Table Talks: Tools for Getting Your Organization On Board for Change

  • Wednesday, Jun 23 – 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM
  • #ONA21

This hands-on workshop took place in a web chat platform. Due to its participatory, interactive nature, an archived recording is not available.

ONA Table Talks have been reconceived as digital-only meet-ups for ONA21, with a single, video-conferencing breakout room, managed by conference speakers and staff and open to all attendees. These spaces are a chance for attendees to share experiences, gain expertise and network across job roles and organization types.

Join this Table Talk for best practices and tools to help make change, workshop soliciting buy-in, and experiment with techniques for spreading change through an organization.

This session is designed for:

  • People seeking tools and best practices for getting buy-in for major initiatives
  • Attendees looking for a more engaged, conversational conference environment
  • Anyone who would like to get working on the big issues of the day


Emily Ristow
Director of Local News Transformation, American Press Institute
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Ashley Alvarado
Vice President, Community Engagement + Strategic Initiatives, Southern California Public Radio
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Nation Hahn
Head of Growth,

David Plazas
Opinion and Engagement Director, USA TODAY Network Tennessee