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Thursday, August 9 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
How to Report From a Disaster

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Disaster reporting is difficult; it’s unpredictable and dangerous. What should you know? What should you consider? And how do you prepare for a disaster if it’s approaching your area? A panel of experienced reporters will answer these questions and share their own experiences reporting from disasters.

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Keri Blakinger

Reporter for the Houston Chronicle, Houston Chronicle
Keri Blakinger covers breaking news and criminal justice at the Houston Chronicle. She was hired through the Hearst Fellows program. She graduated from Cornell University and covered county and town government at the Ithaca Times before moving to breaking news at the New York Daily... Read More →
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Curtiss Kim

Anchor/Reporter, KCBS Radio SF
Anchor/Reporter KCBS-AM/FM All News, CBS Affiliated Radio Station in San Francisco. Assignments include anchoring newscasts, breaking news and general assignment. Curtiss is the the recipient of numerous awards including AP, Radio Television News Directors Asso., Peninsula Press Club... Read More →
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Brandi Smith

Reporter/anchor, KHOU 11
Brandi got her start in news when she applied for an internship with the local TV station and the general manager ended up offering her a job instead. She fell in love with journalism and has been telling the stories of her community ever since.
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Adam Yamaguchi

Adam Yamaguchi is Executive Producer and Correspondent with CBS News Originals, a documentary series that takes a deep dive into today's most important issues, told through uniquely immersive and intimate storytelling.


Thursday August 9, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm CDT