When: Monday, April 27

Where: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


10-10:20 a.m.: Introductions by region chair Phil Kaplan of the Knoxville News Sentinel.

10:20-11:45 a.m.: Jeff D’Alessio and Paul Kasko of The Sporting News.

11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Lunch on your own (CNN Center has food court within walking distance).

12:35-1:35 p.m.: Effective blogging with Chip Towers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and John Clay of the Lexington Herald-Leader.

1:40-2:40 p.m.: The role of online editors and the increased demand for sports editors with Alan Schmadtke of the Orlando Sentinel.

2:45-3:45 p.m.: Creating distinctive Web sites for sports with Todd Wethall of the Lexington Herald-Leader and Kentucky.com.

3:50-4:55 p.m.: High school prep stats for the Web (how to get more and do reverse publishing) with Brad Gaskins of the Knoxville News Sentinel and prepxtra.com. How to monetize preps even if you are a small newspaper with Jon Johnson of the Dothan Eagle.

The AJC is located at 72 Marietta Street N.W., and is one block away from the MARTA line. Exit at the Five Points stop.

For those who need hotel accommodations on Sunday or Monday, we have a corporate rate at the Omni.

The Atlanta Braves play Monday night against the St. Louis Cardinals.

For more information, contact:

Phil Kaplan
Deputy Sports Editor
Knoxville News Sentinel

E-mail: kaplan@knews.com

Work: (865) 342-6285
Cell: (865) 755-6326