Tuesday, Sep 09, 2014 7:00p -
Trident Booksellers & Cafe
338 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02215
Lectures & Conferences
Reporting trauma is one of the most delicate and important facets of the journalism industry. Whether it is an act of personal violence or a natural disaster, reporters must sift through an enormous amount of information while being careful to keep psyches and communities safe and in tact. Join us and these talented and award-winning journalists as they share how they report trauma, crisis, and violence.
About our panelists:
Scott Helman has written for the Boston Globe for over a decade. He co-authored Long Mile Home, a book about the Boston Marathon bombings and the manhunt that ensued.
Jenna Russell has written for the Boston Globe since 2000. She is the co-author of Long Mile Home. She has written as a regional reporter and about education. In 2010, she worked on a series of stories about childhood bullying that won a Dart Award, for excellence in coverage of trauma, from Columbia Journalism School.
Phillip Martin joined WGBH in the spring of 2010. He has covered human trafficking, police training, race issues, and the Occupy movement. Martin recently returned to the States from Kenya where he worked on several stories about the country’s largest slums.
Joanna Marinova is the co-director of Press Pass TV, where she does work that could be described as advocacy journalism. She has done projects on urban violence, suicide among teens, and is committed to forming deep and meaningful relationships with the communities on which she reports.
About our moderator:
Bruce Gellerman is a reporter for NPR, PRI, WBUR & Living on Earth. He is an award-winning journalist covering science, business, technology and environment.