Ken Doctor to open at 2013 America East conference

  • Dec 19, 2012

HARRISBURG, Pa. (December 19, 2012) — Ken Doctor has been announced as the keynote speaker for the 2013 America East Technology and Operations Conference, April 8-10 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

A news media analyst for Newsonomics and Harvard's Nieman Journalism Lab and author of “Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get,” Doctor will open the conference with insight on the age of crossover. The news industry, like its cousins in entertainment, now faces the point of audience and ad crossover. The same revolutions sweeping movies, music and TV are transforming our news business. During this keynote presentation, Doctor makes sense of this age of crossover, finding the good news for publishers among the many challenges, and will share best practices that are beginning to form the core of next-generation business models.

A veteran of the digital media industry, Ken Doctor combines deep experience as an executive in strategy, revenue models and journalism. His experience includes 21 years with Knight Ridder, as well as time spent in the worlds of licensing, corporate development, business development and syndication.

America East is the premiere annual conference and trade show for the news media industry. The PNA is poised to deliver another year of information-packed sessions for everyone involved with news media organizations and their multimedia projects. Topics to be covered include social and mobile strategies, creative revenue-generating streams, sustainability programs and more. With its convenient, central location in Hershey, America East is a cost-effective conference with so much to offer. To learn more, visit www.america-east.com.  

The PNA, founded in 1925, is the nonprofit trade association for print and online media in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Its mission is to advance the interests of Pennsylvania news organizations, promote the importance of a free and independent press and provide a forum for critical and innovative thinking about the future of journalism and the newspaper industry. It has more than 300 newspaper and media members, including daily, weekly, and college newspapers and online publications.

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