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“Kevin Kamen works relentlessly. Whenever he speaks about the
publishing business or companies, I pay close attention.”
Paul Tash (Mr. Tash is Chairman of the Pulitzer Board
and CEO/Chairman of the Tampa Bay Times.), August 1, 2014
“Kevin Kamen is one of the world’s best-known and most-prolic brokers
of media properties and companies.”
— Gypsy C. Gallardo, CEO/Publisher of
The Power Broker Magazine, July 30, 2014
Whose judgement do they trust?
“Kevin Kamen correctly predicted as far back as 2010 that a buyer would
be willing to pay $42 million to $51 million for The Journal ... ‘They paid
about $4 million to $5 million more than they should have,’ Kamen told
WPRI.com ... Kamen suggested Gatehouse was motivated to pay a premium
in part to ensure a competing newspaper chain didn’t get The (Providence)
— Ted Nessi, WPRI 12, Providence, Rhode Island, July 23, 2014
Considering selling your publication? You
should have your title nancially valued
correctly and listed for sale. Call or come visit
Kamen & Co. Group Services to assist you.
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Whose voice do
industry leaders seek?
Just ask them.
A snap shot of Emily Dresslar and Guy Tasaka presenting a case study on
Calkins Media going OTT at the 2015 Fast Forward Video Conference.
For local media companies, the revenue opportunities around online video have changed
as fast as the medium itself in the past 10 to 15 years. Advertising options have grown
from pre-roll to mobile, native, programmatic and much more. Questions of “viewability”
have surfaced, and there’s never enough high-quality content to satisfy demand.
The latest report from the Local Media Innovation Alliance, based in part on the Fast
Forward: Video Summit (August 2015 in Chicago), tackles all of the pertinent lessons of
the day including educating businesses, choosing partners, understanding “over the top”
video programming and growing programmatic advertising. This report also includes
case studies from three companies making online video work for their staffs and their
Get the report at www.localmedia.org/reports.
report is now
MAKING ME MARKETABLE SUMMIT
October 2, Columbia, Missouri
LMA’s Amie Stein will be the keynote speaker
at the University of Missouri Business and
Journalism School's "Making Me Marketable"
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROAD-
CASTERS SMALL MARKET TELEVISION
October 9-10, Austin, Texas
LMA’s Amie Stein will be a guest speaker at
this event and will assist in moderating the
Small Market Key Executives Think Tank.
MULTI-CHANNEL MONETIZATION SUMMIT
October 21, San Francisco
LMA & California Newspaper Publishers As-
sociation are partnering to present this one-day
event. LMA’s Amie Stein is coordinating the
program with half the day devoted to program-
matic and the balance to native.
LOCAL MEDIA EVENTS WORKSHOP
November 10-11, Chicago
LMA believes that events are a critical com-
ponent to local media transformation and this
two-day workshop will provide the necessary
tools and information to launch or expand a
full blown events division at your local media
company. Held at the Sheraton Chicago O’Hare.
More about this event on page 1.
NAB/CONTENT AND COMMUNICATIONS
November 11-12, New York City
LMA President Nancy Lane has developed and
will moderate a workshop on
Innovative Content Strategies for News: Balanc-
ing Data, Technology, Social & More.
Lane’s workshop will feature three sessions
(The Newsroom of Tomorrow: Balancing Bet-
ter, Faster and Cheaper; More Than Cute Cat
Videos: What We Can Learn from the Big Online
News Disruptors; Data and Analytics: Invest or
Be Left Behind) about the changing content
landscape for news organizations.
About the CCW conference: This media and
entertainment event on the East Coast covers
television, film, satellite, online video, live
events, corporate A/V, production and post.
NAB’s CCW showcases the full range of next-
gen technology to expand knowledge and grow
business. LMA members interested in attending
receive special registration pricing. Full details
CALKINS MEDIA DIGITAL SUMMIT
December 3, Sarasota, Florida
LMA’s Amie Stein will speak at the company's
annual leadership team meeting.
KEY EXECUTIVES MEGA-CONFERENCE
February 22-24, 2016, Austin, TX
LMA is partnering with Inland Press Asso-
ciation and Southern Newspapers Publishers
Association to present this expansive industry
gathering. Last year this event attracted over
600 attendees and the 2016 program promises
to deliver key intelligence on the latest and
emerging best local media practices for driving
revenue, audience and company performance.
The LMA staff is on the go hosting
conferences, speaking at various
industry events and conducting
training across North America and
The upcoming schedule includes:
To schedule training, inquire about these
events or to discuss conference speak-
ing opportunities, contact Peter Conti at
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