Presentation on theme: "Branded Journalism: Becoming a Multimedia News Network."— Presentation transcript:
Branded Journalism: Becoming a Multimedia News Network.
Karl Oestreich, Manager Media Relations, Mayo Clinic News Network
Ron Petrovich, Manager Center for Social Media, Mayo Clinic News Network
What is Mayo Clinic News Network? A Go To Source for TV, radio, newspaper and blog journalists to download health, science and research information. Here is a link to a video description.link to a video description
Why did we launch?
Opportunities Media Technology Public
How Do We Operate? We function like a news dept. & built a newsroom Beats Clinical Media Outlets
Daily Leads Meeting- What will we do today?
Pipeline Maximizes PA Content Funnel raw content into the pipeline Building a Multimedia Content Pipeline Ingest customizable multimedia content Shape & deliver content based on audience 1 3 2
Content Delivery Platforms
Content Delivery Tools
#fluchat: Chat with HealthDay where we reached 1.6 million people #abcDrBchat: Chat with ABC News Dr. Richard Besser where we reached 6.5 million people
Built on same platform as Same Platform
Customized and enhanced to fit our needs SMHN and NN have some functionality Wordpress is the base
WordPress: What is it ? Free open source content management system (CMS) Used to create millions of websites/blogs
Why we use WordPress Familiar Interface (just like Microsoft word)
How it works for the media
How it works for the public Same Story –Just no embargo or download option
This videoThis video will show you what we do every day. A Day in the Life of the News Network
Keys to Our Success: Keep it Simple Implement in increments Point out the wins Set clear expectations and provide training Today: Hundreds of Members Technically Stable Main platform of distribution Members Its clean Its easy Its news
Examples of Our Success Real News, Proactive, Reactive, Evergreen Several posts a day Work ahead: Flu Season Alert in July Embargoed material every day Developed processes
10 Challenges 1.Cultural change/clashes between teams 2.Lack of buy-in, credibility from our teams, others 3.Technical instability 4.Staffing constantly repositioning 5.Working differently
10 Challenges Continued… 6.Goals and process did not align(evolving) 7.Weak planning (improving, remains a priority) 8.Communication breakdowns 9.Pace increased as outreach expanded 10.Sharing the vision-needed to show multiple platforms
10 Tips To Building a Brand Journalism Newsroom 1.Understand what the media and public need. Base plan on reliable multimedia content. 2.Jump In: Even if it is ugly at first, be open to change and adapt. 3.Constantly sell it, internally at first, then externally. 4.Accept that there will be a lot of failures. 5.Build foundation of process and communication.
10 Tips To Building a Brand Journalism Newsroom Continued… 6.Try to keep it simple (people dont read). 7.Take every opportunity to explain the latest plan. 8.Include as many people as possible (everyone has contributed). 9.Prepare to tell your story on as many platforms as possible. 10.Commit to grinding through it.