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Inclusive Journalism Conference

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This one-day conference will provide an opportunity for Brown undergraduate and graduate students and Brown instructors to consider and discuss issues of diversity and inclusion in American journalism, with an emphasis on written-word/print media. Registration is required. (See link below.)  Schedule 2:00 PM • Roundtable with Q&A in Peterutti Lounge  4:00 PM • Break and refreshments 4:30 PM • Breakout Workshops in Page-RobinsonSpeakersKatie Barnes is a features writer for ESPN and the author of Fair Play: How Sports Shape the Gender Debates (St. Martin’s 2023). They have won numerous journalism awards, including Journalist of the Year from the Association of LGBTQ Journalists.Abdallah Fayyad is a policy correspondent at Vox. He previously worked at the Boston Globe , where he was on the editorial board, and at the Atlantic . In 2022 he was named a Pulitzer finalist for a series he wrote on reforming the American presidency.Phillip Martin is a senior investigative reporter for the GBH (https://www.wgbh.org/) News Center for Investigative Reporting. A multi-award winning journalist, in 2022 Martin was a Shorenstein Fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.Dalila Paul works in Atlanta as national editor for Capital B News (https://capitalbnews.org/), “a local-national nonprofit news organization that centers Black voices, audience needs and experiences, and partners with the communities we serve.” Before Paul began at Capital B in 2023, she was with CNN, the Guardian, and CNBC as an editor and/or reporter.Ivy Scott is a climate reporter for the Boston Globe who formerly reported on criminal justice for the Globe. She graduated from Brown in December 2022.This event is hosted by Nell Lake, lecturer in the nonfiction writing program, and is made possible by the Department of English, the Charles K. Colver Lectureships & Publications, the Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity, the Center for Career Exploration, the Swearer Center, and the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America.