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Melissa Ludtke

Melissa Ludtke is a longtime journalist and JAWS Entrepreneur Fellow. In her mid-20s, she was a pioneering women sportswriter, when as a Sports Illustrated (SI) reporter she was the plaintiff in a federal lawsuit against Major League Baseball; her side prevailed and she won equal access for women reporters so they could do their jobs in the same way that their male peers were doing theirs. For the next three decades, she lived a conventional journalism life — after SI, she went to CBS News, then she spent a decade at TIME focusing her reporting on girls and women and family issues. After taking time to report and write a book about unmarried motherhood (“On Our Own: Unmarried Motherhood in America, Random House,” 1977), she then became one — when as a single mom she adopted her daughter Maya from China. Soon after, in 1988, she became editor of Nieman Reports, a global magazine and website about journalism published by the Nieman Journalism Foundation at Harvard University. She had been a Nieman Fellow. Now, in her early 60s, she is once again navigating new ground as an entrepreneur with a (so-far) self-funded transmedia storytelling project called “Touching Home in China: In Search of Missing Girlhoods.”

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, November 2

9:00am PST