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Teaching Solutions Journalism: A Workshop for College Educators/New England

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Northeastern University, Curry Student Center

360 Huntington Ave

Boston, MA 02115

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This hands-on workshop will provide you with the essentials you need to incorporate solutions journalism into your teaching.

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Are you curious about how to incorporate solutions journalism into your teaching? Ready to dig deeper into your approach? Eager to connect with like-minded educators?

This hands-on workshop for college-level journalism educators will equip you with a range of tools and approaches to teach solutions journalism to your students. We'll meet at Northeastern University, where we’ll share the basics, as well as a range of strategies and approaches that you can apply in your classroom. We will provide a continental breakfast, and lunch.

Workshop leaders:

Sara Catania is director of journalism school partnerships for the Solutions Journalism Network and an adjunct journalism instructor at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She serves on the program committee for Stanford's JSK Journalism Fellowship, where she was a fellow, and supports the ONA's Women's Leadership Accelerator as a mentor and advisor. Her journalism experience includes digital leader and newsroom manager, grounded in years of reporting and writing at a wide range of news outlets including the Los Angeles Times, Reuters, Mother Jones, the LA Weekly and NBC.

Leah Todd is New England region manager for the Solutions Journalism Network, based in Lebanon, NH. From 2015 to 2018, she led SJN’s work in the Intermountain West, including launching collaborative journalism projects between dozens of news organizations in Montana and New Mexico. Previously, she covered education for The Seattle Times and local government for the Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune.

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Who should come to this workshop?

College-level journalism educators who want to incorporate solutions journalism into their teaching, deepen their approach if they're already teaching it, and connect with like-minded educators.

How much does it cost?

There is a $25 per-person event fee.

Where is the workshop located?

The workshop will be held in room 340 at the Curry Student Center on the Northeastern Campus.

How do I get there?

If you're taking public transit there are two subway stops nearby: Northeastern on the green line and Ruggles on the orange line.

What if I'm driving? Where do I park?

The Renaissance parking garage, 835 Columbus Avenue, is an option. Rates are $12-32, depending on the length of time.

Should I do anything to prepare?

Yes! About a week before the workshop we'll email materials to everyone who’s registered.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Feel free to email Sara Catania at sara@solutionsjournalism.org with any questions.

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