Humanities@Work: JOURNALISM

A panel of young journalists will discuss the opportunities and challenges of being a journalist in the twenty-first century. The event is Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 4:00 pm.

Our distinguished guests include:

  • Selena Simmons-Duffin reports on health policy and the coronavirus pandemic for NPR. Simmons-Duffin is also a former producer on NPR’s flagship radio shows Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She was an English major in college (Standford University ’08).
  • Zachary Lewis is a contributing writer to The Washington Post, where he writes on music, fitness, and birding. Fore more than a decade, he was the Classical Music Critic for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Lewis was an English major in college (CWRU ’00), before completing graduate work at Columbia University and OSU.
  • Sheehan Hannan is a freelance journalist. Hannan’s prior experiences include as Managing Editor and Associate Editor for Cleveland Magazine. He was awarded “Best Reporter in Ohio” by Ohio SPJ in 2018 and again in 2019 by the Cleveland Press Club. He was an English major in college (CWRU ’14).

The conversation will be moderated by journalist and English professor Jim Sheeler, the CWRU Shirley Wormser Professor of Journalism and Media Writing. Among his many accolades, Sheeler was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2006.

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