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Tuesday, May 11 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Networking for Freelancers and Reporters: Pitch, Report, Write, Repeat

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NETWORKING SESSION:  Whether you're freelancing or working on staff, how do you increase the odds that an editor will say "yes" to your story idea? Karen Springen will give a quick overview and a few suggestions -- and then will open the discussion to everyone. What worked for you? What didn't? Get ready to share best practices!

This conference was made possible by our sponsors: Associated Press, Arizent, Bloomberg, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Business Wire, CNBC, Hilton, Investopedia, NEFE, NPR, Missouri School of Journalism, Quartz, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Walter and Karla Goldschmidt Foundation.

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Karen Springen

Assistant Professor and Journalism Residency Director, Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
Karen Springen directs Medill's Journalism Residency program, leads the graduate journalism Magazine Specialization, and teaches undergraduate and graduate reporting and writing classes. She advises several student groups, including the student-run North by Northwestern magazine.Springen spent 24 years at Newsweek, where, as a correspondent, she reported on stories about a wide range of topics, in... Read More →

Tuesday May 11, 2021 4:00pm - 4:45pm EDT