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Friday, August 15 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Second pivot: You've made it, so now what?

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You’ve made it to a great job in your mid-career, so now what? What’s the best way to pivot and make sure the back half of your career goes the way you want it to? In today’s competitive newsrooms, it’s easy to get pushed aside or to become complacent. Book deals, adjunct teaching, fellowships and moving to management are just some of the ways you can level up.


Angie Chuang

Associate Professor, American University School of Communication
(@angiechuang) Angie Chuang is an associate professor of Journalism at American University School of Communication in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the AU faculty in 2007, she was a newspaper journalist for 13 years, on staff at The Oregonian, The Hartford Courant and the Los Angeles Times. Her literary nonfiction book, The Four Words for Home, which spun off a 2004 reporting trip to Afghanistan, was published March 2014 by Aquarius Press... Read More →

Thomas Lee

Business Columnist, The San Francisco Chronicle
(@ByTomLee) Thomas Lee is a business columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle. He previously wrote for the Star Tribune (Minneapolis), St. Louis Post-Dispatch and The Seattle Times. He also served as bureau chief for MedCityNews.com and Xconomy.com. This fall, Palgrave Macmillan will publish “Rebuilding Empires,” his book on how big box retailers will transform for the digital age.

Roxana Saberi

Senior Producer/Reporter, Al Jazeera America
Roxana Saberi is a New-York based journalist for Al Jazeera America. From 2003 to 2009, she lived and worked in Iran, where she filed reports for organizations such as Feature Story News, NPR, BBC, ABC Radio and Fox News. She was writing a book about Iran when she was arrested in 2009 in Tehran and held for 100 days. After returning to the United States, Ms. Saberi wrote Between Two Worlds: My Life and... Read More →

Friday August 15, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Grand Ballroom, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown 999 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001

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