Contact Brian Glanz, Hive Media Lab Director with ideas for lab events, or for more information about the events below. Email bglanz at KCTS9.org or ping @brianglanz or @hivemedialab on Twitter. Please note that many small or private lab meetings and events are not listed here; ask for availability.
A selection of previous and upcoming events in Hive Media Lab:
Solutions Journalism Network and Global Washington co-hosted this workshop and happy hour at Hive Media Lab, offering "a notebook-full of story ideas and sources for untold stories on refugees, water, human rights, conservation, and climate change." Speakers included Katie Hultquist, West Coast Director for OutRight Action International, Sebastian Mathews, Senior Director at World Vision U.S., Kara Uhl, Senior Manager of Program Quality at Splash, and Chitra Hanstad, Executive Director of World Relief Seattle.
Seattle's Asian American Journalists Association and the Seattle Association of Black Journalists award this year's Northwest Journalists of Color (NJC) Scholarships, the Patricia Fisher Endowed Scholarship, the AAJA Seattle Founders Scholarship, and the Northwest Journalists of Color-KIRO 7 News Internship. NJC scholarship recipients join keynote speaker Tyrone Beason of The Seattle Times for a panel discussion, and talk about their career ambitions.
Hive Media Lab is proud to host winners and honorees, their family members, friends, or mentors, journalists who believe in the importance of newsroom diversity, and hiring managers who want to meet talented aspiring journalists.
Designed to amplify digital-first production, these workshops will feature hosts from PBS Digital Studios shows, industry producers, YouTube creators and strategists to lead discussion of digital content development, production, channel optimization, and marketing. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss their digital-first programming experiences and connect with others in the industry. Registration will open in April.
This community media event will share "Seattle’s Untold Black History: Education then and now." Seattle Untold events will demystify Seattle's Black community by unearthing and sharing local Black history with an audience largely unfamiliar and unaware of the cultural landscape. Structured as a roundtable discussion, a moderator will guide the conversation around educational programs, practices, and standards. More information about this event will be available soon.
Governor Jay Inslee vetoed a controversial bill that would have limited public access to government records earlier that month, after historic pressure from the public, rallied by Washington's local news media.
The U.S. Department of State's Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists brought a couple dozen radio, print, and social media journalists from across Sub-Saharan Africa to Hive Media Lab, in partnership with the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and the World Affairs Council in Seattle. The delegation met with journalists at Crosscut and KCTS 9 during the Seattle portion of their visit to the United States. Themes for the exchange included rights and responsibilities of a free press in a democracy, the operational practices, standards, and institutions of American media, and current trends and challenges in political coverage.
Lisa Williams developed The Magic Pill, an "audio newsletter" which won the Edward J. Murrow Award for Excellence in Innovation. In this workshop, https://lisawilliams.github.io/email/ we shared best practices and an approach to starting newsletters that succeed, as well as retooling existing newsletters.
A peer-to-peer panel discussion and audience Q&A moderated by KCTS's Enrique Cerna and featuring David Kroman of Crosscut, Heidi Groover of The Stranger, Marcus Green of the South Seattle Emerald and Dan Beekman of The Seattle Times.
How can the media uncover and report on promising scaleable solutions, using data and other evidence? What are the benefits of coordinated media coverage on issues like homelessness, and of "labs," enabling ongoing in-dept coverage of hot-button topics? What role can columnists play in highlighting new ideas? Can solutions-based reporting restore civic confidence in the media and in government? Event brought to you by the Puget Sound Chapter of the Solutions Journalism Network and Cascade Public Media's Hive Media Lab, with support from the Western Washington Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Online News Association Seattle.
Contact Brian Glanz, Hive Media Lab Director with ideas for lab events, teams, or projects or for more information about the above. Email bglanz at KCTS9.org or ping @brianglanz or @hivemedialab on Twitter.