Diversity, Mentorship and Leadership: The Important Work of College Newsrooms

  • Thursday, Oct 08 – 12:15 PM – 1 PM
  • #ONA20
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Join this timely moderated Q&A discussion about diversity and mentorship between student journalists and newsroom leaders and hear from panelists Aiyana Ishmael, Deanna Schwartz and Omar Rashad - among the most essential voices in student journalism today.

This session will focus on their backgrounds and experiences, which will help guide discussion of diversity, creating relationships with other journalists and the important work taking place in college newsrooms.

This session is designed for:

  • College journalists seeking leadership roles and a voice in their own futures
  • Professional journalists who look to the next generation for inspiration and clarity
  • Newsroom hiring managers interested in building strong foundations

Speakers

Aiyana Ishmael
Student Journalist, Florida A&M University
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Deanna Schwartz
Managing Editor, The Huntington News
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Omar Rashad
Data Reporter, Mustang News
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Moderator

Adriana Lacy
Senior Associate, Audience and Growth, Axios
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