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Friday, August 15 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Why and how should we cover the Asian American community?

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Learn how to cover Asian American and immigrant issues beyond the press releases and community events. We’ll go into how to break through cultural barriers, gain trust among groups that don’t talk to the media and how to deal with your editors.

Moderators
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Phil Yu

Founder/Editor, Angry Asian Man
(@angryasianman) Phil Yu is the founder and editor of Asian American news/culture blog Angry Asian Man, host of the web talk show Angry Asian America on ISAtv and host of Sound and Fury: The Angry Asian Podcast. Building a steady, loyal readership since 2001, Angry Asian Man has been called “a daily must-read for the media-savvy, socially conscious, pop-cultured Asian American.”

Speakers
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Ernabel Demillo

Host/Producer, CUNY-TV
(@ernabeld) Ernabel Demillo works for CUNY-TV hosting and reporting “Asian American Life,” a magazine-style show about the tri-state’s Asian American community. She is also a journalism lecturer at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, N.J. She started the journalism program in 2008 and is faculty advisor to the school newspaper, Pauw Wow, named Best Newspaper award by the College Media Association/Associated Collegiate Press in 2013.
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Emil Guillermo

Blogger, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
(@emilamok) Emil Guillermo has won numerous awards for his work in TV, radio, newspapers and online. He was the first Asian American male to regularly host a national news program on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” from 1989 to 1991. His column on Asian America, "Emil Amok," was in AsianWeek for nearly 15 years.
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Shefali S. Kulkarni

Digital Producer, Public Radio International
(@shefalikulkarni) Shefali Kulkarni is the digital producer for PRI’s “The World,” a co-production of the BBC produced in Boston at WGBH. She does digital storytelling for “Global Nation,” the show’s section that covers the immigrant, refugee and asylum-seeking community. Previously, she worked at Kaiser Health News, The Daily Beast, The Village Voice, Willamette Week and other news outlets.
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Hansi Lo Wang

Reporter, NPR
(@hansilowang) Hansi Lo Wang covers race, ethnicity and culture as a reporter for NPR’s “Code Switch” team. He was one of 15 journalists selected for the Institute for Justice and Journalism’s immigration reporting fellowship. Based in Washington, D.C., he was previously awarded the NPR Kroc Fellowship, during which he reported for NPR’s National Desk and Seattle public radio station KUOW.


Friday August 15, 2014 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Meeting Room 5, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown 999 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001

Attendees (31)