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Damian Radcliffe to join Our-Hometown for a live interview this Thursday

Damian Radcliffe to join Our-Hometown for a live interview this Thursday

Our-Hometown is thrilled to announce that Damian Radcliffe, the Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism and a Professor of Practice at the University of Oregon will be joining us for a LIVE interview this Thursday, January 13th, at 1PM eastern time. Radcliffe’s work and research has been referenced frequently by our friends at Today in News Tech, and we’re excited for the opportunity to sit down with him and discuss […]

Today in News Tech to interview Mather Economics’ Arvid Tchivzhel

Today in News Tech to interview Mather Economics’ Arvid Tchivzhel

On behalf of our friends at Today in News Tech, Our-Hometown is happy to extend an invitation to all of our customers to attend a special LIVE interview with Mr. Arvid Tchivzhel, the Managing Director of the Digital Consulting Practice at Mather Economics! Today in News Tech recently discussed one of Tchivzhel’s Mather Economics articles, “Revenue Models Based on Newspaper Subscribers” for their video podcast, and are excited to have […]

Art Cullen of Storm Lake Times interviewed by NPR

Art Cullen of Storm Lake Times interviewed by NPR

National Public Radio (NPR) recently interviewed Our-Hometown, Inc. customer and friend Art Cullen from the Storm Lake Times and has published the full audio of the conversation online, along with a text transcription. The Storm Lake Times is being featured in an upcoming PBS documentary named “Storm Lake”, prompting Art to join NPR host Dave Davies to discuss the family-oriented newspaper. To read or listen to the entire interview on […]

Industry Interview: Pason Gaddis of Florida Weekly

Industry Interview: Pason Gaddis of Florida Weekly

Our-Hometown President & CEO Matthew Larson was recently joined by Pason Gaddis and Jim Dickerson, two-thirds of the leadership team at Florida Media Group, LLC — the publishers behind one of Florida’s largest weekly news magazines, Florida Weekly. In Part 1 of the Interview, the trio discusses an exciting new project Florida Weekly is working on that involves using touchless mobile displays to feature their own news content in various […]

Industry Interview with Grant Hamilton of Neighbor-to-Neighbor News

Industry Interview with Grant Hamilton of Neighbor-to-Neighbor News

Our-Hometown President & CEO Matthew Larson recently had the opportunity to chat with Neighbor-to-Neighbor News publisher Grant Hamilton about their experience with Our-Hometown’s WordPress Publishing Platform over the past several years. Neighbor-to-Neighbor News, Inc. is a group of newspapers in Western New York that includes the East Aurora Advertiser & Elma Review, Arcade Herald, Warsaw’s Country Courier, and The Springville Journal. They joined Our-Hometown’s “Neighborhood of Publishers” in 2018 and […]

Industry Interview with Guy Roginson of SignalsAZ.com on adapting to mobile

Industry Interview with Guy Roginson of SignalsAZ.com on adapting to mobile

Last month, Our-Hometown President & CEO Matthew Larson and Sales Representative Tyler Woods had the opportunity to sit down with our good friend Guy Roginson, Excecutive Editor of SignalsAZ.com, to discuss the growing audience of mobile users and how websites should adapt to give these users the best experience possible. Together the trio discusses the importance of designing websites with the mobile experience in mind, the benefits of creating iOS […]

Industry Interview with Jared Murnin of the Western Ag Reporter

Industry Interview with Jared Murnin of the Western Ag Reporter

Last month, Our-Hometown President & CEO Matthew Larson had the opportunity to sit down with the General Manager of the Western Ag Reporter, Jared Murnin. While the Western Ag Reporter is based in Billings, Montana, the publication covers the 14 Northwestern states and is one of the most-read weekly agriculture newspapers in the industry. Jared, Matthew and other members of the OHT team discussed how Our-Hometown and the Western Ag […]

SignalsAZ’s Guy Roginson featured on Editor and Publisher podcast

SignalsAZ’s Guy Roginson featured on Editor and Publisher podcast

Long-time Our-Hometown, Inc. customer and friend Guy Roginson, the Executive Editor at Talking Glass Media (TGM) and SignalsAz.com, was recently featured in an episode of Editor and Publisher‘s “E&P REPORTS” podcast where he joined host Mike Blinder to discuss the overall strategy and vision of TGM. You can find the full episode, titled “How Publishing Good News in Central Arizona Is Growing Audience and Revenue” on Editor & Publisher‘s website, […]

Disaster Prep for Newspapers: Lessons from the Texas Blizzard

Disaster Prep for Newspapers: Lessons from the Texas Blizzard

Last month, the state of Texas was hit with a rare winter storm that brought snow, bitter cold temperatures and slick, icy roads to residents unaccustomed to such conditions. Power grids across the state failed due to the high usage of heat and energy, ultimately leaving as many as 3.5 million Texans without heat or power for several days. Caught in the middle of all of this were the local […]

A Publisher Perspective on Google & Facebook paying for news

A Publisher Perspective on Google & Facebook paying for news

Last week, Our-Hometown President & CEO Matthew Larson was joined by Cecil Wehrman, publisher of The Crosby Journal and The Tioga Tribune of JournalTrib.com, for a special Publisher Interview where they discussed Australia’s recently-passed legislation requiring Google and Facebook to compensate publishers for using their news. Cecile had previously published some commentary on the legislation, suggesting it is a situation that publishers in the U.S. should be keeping an eye […]

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