*Times and program details subject to change

Wednesday, July 10

FPF Derek Dunn-Rankin Leadership Institute
10:00 am 4:30 pm

- Track 1 -

- Track 2 -

- Track 3 -

- Track 4 / Other -

Thursday, July 11

Registration Desk Open
9:00 am 6:00 pm | Royal Ballroom
Exhibit Hall Open
11:00 am 7:00 pm | Royal Ballroom

 

- Track 1 -

- Track 2 -

  • FSNE Board Meeting

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    Open to FSNE Board of Directors

  • FSNE Installation of Officers and Annual Meeting

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    Plaza D

  • FSNE Awards Luncheon

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    Majestic Ballroom

    2019 Parker Thomson Media Awards
    Keynote Speaker: Selene San Felice, Capital Gazette, Annapolis

  • Dessert with Exhibitors

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    Royal Ballroom

  • Storytelling in the Mobile First Age

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    Majestic Ballroom

    A close look at how newsrooms that want to be mobile first manage their workflow, and how we create, write, edit and design for mobile.
    Keynote speaker: Dr. Mario R. Garcia, CEO/Founder, Garcia Media

  • It's the Golden Age of Audio Journalism

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    Lassing/Miller

    How to turn up the volume on your digital storytelling
    John Torres, News Columnist/Podcaster, Florida Today; David Schutz, Director of Content, South Florida Sun Sentinel; Rob Connelly, Director of Digital Audio, GateHouse Media

  • Hurricane Michael: Stories from the Storm Front

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    Lassing/Miller

    Under horrible conditions, both personal and professional, how these journalists served their devastated communities.
    Panelists: Mike Cazalas, Regional Editor, Panama City News Herald; Patti Blake, Chief Photographer, Panama City News Herald; Jason Blakeney, Executive Editor, Northwest Florida Daily News; Tom McLaughlin, Investigative Reporter, Northwest Florida Daily News

  • Reception

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    Royal Ballroom

    Silent Auction, Exhibit Hall Passport Drawing

  • Dine Around

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    Click here to sign up

- Track 3 -

- Track 4 / Other -

  • FMA Board Meeting

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    Open to FMA Board of Directors

  • Lunch with Exhibitors

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    Royal Ballroom

  • Making the most of FPES’s nonprofit status!

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    Avery/Chancellor

    Karen Tower, Executive Director FPES and Sue Bedry, Development Specialist Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education

  • NIE in the Classroom

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    Avery/Chancellor

    Donald Whitaker, Tampa Bay Times NIE Teacher of the Year, Civics Teacher, Inverness Middle School

  • Rethinking the Value Proposition of the Digital Edition

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    Plaza D

    Five considerations for your brand’s digital content strategy
    Speaker: Paul DeHart, CEO, BlueToad

  • FMA Idea Exchange

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    Plaza D

    Explore digital revenue ideas, new production techniques and other topics in this facilitated idea exchange
    Facilitators: Kathy Ford, Sales Executive, Panaprint; Laura Walker, Chief Media Officer, NAVC

  • Reception

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    Royal Ballroom

    Silent Auction, Exhibit Hall Passport Drawing

 

 


Friday, July 12

Registration Desk Open
7:30 am 7:00 pm | Royal Ballroom
Exhibit Hall Open
7:30 am 2:30 pm | Royal Ballroom

- Track 1 -

  • Medical Marijuana and CBD Advertising

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    Majestic Ballroom

    New ad opportunity or risky business? Two of Florida’s premier media attorneys discuss the highs and lows of MM and CBD advertising.
    Sam Morley, General Counsel, Florida Press Association; Susan Tillotson Bunch, Partner, Thomas & LoCicero PL

  • Combined session: The Revenue and Content Connection

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    Majestic Ballroom

    How advertising & content teams work together creating better content for readers and more revenue for media
    Bruce Faulmann, Tampa Bay Times; Bill Barker, USA Today Network; Roger Simmons, Orlando Sentinel; Debbie Bates Schrott, Bates Creative. Moderated by Dean Ridings, Intersect Media Solutions
    Friend of NIE Presentation

  • Best New Revenue Ideas

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    Plaza A

    Glen Nickerson moderates a panel of publishers who discuss their best revenue ideas of the past year.
    Panelists: Dan Autrey, Publisher and President, Tampa Bay Newspapers; Sandi Kemp, Publisher, Navarre Press; Moderator: Glen Nickerson, Publisher, Sun Coast Media Group

  • FPA Awards Luncheon

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    Majestic Ballroom

    Hall of Fame, FPF leadership class graduation, Officer installation

  • Dessert with Exhibitors

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    Royal Ballroom

  • FPF Board of Trustees

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    Open to FPF Board of Trustees

- Track 2 -

  • Medical Marijuana and CBD Advertising

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    Majestic Ballroom

    New ad opportunity or risky business? Two of Florida’s premier media attorneys discuss the highs and lows of MM and CBD advertising.
    Sam Morley, General Counsel, Florida Press Association; Susan Tillotson Bunch, Partner, Thomas & LoCicero PL

  • Combined session: The Revenue and Content Connection

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    Majestic Ballroom

    How advertising & content teams work together creating better content for readers and more revenue for media
    Bruce Faulmann, Tampa Bay Times; Bill Barker, USA Today Network; Roger Simmons, Orlando Sentinel; Debbie Bates Schrott, Bates Creative. Moderated by Dean Ridings, Intersect Media Solutions
    Friend of NIE Presentation

  • Campaign 2020

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    Plaza B

    Let’s talk Florida’s super swing state status . . . and a busy upcoming season at Mar-a-Lago.
    Panelists: Christine Stapleton, Investigative Reporter, Palm Beach Post; Pati Mazzei, Miami Bureau Chief, The New York Times; Steve Contorno, Political Editor, Tampa Bay Times; Moderator: Katie Sanders, Managing Editor, PolitiFact

  • Investigative Impact

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    Plaza B

    Award-winning journalists discuss how to prioritize and deliver projects that make a difference.
    Panelists: Megan O’Matz, News Reporter, Sun-Sentinel; Nick Nehamas, Investigative Reporter, Miami Herald; Jeff Burlew, Investigative Reporter, Tallahassee Democrat; Adam Playford, Deputy Editor, Investigations, Tampa Bay Times; Moderator: Randy Roguski, Metro Editor, Sun-Sentinel

  • Lunch with Exhibitors

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    Royal Ballroom

  • Dessert with Exhibitors

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    Royal Ballroom

- Track 3 -

  • Breakfast

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    Royal Ballroom

  • Combined session: The Revenue and Content Connection

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    Majestic Ballroom

    How advertising & content teams work together creating better content for readers and more revenue for media
    Bruce Faulmann, Tampa Bay Times; Bill Barker, USA Today Network; Roger Simmons, Orlando Sentinel; Debbie Bates Schrott, Bates Creative. Moderated by Dean Ridings, Intersect Media Solutions
    Friend of NIE Presentation

  • Are You Down with OTT? You Should Be.

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    Plaza C

    Find out why “Over the Top” is an essential part of the media mix.Brooke Adams, Director of Sales and Partner Growth, ZypMedia; Erin Hagood, Director of Sales and Partner Growth, ZypMedia

  • How to Become a Marketing Unicorn

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    Plaza C

    Tips to help publishers work with clients & agencies to build effective media campaigns.
    Stephanie Stanton, CMO, NSA Media

  • Lunch with Exhibitors

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    Royal Ballroom

  • Dessert with Exhibitors

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    Royal Ballroom

- Track 4 / Other -

  • Breakfast

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    Royal Ballroom

  • Combined session: The Revenue and Content Connection

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    Majestic Ballroom

    How advertising & content teams work together creating better content for readers and more revenue for media
    Bruce Faulmann, Tampa Bay Times; Bill Barker, USA Today Network; Roger Simmons, Orlando Sentinel; Debbie Bates Schrott, Bates Creative. Moderated by Dean Ridings, Intersect Media Solutions
    Friend of NIE Presentation

  • Creating Good Design

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    Plaza D

    Debbie’s visionary perspective on cutting edge design initiatives guides her Bates Creative team as growing thought leaders in the media landscape.
    Debbie Bates-Schrott, CEO/Founder, Bates Creative

  • The Methodology of Improving Your Presentation

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    Plaza D

    Skills to accelerate your customer’s ROI. Peter will discuss what’s needed for improving the customer’s return on investment and the role it plays in the sales process.
    Speaker: Peter Lamb, CEO, Lamb Consulting

  • Lunch with Exhibitors

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    Royal Ballroom

  • Perspectives: A Sustainable Business Model

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    Plaza AB

    How a new publisher survived their first year and how a decades old publisher continues to thrive
    David Denor, Publisher, Florida Trend; Jamie Rich, Founder, Flamingo Magazine

  • Dessert with Exhibitors

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    Royal Ballroom

  • Charlie Award Winners

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    Plaza AB

    Past award winners share their secrets
    Panelists: Anne Millage, Editor-in-Chief, Internal Auditor Magazine; Melanie Smit, Creative Director, Lifestyle Media Group; Moderator: Jacki Levine, Editor, Florida Humanities Council

  • Break

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  • FMA/MAGS Discussion

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    Plaza AB

  • Charlie Awards Reception

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    Majestic Ballroom Foyer

  • Charlie Awards Gala

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    Majestic Ballroom