College Newsrooms Serving Local Communities

  • Wednesday, Oct 14 – 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM ET (18:30 – 19:45 UTC)
  • Not available virtually
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Knight-Wallace Fellow Chantel Jennings will host this essential conversation with college newsroom editors discussing and building consensus around the outcomes of a large-scale survey of student journalists on diversity, local reporting and industry prospects.

This session is designed for:

  • Educators and internship coordinators interested in new research and solutions gathering
  • Anyone who would like to know more about the state of student journalism
  • Newsroom leaders who would like to integrate more student journalists into their local news reporting


Leonard Robinson
Editor-in-Chief, The Sting
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Haley Lerner
Chairman of the Board, The Daily Free Press, Boston University
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Eduardo Medina
Reporter, Albany Times Union

Revati Thatte
Technical Writer, Rivian Automotive, LLC


Chantel Jennings
Senior writer, The Athletic