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Saturday, November 1 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Women Journos Rockin' It

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Fellowships, awards and cool projects, oh my! Join in the discussion with women journalists who have taken on big challenges and been recognized for their work. Even in this era of downsizing, there are amazing opportunities out there; why not seize them? From journalism fellowships and international reporting grants to awards for everything from environmental reporting and investigative projects to the best food writing.

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“Break routine, take the first step, lose fear” advice from panelist Claudia Nuñez: http://knight.stanford.edu/news-notes/2014/claudia-nunez-break-routine-take-the-first-step-lose-fear/

Moderators
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Dawn Garcia

Director, John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships
Dawn Garcia is Director of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University, a 10-month program that brings up to 20 accomplished journalists to campus each year to foster journalism innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership. Previously, Garcia was a newspaper reporter and editor for 18 years. She earned an MA in liberal arts at Stanford and a BA in journalism at the University of Oregon. She was a 1991-92 Stanford Knight... Read More →

Speakers
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Alison Fitzgerald

Health policy correspondent, NPR
Alison Fitzgerald is an award-winning economics, finance and investigative reporter who joined the Center for Public Integrity in April 2013 to help lead its financial and business reporting. Her first project at the Center, “After the Meltdown,” was honored with the 2014 George Polk Award for business reporting and the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi award. She is now managing editor overseeing all the... Read More →
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Michelle Holmes

VP of Content, Alabama Media Group
As VP of Content, Michelle Holmes oversees the editorial operations of Alabama Media Group, which includes the state's largest news website, AL.com, The Birmingham News, Mobile's Press-Register, The Huntsville Times, the Mississippi Press, and gulflive.com. On her watch, she's launched the Alabama Investigative Journalism Lab, a forum for collaboration around significant journalism. Before coming to Birmingham in 2013, she was the Director... Read More →
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Claudia Nuñez

Founder, Migrahack
Claudia Nunez is founder and director of Migrahack, which brings journalists, coders and community members together to build data visualizations around important immigration issues. Claudia has directed Migrahacks in Chicago, Los Angeles and Mexico City. Her project, Migrahack, a project of the Institute for Justice & Journalism, was developed when she was a 2012 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. As an... Read More →




Saturday November 1, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
Fiesta 1, 2, 5

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