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From Influence to Impact: Crisis Leadership for Today and Tomorrow
May 28 webinar: For the better part of four decades, Mark Levy has trained sales and media managers to become the leadership needed to prepare for “the next perfect storm.” Today, the need for crisis leadership is more urgent than ever before. Learn more and register
Self-Care for Journalists
June 11 webinar: Creating balance and maintaining your emotional and physical wellness is as important as ever for journalists. We'll discuss some ideas on how to create that balance to best take care of yourself. We’ll also discuss how to create a healthy work environment for employees. Learn more and register
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Getting Back to Business
Before you take employees back. First, consider the federal, state and local guidance, laws and orders. These may be changing rapidly. Look at OSHA regs, which may vary by region, and consider the sick leave, family and medical leave, and other workplace laws. Be mindful of the Family First Coronavirus Response Act, which — like most other coronavirus-related laws — sunset on Dec. 31.
Pandemic 2020 and Beyond: 5 Ways We Must Change Our Sales Approach
 What does the marketplace need now? First, it needs information — right in newspaper’s wheelhouse. Our job is to bring our customers information right away. Simply selling things for advertisers to buy is not enough anymore.
Generating Revenue During the Pandemic by Helping Your Advertisers and Readers
Homework during stay-at-home: Invest in marketing systems and strategies. Peter Lamb: “You cannot educate others if you are not educated yourself.” Think about it: Your Mom & Pop businesses don’t know how to rebrand or restage themselves. When you can go to your customers and say I’ve learned something, you’ll be listened to and respected.

When it comes to delivering results for local businesses: NEWSPAPERS HAVE YOUR BACK

Share this message with local businesses in your community through a new marketing campaign being rolled out by America's Newspapers.  

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Members of America's Newspapers are encouraged to participate in a new Donated Ad Program that will help fund operating costs of programs designed to strengthen local journalism at newspapers across the country.  CEO Dean Ridings will be sending an email to publishers and other key market leaders seeking commitments to participate in this new program implemented by the America's Newspapers Board of Directors.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP has published a "Return to Business and Post-Pandemic Planning Checklist" to help companies prepare for the  business impacts arising from COVID-19 and as business begins to reopen. Read more and download the checklist
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Julie Bechtel, formerly executive vice president of BH Media Group, has been named publisher of the Omaha (Nebraska) World-Herald, while Todd Sears, who previously held that position, becomes World-Herald general manager. Bechtel’s previous role included oversight of The World-Herald.
Rana Cash has been named news director of the Savannah (Georgia) Morning News, becoming the first African American to lead the Savannah newsroom in the publication’s 170-year history.