Webinar schedule

Here is a list of all upcoming and past NewsMatch webinars.

Missed one? Click here to view past webinar recordings.


Info Exchange: Securing local matches

New Date! Wednesday, October 28, 2020  •  1 pm ET / 10 am PT

Some organizations use their participation in NewsMatch to secure new additional matches from individuals donors, foundations, major donors, or businesses. Check out this article for more information on how “local matches” work.

Join NewsMatch program manager Courtney Hurtt and INN’s Jefferey Woolverton as we review simple action items you can take to help identify and solicit local funders.

We’ll also use this time to open the floor for you to share what has worked (or hasn’t) for your organization. Feel free to bring ideas to workshop or questions to ask your fellow colleagues.

This session will be a meeting format (with the option for audio and cameras on for all participants). Register with the password 'newsmatch' now and receive a link to join the meeting in your email inbox on Wednesday, October 28 around noon ET.

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Past Webinars


NewsMatch 101: Reporting Requirements, 2020

Wednesday, October 21, 2020  •  1 pm ET / 10 am PT

In this webinar, Sheryl Saturnino at The Miami Foundation will walk organizations through the reporting requirements for NewsMatch 2020.

There will be a short window of time to submit your NewsMatch report in January. Because of this, we encourage participants to be aware of what is required before the campaign begins to ensure their processes are equipped to gather the necessary information efficiently.


NewsMatch 101: Campaign Toolkit Release and Overview

Wednesday, October 14, 2020  •  1 pm ET / 10 am PT

We will be debuting this year's Campaign Toolkit so be sure to mark your calendars and RSVP. The NewsMatch Campaign Toolkit is a library of materials that can be used to run your campaign. It includes a series of emails, banner ads, and social media assets — all united by a common thread of this year’s campaign theme and visual style guide. 

Join Christina Shih at News Revenue Hub as she runs through this year’s toolkit and shows you how to get the most out of it to strengthen your NewsMatch campaign.



Ask Me Anything! with Courtney & Christina at NewsMatch

Wednesday, October 7, 2020  •  1 pm ET / 10 am PT

We’re taking a moment to open the floor to organizations that are new to NewsMatch.

NewsMatch Program Manager Courtney Hurtt and Christina Shih at News Revenue Hub will be online to answer any questions you have about the program.


Setting up your profile on NewsMatch.org

Wednesday, September 16, 2020  •  1 pm ET / 10 am PT

In this session, Victoria Fiordalis at GiveGab will walk through how to create and update your organization’s profile on NewsMatch.org. This platform is a central website where the public can look up participating newsrooms and make donations to multiple organizations at once.


NewsMatch 101: Getting Started

Wednesday, September 9, 2020  •  1 pm ET / 10 am PT

This session provides a high-level overview of how NewsMatch works. Listen to hear answers to commonly asked questions and learn of helpful resources to help you get the ball rolling on your campaign.


Tactics to improve your newsletter

Wednesday, August 12, 2020  •  1 pm ET / 10 am PT

This session dives into the different ways you can improve your newsletter products in order to deepen loyalty. Learn about the welcome series, quick tips on appearance and user experience, and see examples from your fellow INN members.


Securing local matches

Wednesday, July 29, 2020  •  1 pm ET / 10 am PT

Some organizations use their participation in NewsMatch to secure new additional matches from individuals donors, foundations, major donors, or businesses. In this session, you’ll hear tips from The Honolulu Civil Beat, The GroundTruth Project, and Montana Free Press about how to triple support for your NewsMatch campaign by securing local matches (or an additional match funder).


Growing your email list

Wednesday, July 22, 2020  •  1 pm ET / 10 am PT

Email is one of the most powerful vehicles for converting readers into donors. This session will walk you through the ways on how to leverage your audience traffic and grow your email list. From experimenting with modals or setting up workflows, News Revenue Hub, Mississippi Today, and PublicSource breakdown best practices and share tips.

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