Newsrooms in the Future Will be Different .  Randy Covington Director, Ifra Newsplex at the University of South Carolina
.  Newsrooms will be different Ifra Newsplex  at the University of South Carolina Newsplex Europe Darmstadt, Germany
.  <ul><li>Impresa </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Times </li></ul><ul><li>El Tiempo </li></ul><ul><li>Morris </li></ul><ul><l...
.  Roles training in convergent journalism <ul><li>Writing across formats </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging and </li></ul><ul><li...
.  It’s not about formats or technology
It’s about the story! .
.  We live in a multi-media world Star Car Shelby, N.C.
Newsrooms will be different .  Edipresse Lausanne
Newsrooms will be different .  RIA Novosti Moscow
New Roles for the Full Media Newsroom .  <ul><li>Newsflow editor:  Story </li></ul><ul><li>Multiskilled journalist:  Conte...
Multiskilled journalist .  <ul><li>A media “generalist” </li></ul><ul><li>Understands different formats; familiar with var...
Multiskilled journalist .  Heidi McGuire Gannett BPJ Denver Likes to shape  and control her own work
News resourcer .  <ul><li>Informatics journalist/editor </li></ul><ul><li>Applies news judgment with a thorough understand...
Story builder .  <ul><li>Combines roles of print copy editor and broadcast producer </li></ul><ul><li>Develops and deploys...
Newsflow coordination .  <ul><li>Directs coverage across formats and delivery services </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates multip...
.  Three organizational models: <ul><li>The Tampa Tribune </li></ul><ul><li>The Nordjyske Medier </li></ul><ul><li>Daily T...
.
.  Nordjyske Medier Aalborg, Denmark
.  Daily newspaper – 6 local editions – circulation 72.000 Daily free – circulation 25.000 24-hour local TV news channel (...
.  Nordjyske Medier Aalborg, Denmark <ul><li>Editorial staff of 248 </li></ul><ul><li>Five “media conductors”  </li></ul><...
.  Superdesk:  media editors Editorial managers as Media Conductors Multi-media content groups Matrix Organisation Complem...
.  Superdesk   Radio jour TV anchor Online, mobile editor Photo manager Media conductor Assistent News editor, print Flexi...
.  Daily Telegraph, London
.  Daily Telegraph, London <ul><li>24-hour digital, multi media newsroom </li></ul><ul><li>67,000 square feet </li></ul><u...
.  Daily Telegraph, London <ul><li>Story components integrated from start </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Th...
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Newsrooms In The Future Will Be Different From Randy Covington

  1. 1. Newsrooms in the Future Will be Different . Randy Covington Director, Ifra Newsplex at the University of South Carolina
  2. 2. . Newsrooms will be different Ifra Newsplex at the University of South Carolina Newsplex Europe Darmstadt, Germany
  3. 3. . <ul><li>Impresa </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Times </li></ul><ul><li>El Tiempo </li></ul><ul><li>Morris </li></ul><ul><li>Radio Free Europe </li></ul>Journalists preparing for the future
  4. 4. . Roles training in convergent journalism <ul><li>Writing across formats </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging and </li></ul><ul><li>moblogging </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Slide shows </li></ul><ul><li>Video production </li></ul>
  5. 5. . It’s not about formats or technology
  6. 6. It’s about the story! .
  7. 7. . We live in a multi-media world Star Car Shelby, N.C.
  8. 8. Newsrooms will be different . Edipresse Lausanne
  9. 9. Newsrooms will be different . RIA Novosti Moscow
  10. 10. New Roles for the Full Media Newsroom . <ul><li>Newsflow editor: Story </li></ul><ul><li>Multiskilled journalist: Content </li></ul><ul><li>News resourcer: Context </li></ul><ul><li>Story builder: Experience </li></ul>
  11. 11. Multiskilled journalist . <ul><li>A media “generalist” </li></ul><ul><li>Understands different formats; familiar with various technologies and equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Can use video, text, graphics, audio, </li></ul><ul><li>still photos and interactivity to tell a story. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Multiskilled journalist . Heidi McGuire Gannett BPJ Denver Likes to shape and control her own work
  13. 13. News resourcer . <ul><li>Informatics journalist/editor </li></ul><ul><li>Applies news judgment with a thorough understanding of the information landscape </li></ul><ul><li>Chief editorial information officer </li></ul>
  14. 14. Story builder . <ul><li>Combines roles of print copy editor and broadcast producer </li></ul><ul><li>Develops and deploys integrated packages across media streams </li></ul><ul><li>Understands how different aspects of stories can best be told in different media </li></ul>
  15. 15. Newsflow coordination . <ul><li>Directs coverage across formats and delivery services </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates multiple products under a unified editorial brand </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures service to a broad range of news consumers </li></ul>
  16. 16. . Three organizational models: <ul><li>The Tampa Tribune </li></ul><ul><li>The Nordjyske Medier </li></ul><ul><li>Daily Telegraph </li></ul>
  17. 17. .
  18. 18. . Nordjyske Medier Aalborg, Denmark
  19. 19. . 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
  20. 20. . Nordjyske Medier Aalborg, Denmark <ul><li>Editorial staff of 248 </li></ul><ul><li>Five “media conductors” </li></ul><ul><li>Editors for each medium “refine” the content </li></ul><ul><li>Editorial departments serve all media </li></ul>
  21. 21. . Superdesk: media editors Editorial managers as Media Conductors Multi-media content groups Matrix Organisation Complements to Nordjyske medier Hjørring osv. Aalborg Community Sports Life style Business ONLINE PRINT RADIO TV
  22. 22. . Superdesk Radio jour TV anchor Online, mobile editor Photo manager Media conductor Assistent News editor, print Flexible place Complements to Nordjyske medier
  23. 23. . Daily Telegraph, London
  24. 24. . Daily Telegraph, London <ul><li>24-hour digital, multi media newsroom </li></ul><ul><li>67,000 square feet </li></ul><ul><li>460 journalists </li></ul><ul><li>Daily circulation 900,000 </li></ul>
  25. 25. . Daily Telegraph, London <ul><li>Story components integrated from start </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Three job titles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reporter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Editor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Producer </li></ul></ul>

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