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Engagement Journalism at the Newmark J-School

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Join us for an afternoon to celebrate the Engagement Journalism work we do at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, as well as provide a provocative look at the current status and future of engagement journalism as it continues to evolve to become more and more ambitious in its transformation of news that is participatory and centers the needs of historically marginalized or oppressed groups.

From Noon to 3 p.m. ET, we’ll host three sessions on Zoom, listed below. Then, from 3-3:30, join us for a round of speed networking (a separate link will be provided to attendees.)

Schedule for the day:

👋 Noon: Welcome and more about our program

🥨 12:05-1:00 pm – How journalists are engaging with diverse communities in Philadelphia with moderator Sofiya Ballin (Black History Untold) + Tauhid Chappell (Free Press), Jesenia DeMoya Correa (The Philadelphia Inquirer), Aaron Eaton (The Philadelphia Tribune) and Kristine Villanueva (Resolve Philly).

🎓 1:00-2:00 pm – So what does an audience engagement job look like? A conversation with our alumni Beatrix Lockwood (Reuters), Mekdela Maskal (Covering Climate Now), Alyxaundria Sanford (The Intercept) and Isadora Varejão (Retro Report). Carrie Brown and Jeff Jarvis will moderate.

👥 2:00-3:00 pm – Movement Journalism - What does it mean to engage communities in service of liberation? Hear from Ko Bragg (The 19th), Cierra Brown Hinton (Scalawag Mag), and DaLyah Jones (Texas Observer). The conversation will be moderated by Allen Arthur (Solutions Journalism).

🤝 3:00-3:30 pm – Join us for a round of speed networking. The link will be provided to registered attendees.