An attendee favorite in 2016, Jacqui Banaszynski returns to deliver two half day journalism workshops in Scottsdale. Explore how to report and write about people in ways that make them the authentic, memorable personalities that inhabit the heart of our stories. Then see how a sound, purposeful structure can serve as the foundation for creative, effective stories.
For those who don’t know Scott Baxter, he is a well-known Western photographer who specializes in commercial, fine art and editorial photography. His primary subjects are cowboys, ranching families and the Western lifestyle. He has completed several photography projects that have been displayed in museums in the West.
Come listen to True West magazine’s CEO and Executive Editor regale his fellow, besieged, publishing compadres with tales of the Old West and how to survive in a digital world. (hint: not easy).
The Grand Poobah of Niche Media, Carl Landau’s unique insights into the needs of small-to-medium niche publishers inspired his wildly successful “Publishers Only” Niche Magazine Conference (2007) and his subsequent Niche Digital Conference (2009), and other events focused on the revenue concerns and business needs of niche media owners and publishers. Niche Media now puts on five events per year and growing!
Katie Stern provides insight into color management and Lightroom and Photoshop workflow for photography in publishing. She also presents sessions to assist attendees in analyzing and designing their websites to enhance the user experience and improve the website’s ROI.
Christopher Ware is a media sales expert with 18 years’ experience in selling print and digital advertising, event sponsorships, and exhibit space. He presents sales sessions on using the science of persuasion to close a sale and media sales tactics for success on Saturday and moderates a panel on changing the sales conversation on Friday.