The countdown is on for the WNA’s largest annual event! Online registration is open for the 2018 WNA Convention & Trade Show, which will be held April 12-13 at the Sheraton Madison Hotel near downtown Madison.
See the full speaker lineup and the schedule at www.wnaconvention.com
Need a place to stay? The WNA has a block of rooms available at the convention hotel for $119 per night. Click here to book online. The deadline to reserve a room at this special rate is March 28.
American Press Institute
Jeff Sonderman is the deputy executive director of the American Press Institute, helping to lead its use of research, tools, events, and strategic insights to advance and sustain journalism. He is a leader in helping modern journalism thrive through the right blend of technology, audience engagement, data-driven content strategy, integrated business models, and transformative leadership.
Rick Schlesinger recently completed his 14th season with the Milwaukee Brewers and sixth in his role as chief operating officer. He was named to his current position on Jan. 24, 2011, after previously serving as executive vice president of business operations. Schlesinger oversees the Club’s business affairs, including sponsorships, marketing, ticket sales, guest services, public relations, community relations, broadcasting, new media, communications, and non-baseball special events.
Loyola University Chicago
Jill Geisler is the Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity at Loyola University Chicago and an internationally recognized expert in leadership and management. She’s the person news organizations reach out to when their managers need solutions, skills and inspiration. Her influence on media leaders ranges from Boston to Bhutan. She is also the newly-named Newseum Institute Fellow in Women’s Leadership.