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Take our survey: The future of remote working

All newspaper employees (managers and non-managers) are encouraged to participate in a quick America's Newspapers survey on The Future of Remote Working.  Publishers and managers: Share the survey link with your staffs and encourage them to take part.
PIVOT 2021 - Session Highlights

Events in the new normal: Gannett's Lyndsi Lane to address PIVOT in 2 weeks

During the pandemic, events were put on hold, but it's an area that newspapers should begin taking a new look at again. In just two weeks, Lyndsi Lane, with Gannett's Events and Promotions division, will address PIVOT 2021 with a look at events in the new normal.  Join us to see how events can help your community reconnect and generate revenue for your bottom line.

Sen. Cantwell urges deputy small business administrator nominee to fix barriers to PPP loans

At a Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing on Wednesday, April 21, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) urged the nominee for deputy administrator of the Small Business Administration to correct issues that have prevented some newspapers and broadcasters from applying for critical assistance from the Paycheck Protection Program. Sen. Cantwell will be among the presenters next month during America's Newspapers Spring Conference — PIVOT 2021.  During a talk scheduled for Tuesday, May 11, at 3:30 p.m. EDT, she will be discussing her legislative priorities for the news media.
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Benchmarks show importance of news subscriber yield management

Subscription yield management, which includes pricing strategy as well as tactics related to audience revenue growth, is a field of analysis that has very high ROI for publishers. Here’s why.
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The Albuquerque Journal sees success with messaging

Late last spring, The Albuquerque Journal in New Mexico implemented interactive voice response (IVR) messaging on its website. The paper also started deflecting inbound IVR customer service calls made from cell phones to messaging. Of the callers offered messaging, 10% chose the messaging option for faster service.  Containment averages 60%.
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The Associated Press has appointed Tom Januszewski to head the news agency’s business development initiatives globally. He will be responsible for driving revenue growth, building out content and service lines, introducing new revenue channels and leading a team focused on new markets.
Cox Enterprises has announced that Scott LeTourneau has been named vice president of corporate development. LeTourneau will be responsible for the company’s long-term growth strategy to diversify its core businesses, while also serving as an adviser to existing portfolio companies.
In a memo this week to staff, Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee announced several changes to The Associated Press senior leadership team in News, aimed at keeping AP's news report strong, mission driven and sharp, and aligning more closely with products and technology to drive AP’s overall success.