RJI Futures Lab adds new senior editor to its team

Journalist and developer James Gordon has joined the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute as the new senior editor for the RJI Futures Lab. He will help RJI as it grows its technical expertise, particularly in mobile technology and artificial intelligence. Gordon will develop, test and analyze new platforms for journalism. His work will include analyzing … Continued

More trust + more collaboration = more revenue

Revenue generation can be a complex landscape for digital publishers, especially those in small operations. Should you hire a sales team? Use programmatic advertising? Rely on affiliate marketing? Offer native advertising? Can the sales team collaborate and brainstorm with the news team? There’s much to sort out and consider for startup digital publishers trying to … Continued

Kat Duncan joins RJI as senior video editor

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has named Kat Duncan, a former photo and video editor at the San Francisco Chronicle, as its new senior video editor. Among Duncan’s responsibilities will be working with RJI’s Futures Lab staff as they rebrand and redevelop the lab’s online show, “RJI Futures Lab Video Update.” The new show, … Continued

Is your company short on star salespeople? Look to your newsroom

Editor’s note: This post was originally published by poynter.org.  Some of the best-positioned people to help grow news media revenue may be sitting nearby.  They are journalists. Journalists are creative, learn fast, consume a lot of information, interact with a variety of people, keep good notes and understand to be good they must keep learning … Continued