Seattle’s Best

Don’t overlook the home of Microsoft, Amazon, Zillow and other innovative companies large and small when looking for voices in media thought leadership. Below are observations and insights from a handful of the city’s media leaders that RJI Director of Communications Brian Steffens collected while accompanying a Missouri School of Journalism innovation and entrepreneurship class as they visited each venue.

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Seattle’s Best: Zillow’s Housing Hackathon
April 8, 2015

What if you threw a party and everybody came?

Don’t overlook the home of Microsoft, Amazon, Zillow and other innovative companies large and small when looking for voices in media thought leadership. Below are observations and insights from a handful of the city’s media leaders that I collected while accompanying a Missouri School of Journalism innovation and entrepreneurship class as they visited each venue.

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  • Seattle’s Best: Mary Bruno

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    Seattle’s Best: Mary Bruno
    March 26, 2015

    Nonprofit digital news operations tend to be more mission driven than profit/commerce driven. But lacking traditional advertising/revenue streams, sustainability and growth is no less challenging than for legacy media.
  • Seattle’s Best: Cherylynne Crowther

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    Seattle’s Best: Cherylynne Crowther
    March 25, 2015

    The creative newsroom at Edelman Seattle is still under construction with only a handful of the team hired and in place. Brian Steffens spoke with Cherylynne Crowther, executive producer, on its future.
  • Seattle’s Best: Ben Huh

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    Seattle’s Best: Ben Huh
    March 24, 2015

    Don’t overlook the home of Microsoft, Amazon, Zillow and other innovative companies large and small when looking for voices in media thought leadership. Brian Steffens visited with Ben Huh, founder of Cheezburger and co-founder of Circa.

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