Seattle’s Best 2016

Each February for the past five years, Marty Steffens has taken her University of Missouri School of Journalism business models class to Seattle to experience and hear from entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs who are furiously transforming news media. Seattle has a tremendous range of news outlets, from hyperlocal news sites and traditional print and broadcast properties, to the MSN Web portal and brand newsrooms at Edelman and Starbucks. The startup and innovation culture in Seattle is exciting.

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Entrepreneurs share their lessons learned
March 2, 2016

Following two days of exposure to entrepreneurial media outlets in Seattle, our University of Missouri School of Journalism media models class capped its West Coast trip at the all-day GeekWire Startup Day in neighboring Bellevue.

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  • How three Seattle media firms are engaging with audiences

    Seattle’s Best 2016
    How three Seattle media firms are engaging with audiences
    February 26, 2016

    Seattle has a tremendous range of news outlets, from hyperlocal news sites and traditional print and broadcast properties, to the MSN Web portal and brand newsrooms at Edelman and Starbucks. The startup and innovation culture in Seattle is exciting.
  • Exploring new options and opportunities at The Seattle Times

    Seattle’s Best 2016
    Exploring new options and opportunities at The Seattle Times
    February 22, 2016

    The Seattle Times is constantly testing and measuring new strategies, marketing initiatives, content, and audience engagement. There’s an almost insatiable desire to explore new options and opportunities.

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