How Can We Save Local Media? – Panelists to Address the Press Club Nov. 8

The Press Club is kicking off the 2023-24 program season on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Naples with a national speaker and local panel regarding new media funding models to support (rebuild) local news and investigative reporting.  


How Can We Save Local Media? – Grants, Philanthropy, and Other New Funding Models to Support Local and Investigative Journalism

Lead Presenter:

Roshini Neslage, Head of Communications, American Journalism Project, headquartered in Washington, DC

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Tom Doerr, Director of Local News and Content, Fort Myers Broadcasting Company (FMBC)—WINK News and Gulfshore Life/Business
  • Wendy Fullerton Powell, Executive Editor, Naples Daily News (Gannett)
  • Corey Lewis, General Manager, WGCU Public Media
  • James (Jim) Schwartzel, President of Sun Broadcasting

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Watch your inbox for further details and a link to Eventbrite where you can purchase tickets to the upcoming Nov. 8 luncheon.