2010 New Media Women
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"A day-long gathering of women news creators and wannabe news creators"
Registration is now closed.
View the live stream here on Monday, Nov. 8 starting at 8:45.
November 8, 2010
Keynote speech by Laurel Touby, Founder & Cyberhostess of mediabistro.com
The Barbara Jordan Conference Center - Kaiser Family Foundation
1330 G St NW, Washington, D.C.
Laurel started her career at Young & Rubicam/NY in the media planning department. She left Y&R to become an editorial assistant at Working Woman, moved on to Business Week as a staff editor, and in 1993 began editing and writing a column on workplace issues for Glamour. She has covered everything from travel to business to breast cancer for a variety of publications, including New York, Travel + Leisure, Self, Redbook, McCall's, Family Circle, Good Housekeeping, Working Mother, and the New York Daily News. Born in Oahu, Hawaii, Laurel grew up in Miami (before South Beach existed) and graduated from Smith College with a degree in economics.
Agenda subject to change.
|8:45 - 9:15||Welcome/Introductions|
|9:15 - 9:50||Covering Local/State News
|9:50 - 10:45||Launching Niche News Sites
|10:45 - 11:00||Networking Break|
|11:00 - 11:30||Issues for Entrepreneurs - view the presentation
|11:30 - 11:50||Ramping up with Social Media
|11:50 - 12:25||Going National, Developing a Business Plan, Attracting Angel Investors:
A Case Study of ChickRX.com
|12:25 - 12:30||New Media Entrepreneur Award presentation|
|12:30 - 1:00||Lunch|
|1:00 - 2:00||Keynote: Laurel Touby, Founder, mediabistro.com|
"Lessons Learned from a Successful Startup"
|2:00 - 2:30||Clues from the Research
|2:30 - 3:00||Teasing Out Contributors
|3:00 - 3:20||Sustaining and Growing Operations
|3:20 - 3:40||Mobile-prenuering
|3:40 - 4:00||Open Mic|
|4:00 - 5:00||Reception|