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Friday, July 28 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Pitching Race and Identity Stories for a Mainstream Audience

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The United States is headed toward a multiethnic, linguistically plural and increasingly racially mixed society. Finding and telling the stories that help shape that reality is chief among the challenges facing today’s journalists, as is addressing visibility in the media for AAPIs. We'll explore all of the above at this participatory workshop + panel.

The program will kick off with a 45-minute panel, followed by a workshop. Participants will be encouraged to bring one-paragraph pitches that will be workshopped in the latter part of the session.

Moderators
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Jaweed Kaleem

National Race and Justice Reporter, Los Angeles Times
Jaweed Kaleem is the national race and justice reporter at the Los Angeles Times, where he writes about how race and ethnicity shape our evolving understanding of what it means to be American. Before joining The Times, Kaleem reported for The Huffington Post and the Miami Herald... Read More →

Speakers
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Kat Chow

Reporter, NPR's Code Switch
Kat Chow is a reporter with NPR and a founding member of the Code Switch team._x000D_ | _x000D_ | She's reported on what defines Native American identity, gentrification in New York City's Chinatown, and the aftermath of a violent hate crime. Her cultural criticism has led her on... Read More →
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Stephanie Foo

Producer, “This American Life”
Stephanie Foo is a producer of This American Life. Previously, she helped create Snap Judgment. She has also produced stories for shows like 99% Invisible and Reply All. Stephanie cares about diversifying all things audio – through content, people and tech.Stephanie Foo is a producer... Read More →
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Alex Laughlin

Podcast Producer, Buzzfeed
Alex Laughlin is a news audio fellow at Buzzfeed. Before that, she was a social media editor at The Washington Post where she created, produced and hosted Other: Mixed Race in America, a podcast about the multiracial experience. She was named a 2016 Online News Association MJ Bear... Read More →

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Friday July 28, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Commonwealth Hall A1

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