30 Under 30 Nominations Open

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News Media Alliance Announces Top 30 Under 30 Awards Program
Winners to be recognized at mediaXchange 2017


Arlington, Va. – The News Media Alliance today announced the launch of its annual Top 30 Under 30 Awards program to honor young industry leaders as a part of its mediaXchange 2017 conference. The program provides an opportunity to showcase the energy, innovation and vitality of the news media industry – and its rising stars – at the largest annual gathering of industry executives in North America.

To qualify, applicants should be employed at an Alliance member news media company (journalists or those in business or technology departments) and must be under the age of 30 as of March 31, 2017. Applicants can nominate themselves or a colleague for the award by filling out and submitting a form.

Entries for the program will be accepted today through Friday, March 11, 2017. Each submission will be judged by an Alliance committee on the value of the nominee’s contributions to their company and to the industry as a whole. The winners of the Top 30 Under 30 Awards will be announced at mediaXchange 2017, taking place April 30- May 3, 2017 in New Orleans, LA.

“I am continually impressed by young people in this industry who are deeply passionate about the news business, and working tirelessly to create its future,” said David Chavern, Alliance CEO & President.  The reality is that digital and print news organizations are now defined not only by great journalism, but also constant experimentation and business model innovation.  For the second year, the News Media Alliance wants to honor young innovators in our critical industry with the “30 under 30” awards at our brand new mediaXchange conference in New Orleans in May.”mediaXchange is the largest gathering of newspaper media industry executives in the United States and Canada. An exciting three days of proven success strategies and networking with top news media and advertising executives, the conference allows industry professionals to share valuable information and insightful ideas that will produce results.

For more information about the Top 30 Under 30 Awards, contact Michelle Harris, NAA’s VP of Membership & Development, at Michelle@newsmediaalliance.org.


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