12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Rob Devincenzi - Publisher, Marin Independent Journal
Bill Nagel - Publisher, San Francisco Chronicle
Marin Coalition is pleased to present two key leaders in our regional news market for a timely discussion about the future of print news media in the age of digital everything. Will independent news outlets continue to thrive in the era of Facebook and Twitter? And will we still be able to luxuriate over the Sunday paper in years to come? Our guests, SF Chronicle Publisher Bill Nagel and Marin IJ Publisher Rob Devincenzi, will join us and provide their takes on where print news media are today and where they may be going.
This and all our virtual events are being brought to the community free of charge as part of our effort to continue our series of dialogues while in-person meetings cannot be held. We hope you’ll register to join us and will tune in on the 3rd at noon to hear this timely and important discussion.
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Rob Devincenzi Rob became president and publisher of Marin Independent Journal more than 6 years ago and oversees news, advertising and circulation for the San Rafael-based media company, which includes the IJ as well as its digital and magazine products. Rob has worked in the media for 29 years. He began his career as a reporter, and previously was the longtime editor and publisher of a cluster of newspapers affiliated with the Mercury News in Silicon Valley. As publisher, he serves on the IJ's editorial board, along with Bay Area News Group's operating committee. He also serves on boards for Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership, the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce, Marin Promise, Extra Food, the Marin Council of Chambers DEI Task Force, and San Rafael Rotary Club. He co-founded the Giving Marin Community Partnership. Rob is a Peninsula native and a graduate of Santa Clara University, where he focused on print journalism, television and radio.
Bill NagelBill joined the San Francisco Chronicle as Publisher & CEO in 2018 and is responsible for all aspects of the media company. The Chronicle is the largest newspaper in Northern California. Previously, he was Vice President of Audience and Operations at Cox Media Group, where he was responsible for growing the digital and print audience business at CMG’s newspaper markets. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Shared Services at Tribune Publishing, responsible for growing the company’s manufacturing, distribution and classified operations businesses as well as leading its strategic sourcing division. He held various corporate positions running marketing, circulation and operations for Tribune after being promoted from the Los Angeles Times, where he guided the growth in profitability of its circulation, manufacturing and delivery businesses. He joined The Times after a successful stint as Senior Vice President of Business Channels for the San Diego Union-Tribune, overseeing both consumer and advertising revenue development. Bill started his career with the Chicago Tribune in 1988. He holds a B.S. degree from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from Northern Illinois University.
Organization: Marin Coalition