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  • 1. Newsroom organizational models Randy Covington Director, WAN-IFRA Newsplex at the University of South Carolina
  • 2. Newsrooms will be different WAN-IFRA Newsplex at the University of South Carolina Newsplex Europe Darmstadt, Germany
  • 3. Roles training in convergent journalism • El Tiempo • Grupo Ferre Rangel • Financial Times • Daily Nation
  • 4. Newsrooms will be different International Rhone-Alpes Medias Lyon, France Newsplex Asia Singapore
  • 5. Newsrooms will be different Edipresse Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 6. Newsrooms will be different RIA Novosti Moscow
  • 7. Newsrooms will be different Al Jazeera Doha
  • 8. Three organizational models: •The Tampa Tribune •The Nordjyske Medier •Daily Telegraph
  • 9. Nordjyske Medier Aalborg, Denmark
  • 10. Daily newspaper – 6 local editions – circulation 72.000 Daily free – circulation 25.000 24-hour local TV news channel (cable) Local “news windows” in TV networks 2 radio stations 15 weekly papers Internet portals Complements to Nordjyske medier
  • 11. 12 © 2008 IFRA Nordjyske Medier Aalborg, Denmark •Editorial staff of 248 •Five “media conductors” •Editors for each medium “refine” the content •Editorial departments serve all media
  • 12. TV RADIO PRINT ONLINE Business Life style Sports Community Aalborg Hjørring osv. Superdesk: media editors Editorial managers as Media Conductors Multi-media content groups Matrix Organisation Complements to Nordjyske medier
  • 13. Superdesk
  • 14. Daily Telegraph, London
  • 15. Daily Telegraph, London •24-hour digital, multi media newsroom •67,000 square feet •460 journalists •Daily circulation 576,000
  • 16. Daily Telegraph, London •Story components integrated from start •Ownership •Three job titles Reporter Editor Producer
  • 17. Daily Telegraph eliminates platform chiefs Print Online Mobile Crime Politics Business Sports Health Feature
  • 18. USA Today creates content rings
  • 19. Desk editors gain authority Crime Politics Business Sports Health Feature Print Online Mobile
  • 20. The vision at Forbes
  • 21. The Washington Post
  • 22. The Washington Post
  • 23. The Washington Post
  • 24. The Washington Post
  • 25. Jobs will be different
  • 26. New Roles for the Integrated Newsroom •Newsflow editor: Story •Multiskilled journalist: Content •Story builder: Experience •Documentalist: Context
  • 27. New Tasks for the Integrated Newsroom •Social media •Audience engagement •Programmers/technology professionals •User experience •Data and analytics •Revenue/premium information
  • 28. What else? •Traffic conductor •Editorial events coordinator •Crowd in-take coordinator •Community journalism educator •Transparency & integrity coordinator •Chief of crowd creativity •Editorial quantifier Anette Novak World Editors Forum
  • 29. Newsrooms will be different Elephtheros Typos, Athens