Presented by Local Media Association and PILOT

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Presented by Local Media Association and PILOT

Monday, January 29

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Happy Hour at Front Page (1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC)

Come meet and network with other Video Summit attendees. Cash bar.

Tuesday, January 30

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. – Registration, light breakfast and welcome remarks

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. – Keynote: Reinventing Video at The Washington Post, Presented by Micah Gelman, Director of Video and Senior Editor, The Washington Post

Prepare to be wowed! The Washington Post continues to lead, disrupt and innovate in all areas including digital. Micah Gelman will share what’s working, what’s not and where they are investing in 2018.

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Video Revenue – Where’s the Money? Presented by Gordon Borrell, CEO, Borrell & Associates

Many media companies have struggled to monetize video. In this session, Borrell will show us where the money is and where it’s going.

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Networking Break

10:15 – 10:25 a.m. – Gold sponsor presentation by GroundTruth

10:25 – 11:30 a.m. – OTT: Is This A Viable Business Opportunity? Presented by: Mike Mocklar, Head of Programming, Digital Video, Raycom Media, Jon Accarrino, Executive Director Business Development, Bonneville Salt Lake City, Shelly Leslie, General Manager, Audience Development, WRAL & Sheryl Worsley, News Director, KSL NewsRadio

This session will feature case studies from TV and radio stations that are incorporating OTT into their businesses and taking advantage of the opportunities for new content and revenue.

11:30 – 12:00 p.m. – From Broadcast to Multi-Platform: Customizing Video Storytelling to the Screen — Presented by Frank Mungeam, VP of Digital Audience Engagement, TEGNA 

As audiences migrate to smaller, portable and on-demand screens, total video consumption continues to grow but new screens require new storytelling techniques. Frank Mungeam, VP Digital Audience Engagement, shares examples of how TEGNA is optimizing video storytelling by platform, from YouTube to native Facebook video to Instagram stories and immersive 360 experiences.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

12:45 – 12:55 p.m. – Gold sponsor presentation by Crystal

1:00 – 1:15 p.m. – YouTube’s Going Local – Presented by Uzo Ometu, Head of Strategic Partnership Development, Content, YouTube

1:15 – 2:00 p.m. – Opportunities with You Tube – Presented by Dan Petty/Denver Post and Catherine Badalamente,VP, Digital Media, Graham Media Group, moderated by Michael Krinzman, formerly VP Video Strategy & Revenue, Gannett.

The Denver Post has built a content and revenue strategy specifically for YouTube – find out why it’s making a major investment in the platform. And Graham Media Group is testing the new YouTube video player – a major disruptive innovation – and will have early results to share. Don’t miss these two terrific case studies, which provide unique perspectives on the YouTube opportunity.

2:00 – 2:10 p.m. – Gold sponsor presentation by TownNews

2:10 – 2:30 p.m. – Emerging Video – Virtual Reality: Ray Soto, Director of Emerging Tech (AR | VR), Gannett and Digital Billboard Network: James Avis, Managing Director, Oahu Media Group

This session examines video platforms and strategies that are just emerging. We’ll take a look at some local media experiments and results. Prepare to geek out.

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Wrap-Up: Interactive Exercises Designed to Help You Develop and Examine Your Strategy – Moderated by John Clark, Executive Director, PILOT and Jed Williams, Chief Innovation Officer, LMA.

The best way to end the summit is to use the information and examples presented throughout the day as inspiration to examine and develop your strategy. This interactive session features all the attendees and includes small group discussions to being exploring new possibilities for your organization.

3:00 p.m. – Adjourn

Sponsorships are available! Contact Lindsey Estes at for more information.



Registration: $495 

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