Reporting in dangerous situations

I was asked to speak on a panel put on by the Society of Professional Journalists, UW Student Chapter. The topic: Reporting in dangerous situations. My fellow panelists included former Emergency Communications Officer Jefferson Mok and Photojournalist Alex Garland. Check out the video!

Every journalist should read this

We hosted an immigration panel on last week featuring professionals working to protect the rights of (un)documented immigrants. Together, we broke down what journalists can improve on when it comes to marginalized voices. … [The Northwest Immigrants Rights Project has a hotline specifically for potential sightings of ICE. This group then sends people to checkContinue reading “Every journalist should read this”

Recap of Q&A with Derek Wing

In a changing media landscape, Derek Wing showed us that newsroom representation and diversity is more important than ever, especially in broadcast. Wing shared experiences from his time as a young journalist reporting in Baghdad, to hosting his own show, and making the transition into Public Relations when he decided to start a family. HeContinue reading “Recap of Q&A with Derek Wing”

Recap of Q&A with Kate Schimel — SPJ UW student chapter

Kate Schimel is 26 years old, which came as a surprise to many people. It’s not often that college students hear from fellow 20-somethings about how to handle their career prospects, so this Q&A was a pleasant change of pace. High Country News, as Kate explained and as one could gather by reading their content, […]Continue reading “Recap of Q&A with Kate Schimel — SPJ UW student chapter”

ICYMI: #JournalismSoWhite — SPJ UW

In Town Hall Seattle Tuesday night, people flocked to hear a panel of journalists discuss the issues around diversity, newsroom representation, and reporting. Panelists at the event were: Enrique Cerna from KCTS Reagan Jackson from South Seattle Emerald and The Seattle Globalist Tyrone Beason from Pacific Northwest Magazine and The Seattle Times Venice Buhain fromContinue reading “ICYMI: #JournalismSoWhite — SPJ UW”

The 2016-2017 Board

Originally posted on Society of Professional Journalists, UW Chapter:
President Kelsey Hamlin Kelsey Hamlin is a journalism major looking to double-major with Law, Societies & Justice — currently her minor. Hamlin freelances around various Seattle publications and writes for the University newspaper, The Daily; she has been doing both for approximately two years. Occasionally, she also records her…