Friday, August 15 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Newsroom to classroom

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Hear from folks who have successfully transitioned from newsrooms to the classroom, and are now focused on training the next generation of journalists.


Mei-Ling Hopgood

Associate Professor, Northwestern University
(@mlhopgood) Mei-Ling Hopgood is a freelance journalist and writer who has written for various publications, including National Geographic Traveler, Marie Claire, The Miami Herald and The Boston Globe. She is the author of “Lucky Girl” (April 2009) and “How Eskimos Keep Their... Read More →

Nikki Usher Layser

Assistant Professor, George Washington University
(@nikkiusher) Nikki Usher is an assistant professor at George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs. Prior to this life, she was a journalist at The Philadelphia Inquirer, and has written for a variety of metro dailies including The Los Angeles Times, Chicago... Read More →

Friday August 15, 2014 3:00pm - 3:50pm EDT
Grand Ballroom, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown 999 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001

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