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For information on general training opportunities provided through the Ohio News Media Association, see ONMA’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!

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Downloadable training presentations (PDF format)

Mike Zinser, The Zinser Law Firm
Nick Monico, Civitas Media LLC
Greg Meyers, The Crescent News, Defiance
Jeff Lawson, Gannett Publishing Services


 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)


2014 Ohio Circulation District Manager Training Seminar

The 2014 Ohio Circulation District Manager training seminar was held on Wednesday, April 23 in Pickerington.