Leading Newsroom Change
Two-day leadership course for senior managers, editors and journalists.
Leading Newsroom Change is a two-day leadership development course for senior media professionals, with discussions and presentations led by industry experts specialising in business models, organisational transformation, audience development, and the latest approaches to storytelling, such as virtual reality and 360° videos.
The course aims to apply the latest media research to the newsroom, replacing buzzwords and groupthink with relevant evidence-based input on current challenges and opportunities faced by news organisations, including:
- Key digital transformation considerations for news media
- Innovations in audience engagement
- Cultural change in news organisations
- Artificial intelligence in the newsroom
- The misinformation debate
- How audiences access news online
Reuters Institute directors, associates and experienced practitioners will lead discussions on the most recent media research, tools and innovations, and how they can be applied in the newsroom. Guest speakers include Tom Standage, deputy editor of The Economist and Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of the Guardian.
The course is designed to enable participants to develop strategies for their own organisations, to share experiences and expand their professional networks, inspired by the international yet intimate Oxford environment.
Applications are open for the following dates:
- 20-22 February 2019
- 22-24 May 2019
- 6-8 November 2019
Cost: £2,500 per participant. This includes two evening dinners in Oxford University colleges and two lunches. Accommodation and travel are not included.
Location: The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, 13 Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6PS
Registration: For more information and to register please email firstname.lastname@example.org
What previous attendees say about Leading Newsroom Change:
“It was very informative of the experience we are going through and I will take away lessons on how other publishers are dealing with it.”
Keith Poole, Head of Digital, The Sun, London.
“Lucy Kueng – so insightful. Alan Rusbridger – brilliant thoughts. Rasmus Nielsen – very helpful to understand the problem.”
Bastian Obermayer, Head of Investigative Team, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Munich.
“A lot of arguments for my discussions at home.”
Wolfgang Vichtl, Head of BR24, Munich.
“I love the interaction aspect. It makes it easier to discuss when the situation is non-competitive. This was a very supportive and accomplished group all of whom had value to add. Keep the quality high!”
Jo Morrell, Managing Editor, The Telegraph, London.
“It was a great inspiration and gave me new arguments for discussion.”
Adrian Zaugg, Head of Corporate Strategy at Swiss Broadcasting Corporation.
“The session on data and metrics really changed my opinion on the subject.”
Andrea Kister, Head of News, BR (Bavarian Broadcasting), Munich.
For an example of programme content download the most recent Leading Newsroom Change agenda: