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Saturday, August 13 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Covering Minority Communities — and the Burdens and Opportunities that Come with It

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A panel of journalists covering race issues and minority communities — often in white-dominated newsrooms for mostly white audiences — discuss the responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities of their roles. The speakers will share lessons about the burdens of representation, the politics of cross-newsroom collaboration, and how to engage audiences that have traditionally felt ignored by establishment media brands.

Moderators
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Frank Shyong

Reporter, Los Angeles Times
Frank Shyong covers the San Gabriel Valley and other topics for the Los Angeles Times. He grew up south of Nashville, Tennessee, and moved to Los Angeles in 2006 to study economics at University of California, Los Angeles. He speaks Mandarin Chinese and has reported for the Taipei Times, Entertainment Weekly and the Orange County Register.

Speakers
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Kat Chow

Journalist, NPR
Kat Chow is a journalist covering race, ethnicity, and culture for NPR's Code Switch team.
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Victoria Kim

Reporter, Los Angeles Times
Victoria Kim covers Koreatown, the Korean community and central Los Angeles for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she was a legal affairs reporter covering state and federal courts, writing about a diverse array of topics including the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal, police shootings, street gangs and celebrity trials. Prior to joining the paper in 2007, she wrote for the Associated Press in South Korea and West Africa as well as the... Read More →
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Wesley Lowery

Political Reporter, Washington Post
Wesley Lowery is national reporter who covers law enforcement, justice, race and politics. He previously covered Congress and national politics. Prior to joining the Washington Post in February 2014, he worked as a breaking news and local politics reporter for the Boston Globe, and has also reported for the Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal.


Saturday August 13, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am
Genoa

Attendees (45)