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2009 Making Media Connections Conference - Metro News

Moderator Valerie Denney led a panel discussion on the roles of beats, City Desk, Assignment Editors and the best way for nonprofits to reach out to these different departments.

The discussion included Tony Martinez, News Director, Telemundo; Cate Cahan, WBEZ-Chicago Public Radio; Don Hayner, Chicago Sun-Times; Mark Jacob, Chicago Tribune.

Caption: News Director Tony Martinez explains the role of a news director and the opportunities of reaching out to Spanish speaking media outlets.

Making Media Connections is an annual conference where hundreds of community leaders, nonprofit executives, journalists, independent publishers and media relations experts gather to promote news that matters.  Listen in as media experts and the general public gather together to discuss getting communities' important stories told. 

Recorded Thursday, June 11, 2009 at Columbia College Film Row Cinema.

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