As part of a three-year immersive experience with initial funding of $3.2 million from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Local Media Association will select eight additional local media companies to participate in Cohort 3 of the lab, which will continue to focus on technology upgrades, business transformation and shared learning opportunities.
Selected applicants must commit to:
-Attend regular meetings with other cohort members and BloomLab directors.
-Share learnings and participate in case studies, white papers and virtual conferences.
-Share financial information with program directors to set and track goals.
The initiative will continue to focus on local media organizations that are black-owned and -operated, and serve a majority black audience. Please visit the Knight x LMA BloomLab page on the Local Media Association website to learn more and apply. Deadline: 8 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, May 12.