How Instagram Fellows Are Helping Transform Local Newsrooms [Sponsored]

  • Thursday, Oct 01 – 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM ET (17:30 – 18:15 UTC)
  • Not available virtually
  • #ONA20
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Meet three young journalists who spent their college break in local newsrooms across the country developing and implementing an Instagram strategy that supports each publisher’s business goals, as well as a playbook with easy-to-execute strategies for editors to maintain the profile after the fellowship. Fellows will share strategies to reach a larger and younger audiences, increase engagement and generate subscriptions from Instagram.

The event is one of four sessions at ONA20 Everywhere supported by Facebook Journalism Project. Learn more about Facebook, including their office hours at ONA20, and other great Midway participants in the ONA20 Grip platform.


Rebecca Rosenblat
Strategic Partner Manager, Local News, Facebook

Liat Kornowski
Manager, Instagram Local News Fellowship, FJP x RJI

Arin Jemerson
Instagram Local News Fellow, Amsterdam News - Harlem, NY
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Elie Levine
Intern, formerly: Instagram Local News Fellowship; now: NPR
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