News jobs in the US dropped by 25% in the decade between 2008 and 2018, hitting local newsrooms the hardest. At the same time, local news remains the most trusted by audiences, and a critical front line in the war against disinformation. In this session, we'll hear from leaders from new startups and reinvented mainstays alike who are innovating a path forward for local news by forging better connections with their audiences in search of a sustainable future.