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Forum: Thinking Like a Journalist

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Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6 p.m. | Free.

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Learn techniques for finding credible information and gathering insights from people in your community.

We’ll explore the most important tool in a reporter’s toolbox: The interview. How does a reporter conduct a successful interview? How does a reporter conduct comprehensive research to make sure a story is on solid footing? How does a reporter decide how to best share stories and information in the community?

Facilitator:  Kathleen Murray, WSLR Communications Director  – Murray has a journalism degree from Syracuse University and is an award winning journalist with more than a decade of experience reporting, writing and editing for media outlets in both national/ international markets.


Billy Cox – retired features reporter- Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Renee James Gilmore – executive producer, “Empowering Voices” on ABC7

Carrie Seidman – opinion columnist for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Juan Pablo Salas – Solmart Media’s News Director and has over 20 years of broadcasting experience on radio, TV and print news


Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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