ATCA Connects session on nonprofit arts journalism

ATCA Connects session on nonprofit arts journalism

The American Theatre Critics Association’s Conference & Event committee will hold a virtual event on nonprofit arts journalism Tuesday, April 27, 2021 starting at 8 pm EDT / 5 pm PT.

As arts coverage continues to dwindle in daily newspapers and mainstream media — a situation worsened by COVID-19 — is nonprofit arts journalism the future of the field? A panel of editors and administrators of nonprofit journalism outlets from around the country will discuss various and innovative models, funding, starting a nonprofit, and finding board members.

Moderated by Mark Lowry, ATCA Executive Committee member and cofounder of TheaterJones in Dallas/Fort Worth, the panel includes: Laura Bruney, CEO of the Arts & Business Council of Miami, which runs Artburst MiamiScott Freeman, Executive Editor of ArtsATL in Atlanta; Alaina Johns, Editor-in-Chief of Broad Street Review in Philadelphia; Christina Rees, Editor-in-Chief of Glasstire, a visual art journalism outlet covering the entire state of Texas; and Kerry Reid, Theater and Dance Editor of Chicago Reader, a longtime Chicago institution that recently became a 501(c)(3).

This free ATCA event is part of a series designed for critics and by critics. Featuring ATCA members as panelists and moderators, the sessions are designed to be informal and geared toward working arts writers.

Register for the event here.

Mark Lowry
Laura Bruney
Scott Freeman
Alaina Johns
Christina Rees
Kerry Reid

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