Conan Gallaty, online director, oversees all Internet operations, editorial and sales for Little Rock and surrounding markets. Prior to his current role, Conan was the director of online strategy and operations for Herald-Tribune Media Group, a division of the New York Times Regional Media Group. Before that, he was online director for The Augusta Chronicle, a Morris Communications newspaper in Augusta, Georgia.
In his 13 years in online media, Conan has been awarded four Digital Edge awards from the Newspaper Association of America and three Editor & Publisher (EPPY) awards for his work at newspaper websites for excellence in news, design, and advertising innovation. He began his career as a reporter in the newsroom of the News-Tribune in his hometown, Rome, Ga. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia with degrees in journalism and business.
[AR 0301] - Part 1: Intro and Contribution (2:56)
Conan Gallaty, online director, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Little Rock, Ark., introduces himself and summarizes the key contributions of his newspaper to Little Rock and greater Arkansas.
[AR 0302] - Part 2: Skills & Preparation (2:52)
Conan Gallaty, online director, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Little Rock, Ark., describes the skills needed to assume the leadership of the online operation of a major, regional newspaper.
[AR 0303] - Part 3: Strategic Change and the Paywall (6:40)
Conan Gallaty, online director, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, describes recent changes at his newspaper and his newspaper’s unique Internet paywall strategy.