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🎙INTERVIEW: Creating Compelling Narratives Across Media w/ Journalist, Podcaster and Graphic Novelist Nora Neus

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** This is a LIVE interview with author Nora Neus about the craft of writing and reality of building a writing career. Attendees will be sent a recording after the interview. **

What does it look like to craft riveting, people-centered stories? 

Nora Neus is an Emmy-nominated producer, writer, and freelance journalist who is on a mission to uncover the stories that matter and engage readers without sacrificing ethics.

She’s produced over 3,400 hours of live television at CNN, written over 500 scripts for Anderson Cooper, produced documentaries for PBS, and she’s covered some of the biggest stories of the past decade. 

Join us for a conversation with Nora as we discuss what it takes to break into journalism, how to create compelling narratives through digital shorts, news, documentaries, and podcasts, and how she makes a living as a freelance writer.

We’ll also discuss:

  • Her approach to ethical journalism

  • How to explore challenging issues in your storytelling

  • The world of graphic novels 

  • Processing trauma through storytelling 

About Nora Neus 

Nora Neus is an Emmy-nominated journalist whose reporting has appeared in CNN, VICE News, the Washington Post, and more. Neus field-produced Anderson Cooper’s coverage of the 2017 white nationalist riot in Charlottesville, Virginia for CNN. Before joining CNN, she worked as a local news reporter and fill-in anchor for the CNN affiliate in Charlottesville, WVIR NBC29. She is the coauthor of the YA graphic novel Muhammad Najem, War Reporter: How One Boy Put the Spotlight on Syria.

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Parul Bavishi has been an editor for over a decade. In addition to running LWS she helps thriller, YA and non-fiction writers level up their craft and get published. She writes and edits for the Story Grid. She has worked as an editor and literary scout at Random House, Quercus & Eccles Fisher. She analyses TV hit shows (Killing Eve, Ozark, Game of Thrones) on the Story Grid Showrunners Podcast.

Matt Trinetti is a writer, publisher, TEDx speaker, and facilitator. In addition to running LWS, Matt designs programs to help unfulfilled professionals pursue creative work, start businesses, and reinvent their careers. Matt's work has appeared in Quartz, Observer, Creative Mornings, and on his blog GiveLiveExplore.

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