2022 National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowship Kickoff

All times are Eastern.

Thursday, Oct. 6

 

4-4:15 p.m.  |  Overview of the fellowship program and housekeeping: The intersection of health, science and environment

  • Kelsey Ryan, executive director, Association of Health Care
    Journalists

 

4:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m.  |  Who you are: Fellows’ introductions and awkward ice breaker

  • Katherine Reed, director, Education and Content, Association
    of Health Care Journalists

 

5:15-6:15 p.m.  |  Who we are, what we do: Organizations’ overview [Recorded]

  • Kelsey Ryan, executive director, Association of Health Care Journalists
  • Meaghan Parker, executive director, Society of Environmental Journalists
  • Tinsley Davis, executive director, National Association of Science Writers, Inc.
  • Rosalind Reid, executive director, Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

 

6:15-7 p.m.  |  Break

 

7-8:10 p.m.  |  Reporting on science, the environment and health: A Q&A [Recorded]

  • Sharon Lerner, journalist, ProPublica
  • Meaghan Parker, executive director, Society of Environmental Journalists [Slides]

 

8:10-8:15 p.m.  |  Program announcements, reminders for next day

  • Katherine Reed, director of education and content, Association of Health Care Journalists

 

8:15 p.m.  |  End of day


Friday, Oct. 7

 

4-5 p.m.  |  False balance, taking the bait and other science writing pitfalls

  • Sara Shipley Hiles, associate professor, Missouri School of Journalism [Slides]

 

5-6 p.m.  |  Staying safe and healthy reporting (tough) news

  • Jeje Mohamed, program manager, free expression and digital safety, PEN America
  • Katherine Reed, director of education and content, Association of Health Care Journalists

 

6-6:30 p.m.  |  Break

 

6:30-7:30 p.m.  |  Tracking diversity in sourcing: What we've learned [Recorded]

  • Rochita Ghosh, reporter, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
  • Fairriona Magee, public health reporter, The Trace

 

7:30-8 p.m.  |  What comes next (a wrap-up)

 

8-8:15 p.m.  |  Evaluations and adjourn