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Covering Education Like a Pro

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WHAT: FREE training class for working journalists

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 2, 2019

WHERE: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication,
5555 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004




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DETAILS: Join the Arizona Latino Media Association (ALMA) and the Education Writers Association (EWA) for a timely and informative conference on a topic that makes headlines nearly every day. You will learn about key topics in education and how to report on them, including:

  • Charters and choice

  • Teacher activism

  • Trauma, student mental health, and schools

Panelists, including education journalists and experts will share best practices and insights on how to produce compelling education stories that inform and engage the public. Among confirmed panelists are:

  • Arianna Prothero, staff writer for Education Week

  • Justin Price, data reporter for The Arizona Republic

  • Marisol Garcia, vice president, Arizona Education Association

  • Dale Russakoff, freelance writer and author of The Prize, a book about Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million gift to the Newark, New Jersey, schools

The Arizona Latino Media Association and the Arizona State University Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication are excited to co-host this conference, as it is the first time that EWA, a national organization, has partnered with a regional journalism group to offer programming to working journalists.

A light breakfast and lunch, are included for participants. While this conference is FREE, we ask that you pay to park to help us contain event costs.

Seating is limited; reserve your seat today!

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