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SAY GOODBYE TO BUSINESS AS USUAL!

It’s an all-new SABEW Spring Conference where we’ll focus on the future of business news. You can count on big ideas and Ted-style talks, hands-on skills development and more time for member networking. It’s like nothing we’ve ever done. We promise you’ll go back to your newsrooms with plenty to share and use.

Get the App! On your phone, go to sabew17.sched.com/mobile. Tap “Add to Home Screen.”

Conference chairs are Lisa Gibbs, global business editor, Associated Press and Beth Hunt, director, editorial recruiting and development, American City Business Journals.

For sponsor or exhibitor information contact Renee McGivern.

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Saturday, April 29 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
The Business of News: Successful Startups Talk Shop

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From paid newsletters to platforms, the business of journalism is wide open for experimentation. It also requires a stomach of steel. Hear from the innovators who are making it work during this freewheeling conversation about editorial strategies, revenue models, branding and more. Bring your questions for the founders of Cannabis Wire, Iraq Oil Report, GeekWire and News Deeply.

Speakers
avatar for Todd Bishop

Todd Bishop

Co-founder and editor, GeekWire
Todd Bishop is co-founder and editor of GeekWire, a national technology news site based in the Pacific Northwest and the hub of the Seattle region's tech community. A veteran technology journalist, Todd covers cloud tech, e-commerce, virtual reality, devices, apps and tech giants... Read More →
avatar for Ben Lando

Ben Lando

Founder, publisher and editor-at-large, Iraq Oil Report
Ben Lando is founder, publisher and editor-at-large of Iraq Oil Report. Ben has reported from more than a dozen countries on energy, political and security issues. Prior to and while setting up Iraq Oil Report, he was a freelancer in Iraq whose publications include The Wall Stree... Read More →
avatar for Nushin Rashidian

Nushin Rashidian

Co-founder and CEO, Cannabis Wire
Nushin Rashidian is the co-founder of the digital news publication, Cannabis Wire, which provides smart coverage of the emerging global cannabis industry. Cannabis Wire was awarded a Made in NY Entrepreneur Innovation Grant, funded by the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, and also a Magic Grant from the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, a partnership between Stanford Engineering and Columbia Journalism schools. Rashidian... Read More →
avatar for Lara Setrakian

Lara Setrakian

Co-founder and CEO, News Deeply
Lara Setrakian is the co-founder and CEO of News Deeply, a startup that creates news platforms and builds passionate communities centered on the most pressing issues of our time. Her team's inaugural site, Syria Deeply, launched in 2012 and won the 2013 Excellence in Online Journalism Award from the National Press Foundation. The team went on to... Read More →


Saturday April 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Cascade Ballroom I The Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98101