For information on general training opportunities provided through the Ohio Newspaper Association, see ONA’s Training Calendar.
2016 Circulation Training Sessions
Front-Line Management Training for District Managers
Transforming the District Manager's Role for Success
The district managers training on Thursday, April, 28, 2016 at OU - Pickerington Center was a great success! There were 36 participants who attended a day-long training session focusing on independent contractors with Mike Zinser; tips on succession planning from Nick Monico, Civitas Media; distribution networks with Dave Johnson, Akron Beacon Journal; managing key metrics with Greg Meyers, The Crescent News, Defiance; and driving single copy sales with Jeff Lawson, Gannett Publishing.
A special thank you to the lunch sponsors. We appreciate your support of the circulation managers!
Downloadable training presentations (PDF format)
Mike Zinser with Lisa Yaratch, Record Courier, Kent, participating in Judge Mike's session testing her on Ohio laws and recent court rulings.
Mike Zinser discussing the many aspects of managing
independent contractors at the April 28 district managers
2015 Retail Revenue & Sales Strategies
The ONA Circulation managers held a successful and informative Retail Revenue & Sales Strategies at Ohio University - Pickerington Center on August 5, 2015.
Here are the downloadable training presentation (PDF format)
- John Murray of The Newspaper Association Of America (NAA)
- Joann Larkee with Gannett in Ft. Myers Florida
- Valecia Quinn with Gannett (Ohio and Kentucky)
- Steve Edwards with the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Cox Media
- Dick Fuller with The Toledo Blade