Friday, June 8, 2018

Emerging Leaders Institute at Loyola University Chicago

Start Date: 6/8/2018 8:00 AM CDT
End Date: 6/9/2018 4:30 PM CDT

Venue Name: Loyola University Chicago

820 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL  United States  60611

Event Website:

Organization Name: American Society of News Editors

Jiyoung Won
Phone: 573-882-2430

Sponsor: American Press Institute, Knight Foundation

The goal of this institute is to train mid-level news leaders with diverse backgrounds and help them develop core leadership and strategic skills.

The institute will provide leadership and management training for emerging leaders from organizations across all news platforms in the United States. They are tailored to address the most pressing issues for newsroom leaders and the basic skills needed to lead and drive change. Some of the topics on the program include coaching and feedback, leadership style, news values in digital platforms and social media environments, goal-setting and strategy, financial leadership, design-thinking and innovation.

A copy of the program is available here.

The institute is underwritten by generous contributions from the American Press Institute, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Loyola University Chicago School of Communication.


Apply by May 1


Accepted candidates will need to make their own hotel reservations. Click here for a list of hotels near the campus.


Travel reimbursements of up to $500 per person are available after the institute. Travel may include airfare, baggage fees, hotel, mileage, transportation fees and/or parking. Please submit a receipt to Jiyoung Won at with the subject line "Emerging Leaders Institute-Loyola reimbursement."