Event

Diversity in Media Panel Launches Howard University-Pulitzer Center Partnership

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Five journalism professionals will discuss the importance of diverse journalists in reporting the news

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 2:00PM
Howard University Cathy Hughes School of Communication
525 Bryant St NW
Screening Room West (3rd Floor)
Washington, DC 20059
United States

On Thursday, October 19, 2017, the Pulitzer Center is sponsoring a gathering of journalists and editors at the Howard University Cathy Hughes School of Communication to discuss the importance of diverse voices in media.

Welcoming remarks: 
Gracie Lawson-Borders, dean, Cathy Hughes School of Communications at Howard University
Jon Sawyer,  executive director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Panelists:
Joie Chen, former anchor at Al Jazeera America and CBS News
Terry Samuel, deputy managing editor at NPR News
DeWayne Wickham, founding dean of the School of Global Journalism & Communication at Morgan State University
Laura Zelenko, head of standards, diversity, talent & training for Bloomberg News

Moderator: 
Gracie Lawson-Borders

Networking reception included as part of this inaugural event for the Howard University-Pulitzer Center Campus Consortium partnership.