Finance and Accounting Data Specialist

Position details: Part-time employee (expanded hours or full-time possible in future, contingent on funding) Location: Anywhere. LMA/LMF is a virtual organization. You need only reliable internet access and a commercial airport nearby for occasional travel, once conditions allow. Starts: As soon as possible. Reports to the LMA director of finance and accounting. Compensation: ~$20/hour, 20-25 […]

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Built to last: Record-Journal creates Latino Communities Reporting Lab funded with philanthropy

By Frank Mungeam • LMA Chief Innovation Officer In the landmark business book Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies, authors James Collins and Jerry Porras identify core characteristics of organizations built to succeed over the long haul. These companies embrace purpose, not just profits; they set “big hairy audacious goals” (BHAG); they are […]

LMA Fest 2022 Agenda

LMA Fest 2022 is a modern take on the former LMA Digital Revenue Summit. We’ll be taking over the Gleacher Center, home to the University of Chicago’s executive MBA program, in downtown Chicago for three days of meetings Aug. 16-18, focused on the growth of your business. Here’s what we’re planning: All times Central (Chicago […]

Accelerate Local 2022 Agenda

Three days of virtual sessions focus on growth strategies for local media including reader revenue, branded content, journalism funded by philanthropy and Connected TV. Once you have registered for the event, you will receive a link in your confirmation email to register for each session you’d like to attend. All times Eastern. Thank you to […]

Job description: Managing Director, LMA Technology Resource Center

Title: Managing Director, LMA Technology Resource Center Local Media Association/Local Media Foundation Position details: Full-time employee, 2-year contract (renewal possible, contingent on funding). Location: Anywhere. LMA/LMF is a virtual organization. You need only reliable internet access and a commercial airport nearby for occasional travel, once conditions allow. Starts in January 2022. Reports to the LMA […]

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LMA investment in BlueLena furthers mission to reinvent business models for news

(February 24, 2022) — To further its mission to help local media companies discover new and sustainable business models, Local Media Association has made a strategic investment in BlueLena, a service provider that helps media outlets develop successful subscription, membership and donation programs. LMA completed the transaction this week in tandem with Automattic, Inc., which […]

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Report for America and Local Media Association announce partnership to advance newsroom sustainability

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2022 — Report for America, Local Media Association and Meta Journalism Project today announced a new partnership to catalyze philanthropic and business model innovation for local newsrooms. Support from Meta Journalism Project will enable Report for America and LMA to offer 20 local newsrooms a six-month best practices course on philanthropy, […]

Accelerate Local 2022

Once you have registered for the event, please use the links below to register for the individual sessions you would like to attend. You will receive an email from Zoom Webinar with your unique log-in information. Monday, May 2 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Ad Forecast 2032: Dramatic Changes Ahead If you think it’s been […]

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LMA CEO Nancy Lane, industry leaders offer post-COVID predictions on E&P podcast

By Emilie Lutostanski • Director, Local News Resource Center LMA Chief Executive Officer Nancy Lane joined the Editor & Publisher Reports Vodcast with other industry leaders to share thoughts on what’s in store for local news publishers in a world permanently changed from a global pandemic. Publisher Mike Blinder moderated a conversation on philanthropic revenue […]

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Consumer Revenue Innovation Mission preview: Lessons from the GNI Subscriptions Lab

The Consumer Revenue Innovation Mission, March 23-25 in New York City, will provide attendees exposure and insight into promising consumer revenue streams, with data insights, case studies and established best practices for applying these to your organization. Beyond theory and without fluff — this Innovation Mission is about actionable ideas for growing audience and revenue, […]