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Saturday, October 21, 2023
1 pm – 5 pm EDT

The Joyce Cummings Center

Tufts University  

Medford, MA 02155

 Keynote speaker:  Geoff Edgers

Geoff Edgers is the Washington Post’s National Arts Reporter and a 1992 graduate of Tufts University. Before the Post, he was a staff writer at the Boston Globe and has written for GQ, Wired, and Salon. He is also the author of “Walk This Way: Run-DMC, Aerosmith, and the Song that Changed American Music Forever” and children’s books in Penguin’s “Who Was?” series on The Beatles, Stan Lee, Julia Child, and Elvis Presley.

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Session Tracks 

Track 1: Gathering and Evaluating Information 

  • Mengqi Sun (‘16), Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

  • Eric Boodman, Reporter, Stat News

How to find reliable sources while recognizing perspectives, biases, limitations and agendas

Track 2: Gathering and Evaluating Information 

Track 3: Gathering and Evaluating Information 

Track 2: Nonfiction Storytelling 

Track 3: Leading and Collaborating in the Information Industries

  • Jim MacMillan (’88), Director, The Philadelphia Center for Gun Violence Reporting

  • Alonso Nichols, MFA ‘22, Chief Photographer, Tufts University

  • Patrick Healy (‘93), Deputy Opinion Editor, The New York Times

  • Natalia Menard, Assistant Director, Career Mentoring, Tufts University Career Center

  • Amy Resnick (‘88)  Executive Editor, Chief Investment Officer

Foundational elements and technical expertise needed to craft well-told stories

Enterprise management, talent development, operations skills and thought leadership

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