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Thursday, July 27 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Journalism Doesn’t Teach This: Preparing for Family Crises as a Millennial Journalist

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It will surprise you. Dad needs you. Mom needs you. They have a terminal disease and need help. You get the call —it’s time to go home. The tough questions journalists ask, we now must answer. Do I break my contract? Can I affordto take care of Mom, Dad and myself? Does this end my career? Our members share their difficult stories of familycaregiving. You probably know them. But maybe not how much they’re hurting. Like all career journalists, they canhandle struggle. But this is different. They are just some of the 40 million across our country who have taken on the job of family caregiver. Join this plenary to learn how to prepare for your own family and to be inspired.

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Sharaf Mowjood

Producer, CBS News
Sharaf is a producer for the CBS Evening News.  | | Before coming to CBS he was a senior producer for political video at the Huffington Post.  | | Before the Huffington Post Mowjood was a field producer at NBC News. He was on the 2016 campaign trail covering Donald Trump's Presidential run for all NBC platforms and shows. | | While at NBC he produced stories for The TODAY Show, Nightly News, MSNBC, Rock Center, Dateline and The Rachel Maddow Show. | | His career at NBC began when he was one of six chosen from among 2,000 applicants to receive the NBC News Associates Fellowship in... Read More →

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Natalie Daher

News Associate, CNBC
Natalie Daher is a writer based in New York developing digital news partnerships at CNBC. Previously, she reported for the Minneapolis Star Tribune & NBC News. In 2016, she and six other women started a podcast “My Token Friend,” focusing on gender, race and identity. Natalie gra... Read More →
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Daphne Kwok

Vice President of Multicultural Leadership, Asian American & Pacific Islander Audience Strategy, AARP
Daphne Kwok is AARP's Vice President of Multicultural Leadership, Asian American & Pacific Islander Audience Strategy. Her work empowers AAPIs to choose how they live as they age. She brings to AARP her experience as a “leader of leaders” through her community service in promotin... Read More →
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Richard Lui

News Anchor, MSNBC/NBC News
Richard Lui is a news anchor for MSNBC and NBC News, formerly CNN Worldwide. Lui is an Emmy and Peabody team award winner and resides in New York and California. Recent field reporting includes Paris and San Bernardino terror attacks, and Ferguson and Baltimore during protests an... Read More →
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Van Tieu

Reporter/Anchor, NY1 and News 12 Networks
Van Tieu is a reporter based in New York City, currently covering Queens, Staten Island, New Jersey and Westchester for NY1 and News 12 Networks. | | Van has made stops in Bismarck, North Dakota and Reno, Nevada. | | Prior to her local news career, Van spent several years a... Read More →


Thursday July 27, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
Millennium Hall

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