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Registration under way for March 5 management seminar at The Star

February 4, 2016

Registration for Mid-America Press Institute’s March 5 management seminar at The Indianapolis Star is under way.

Three leading media managers will lead the one-day seminar at the newspaper, 130 S. Meridian St.

Registration is $40 and includes lunch. Registration can be made by contacting MPI Executive Director John Ryan at jmryan@eiu.edu.

The seminar faculty includes Jill Geisler, the Bill Plante Chair of Leadership and Management Integrity at Loyola University, Chicago and formerly affiliated with the Poynter Institute; Marty Kaiser, retired editor of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; and Mizell Stewart, managing director of content for the Journal Media Group and now with Gannett.

The schedule:

 

9:30 – Welcome from Mid-America leadership; intros

9:45 – 11am  Managing Change: 5 Key Accelerators – Jill Geisler (Poynter, Loyola University) and Marty Kaiser (retired editor of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)

11-11:15 – Break

11:15-12:30 – Assessing and Upgrading Your Culture – Geisler/Kaiser

12:30 – 1:15 – Lunch. Guest Speaker – Mizell Stewart  (formerly with Scripps, Journal Newspapers and now Gannett)

1:30 – 3:00 – Accountability and Challenging Conversations – Geisler/Kaiser

3:00 – 4:00 – Front Line Ideas and Issues  – Open Forum with Geisler/Kaiser/Stewart

 

MPI has a room block at the Hampton Inn, 105 S. Meridian St., 317-261-1200. The room rate is $134 for Friday, March 4, and $189 for Saturday, March 5.

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