‘Grant-Writing and Partnerships’

Wondering what you can do to receive newsroom grants or work with ProPublica and other nonprofits on projects? We have tips from people who’ve been successful and those who’ve worked on the receiving end of the process.

Steve Dorsey, Vice President of Performance and Partnerships for GateHouse Media, offers tips collected from Florida Times-Union Executive Editor Mary Kelli Palka, South Bend Tribune Executive Editor
Alan Achkar and Charlie Ornstein, Deputy Managing Editor, ProPublica.

Presenter Steve Dorsey was the VP/Innovation at the Austin American-Statesman where he worked on product development and project planning. Dorsey came from the Detroit Media Partnership where he was VP for R+D, after working in many roles in the Detroit Free Press newsroom, culminating as the deputy managing editor/presentation. He has held numerous positions within the society for News Design, he was a Lifetime Achievement honoree, past president, co-chair for two annual workshops, competition judge numerous times, longtime board members, and editor of Design Journal. Dorsey was a newsroom leader at the Lexington Herald-Leader, named one of the SND’s World’s Best-Designed in 1998. Before that, he worked at the York Daily Record and the Syracuse Newspapers.

“Grant-Writing and Partnerships”
11 a.m.-Noon Pacific, Thursday, June 20
Presenter: Steve Dorsey
GateHouse Media
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