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  1. The Next Big Thing in Digital News Innovation

    Today in New York City, NewsiT CEO Melinda Wittstock was one of the featured presenters at The Next Big Thing in Digital News Innovation, an event series where emerging entrepreneurs meet media industry leaders.

    Held at The Paley Center for Media and co-presented by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Next Big Thing is a series of forums in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles showcasing news and information startups for an audience of high-level media executives and investors.

     Follow @newsitnews or #paleynext to follow the conversation on Twitter.


  2. NewsiT Founder a Featured Female Entrepreneur at NYCwomen.connect

    Newsit Founder & CEO Melinda Wittstock will be one of the featured speakers/companies at the NYCwomen.connect event in New York on Thursday, March 22, 2012.

    NYCwomen.connect is an intimate forum and networking series designed to showcase female entrepreneurs from an array of industries before an audience of 100 to 150 male and female investors, business leaders, and other service professionals committed to promoting and supporting women in business. 

    Melinda is not only revolutionizing the news gathering process with NewsiT, the new crowd-sourcing news platform, but she is also setting an example for women entrepreneurs everywhere.

    As usual, it’s a busy and exciting month for Melinda. NewsiT is also one of the finalists this year at the HATCH Pitch competition at South By Southwest in Austin, TX.

    The NYCwomen.connect event is at:

    5 – 9 p.m.
    The Offices of Hodgson Russ LLP
    1540 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York, NY
    (Entrance on 45th Street, East of Broadway)

    For more info or to register, visit NYCwomen.connect