Helsingin Sanomat's successful transformation to a digital-first newsroom

After a successful journey of bringing journalists and media channels together under one roof, the national media brand Helsingin Sanomat now have a single integrated newsroom with a story hub as the command center.

October 19, 2017

Helsingin Sanomat's command center in their integrated digital-first newsroom controls online, digital and social media channels plus a number of integrated media channels where digital content from the story hub is reused in newspaper, magazine, TV and native digital publications.

Meet the people behind the transformation at Digital Media Asia 2017

On Thursday, November 2, CCI will host a breakfast meeting at Digital Media Asia 2017 in Singapore with networking and learnings about digital transformation in the newsroom. The session will have two speakers; Kimmo Pietinen, Managing Editor at Helsingin Sanomat and Ulrik Cramer, Solution Strategist at CCI.

Kimmo Pietinen, Managing Editor at Helsingin Sanomat, the top-national brand of Sanoma Group in Finland, will share his experience of the newspaper's journey to become a digital publishing house and share how the newsroom of Helsingin Sanomat transformed to a digital-first approach. After implementing the CCI NewsGate system, they redefined their workflow - enabling digital growth and reduction of print production cost.

Ulrik Cramer will share his experiences from many newsroom transformation projects among leading media houses in Europe and US, including Helsingin Sanomat, Axel Springer, JP/Politiken, Le Soir, Gannett, Tribune, McClatchy and New York Times. The results of the projects are successful digital-first newsrooms, publishing more, faster and richer content with CCI's Content Management System.

Join us at Orchard Hotel in Singapore

Meet us at the Orchard Hotel Singapore and get ready for a one hour session with key learnings about integrated newsrooms and digital transformation. The breakfast meeting is on Thursday November 2 from 8 - 9 AM. We will serve a delicious breakfast from 7:45.



Want to attend the event? Sign up to Digital Media Asia here.

Want to meet with Ulrik Cramer from CCI? Feel free to contact him at uc@ccieurope.com.