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After the trauma: The challenges of covering traumatic events on and off the job

Minnesota Journalism Center

Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)

After the trauma: The challenges of covering traumatic...

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From covering mass shootings to daily crime stories, reporting on traumatic events can be challenging for journalists, professionally and personally.

Panelists

Join Barbara Reyelts, news director for the Northland's News Center, and Mike Creger, a reporter at the Duluth News Tribune, as they discuss reporting on traumatic events. They will be joined by VA staff psychologist Dr. Jude Henningsgaard and Lt. Jason Hanson of the Minnesota State Patrol to talk about how they, although in a different professions with different objectives, also interview people after traumatic events and cope personally with the job’s emotional stress.  Panel moderator is Dr. John Hatcher, associate professor in journalism at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

The event is free and open to all journalists. A light breakfast will be provided.

Parking is available in the station's lot or in nearby Canal Park streets and parking lots.

This event is sponsored by:

Minnesota Journalism Center      Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists  Minnesota Newspaper Association

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When & Where


Northland's News Center
246 S Lake Ave
Duluth, MN 55802

Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)


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Minnesota Journalism Center

The Minnesota Journalism Center was established in 1979 through a gift to the University of Minnesota from the late John Cowles, Sr., chairman of the Minneapolis Star and Tribune Company, and his wife, the late Elizabeth Bates Cowles. The center's purpose is to improve the practice of journalism, promote interaction between media professionals and the academy, and serve as the outreach arm of the School of Journalism & Mass Communication.

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