NEW YORK, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Local Media Consortium, a strategic alliance of leading local media companies, today announced Christian Hendricks, president, and Tobias Bennett, vice president for revenue and partnerships, will host a panel discussion at the National Association of Broadcasters' NABSHOW Digital Futures Exchange being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas on April 7, 2019.
The Digital Futures Exchange brings digital executives together for interactive presentations, panels and discussions focused on digital trends and strategies for local markets. At the show, a diverse combination of local media operators and experts will address how future technologies will impact local media, and strategies for successfully leveraging current opportunities.
The Local Media Consortium presentation and panel discussion takes place on Sunday, April 7, at 1:30 p.m. and will focus on how the LMC creates revenue and cost savings opportunities for its more than 80 member companies, and how members gain unmatched access to advanced training from and pilot project initiatives with major platforms. Panelists for the LMC session include James Green, vice president for digital at Lee Enterprises; Anthony Katsur, senior vice president for digital strategy and operations at Nexstar; and Tom Sly, vice president, revenue, national media at Scripps.
"We look forward to attending and presenting at NAB, one of the nation's premier events for media and technology innovators," said Hendricks. "As the digital landscape continues to evolve for media companies, NAB provides an ideal opportunity to share best practices, understand the latest technologies and forge new relationships. We believe the LMC has an important voice in this landscape and we are enthusiastic to share how our local media members are increasing revenue and audience growth through new technologies and partnerships."
About the Local Media Consortium
The Local Media Consortium delivers economic value through strategic partnerships on behalf of more than 80 local media companies in top markets across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, and includes more than 2,500 outlets. By harnessing the combined volume and scale of its members, the LMC reduces costs and increases revenue with technology and service providers like Google, Facebook, Monster and others. The aggregated LMC audience footprint spans 160 million unique monthly visitors and its member companies serve more than four billion pageviews to consumers. More information is available at www.localmediaconsortium.com.
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