Chief Executive Officer

Lane is the dynamic leader of Local Media Association, a thriving and innovative organization that works with over 2,800 local media brands (newspapers, TV stations, radio stations, digital news sites & more), as well as several hundred R&D partners in the industry. LMA’s mission is to help local media companies discover, vet and test business models that will support news.

She is the 2019 recipient of the Borrell Award of Merit, presented each year to an executive who has done the most to foster innovation in the local media industry.

LMA assists media companies with digital and cultural transformation via cutting-edge programs, conferences, webinars, research, experiential opportunities & training. Lane is  the author of numerous industry reports over the past few years on a wide variety of subjects. She blogs about disruptive innovation on a regular basis and is a sought-after speaker at media events in North America and Europe.

She has developed LMA into one of the most progressive and forward-thinking media associations in the world.

Lane spent 13 years in the newspaper industry as publisher, ad director and senior level executive in Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Missouri before taking over LMA in 2000.

She is also the Immediate Past President of the Villanova University Alumni Association.

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