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How To Tell Your Global Health Story (So People Hear It)

Muhammad is a journalist who fled Kabul with his wife and children. He and his family had been living in a tent in this camp for months when journalist Sonia Shah met him. “I can’t name one person here who isn’t losing their mind,” he said. Image by Frederick Atax. Greece, 2016.

Muhammad is a journalist who fled Kabul with his wife and children. He and his family had been living in a tent in this camp for months when journalist Sonia Shah met him. “I can’t name one person here who isn’t losing their mind,” he said. Image by Frederick Atax. Greece, 2016.

Friday, March 08, 2019 - 6:00PM
2019 CUGH Conference
Hilton Chicago Hotel
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
United States
Register Today!

On Friday, March 8, 2019, the Pulitzer Center and Global Health NOW lead a workshop on tips and tools for engaging the news media. This special satellite session of the 10th Annual CUGH Conference brings together communication specialists and Pulitzer Center-supported global health journalists to educate workshop participants about the skills needed to pitch a story, translate to a lay audience, and make both traditional and nontraditional media work for them.

Speakers include:

Seema Yasmin, Emmy Award-winning journalist, author and medical doctor 

Brian Simpson, Global Health Now editor-in-chief and editor of the Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazine 

Sonia Shah, science journalist and award-winning author

Julie de Meulemeester, Pulitzer Center-McGill University reporting fellow and medical student

Moderator: Ann Peters, Pulitzer Center university and community outreach director

The workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.