Maynard Institute Co-Executive Director Evelyn Hsu will moderate an online discussion titled, Preparing for transitions: Succession Planning on Thursday, January 25, 2024. Kicking off The Pivot Fund’s new Publisher Series, this zoom webinar is a resource for BIPOC publishers and founders seeking to navigate the intricacies of succession planning and secure the long-term success of their newsrooms.

Delve into the complexities of succession planning, whether it involves selling the business or identifying internal or external successors. How can leaders exit responsibly and with respect to the work that they’ve done? What is philanthropy doing to support these pioneers? This webinar is tailored to equip publishers with valuable tips and strategies to plan for the future proactively.

Panelists include:

  • Mukhtar Ibrahim, founder of the Sahan Journal
  • Randall Yip, founder and editor of AsAmNews
  • Jane McDonnell, CEO of free range media and former executive director of Online News Association

*Attendees must be registered to attend this online event.