America East Media Business & Technology Conference


The 2017 America East Media Business and Technology Conference, administered by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association and scheduled for April 10-12 at the Hershey Lodge, is poised to offer a powerful session lineup for anyone working in the news media industry.

Featuring multiple workshops, 20+ sessions, two awards presentations, networking receptions and a robust trade show floor, America East offers affordable registrations ranging from exhibits-only passes to single-day badges to full-time. Click to register online. Save money by registering early!

Margaret Sullivan, media columnist, The Washington Post, kicks off the conference as the keynote speaker on Monday, April 10. In today's rapidly-changing political, economic and news media environment, the U.S. media is grappling with titanic change on a scale never seen before. Sullivan is uniquely suited to address these issues; her talk at America East will address many of the enormous issues and challenges facing the industry.

Session highlights include:

  • Community newspapers doing things right
  • The Philadelphia Story: A laboratory for the future of news
  • Innovation at The Washington Post
  • Leveraging the legacy
  • Technology trends to watch
  • Dive into the Shark Tank
  • Financial analysis and benchmarking
  • Creating vertical products
  • News on the go
  • Product and project management
  • Commercial printing
  • The rise (or return) of podcasting
  • Ethics and media law