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Saturday, April 18 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Engagement: Why It Matters

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When it comes to claiming your audience, you need to know who they are. What are some best practices for connecting with your community and getting them engaged in your work?

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San Francisco Public Press

Publisher, San Francisco Public Press
Lila LaHood is the publisher of the San Francisco Public Press. She has worked as a nonprofit consultant, and as a freelance writer and editor. She was previously a business writer at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, where she covered retail and real estate. Lila is president of the board of directors of the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. She has an M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate... Read More →

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Lydia Chavez

Managing Editor and Founder, Misson Local
Lydia Chávez is the founder and managing editor of Mission Local. She’s also a professor at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism and formerly worked at the NYTimes, LA Times, Time Magazine and the Albuquerque Tribune. She has written and edited two books and has written for the Sunday New York Times Magazine as well as the the Los Angeles Times SundayMagazine, Salon and George.
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Frances Dinkelspiel

Editor, Berkeleyside
Frances Dinkelspiel is the co-founder and executive editor of Berkeleyside. Her second book, Tangled Vines: Greed. Murder, Obsession, and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California, will be published in October. Find her on Twitter at @Frannydink.
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Martin Reynolds

Senior Editor, Bay Area News Group
Martin G. Reynolds is senior editor for community engagement and training for Bay Area News Group and Digital First Media, western region. As former editor in chief of the Oakland Tribune, a lead editor of the Chauncey Bailey Project and co-founder of a Bay Area News Group-sponsored citizen journalism program called Oakland Voices, Reynolds has led Bay Area journalism initiatives to help news outlets stay relevant and connected to diverse... Read More →


Saturday April 18, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hotel Whitcomb (Ballroom)

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