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API summit: Cracking the Code for Effective Product Management

The American Press Institute will hold an invitation-only Thought Leader Summit on newsroom product management on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 in New York City.

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Hosted at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Cracking the Code for Effective Product Management will gather executives, product managers and other innovators from leading legacy and startup news organizations. Job titles are varied in this realm, so we’re bringing people together with a range of formal titles, all of whom have hands-on responsibility for product management and product development.

The day will address critical issues and potential solutions, including practical workflows and processes for working with teams across departments, hiring and leadership for effective product management, and uncovering new product opportunities based on data.

Unlike a typical conference, the summit’s intimate, interactive format allows each attendee to be an active participant, sharing their expertise and experiences while gaining actionable insights from others. After the event, the best ideas will be distilled into a resource for consultation in matters related to newsroom product management.

Participating organizations include, among others:


BuzzFeed


The Guardian


Washington Post


New York Times


Boston Globe


Vox Media


Wall Street Journal


The Atlantic


Upworthy


theSkimm


CNN Digital


Advance Digital


Billy Penn


AJ+


TIME


NPR


Huffington Post


Forbes


Slate


Seattle Times


BH Media Group


Philadelphia Media Network


Lee Enterprises


National Geographic


Fusion


Deseret Digital Media


Gannett


Quartz

This is API’s sixth Thought Leader Summit, events designed facilitate peer learning among leaders in the industry.

For more information, contact event co-host Sarah Milstein at sarah.milstein@pressinstitute.org.

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