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This year’s fall conference is co-chaired by Kevin G.Hall, past president of SABEW and chief economics correspondent of McClatchy Newspapers and Suzanne Baryln, correspondent at Reuters. For information about content, please contact Kevin at khall@mcclatchydc.com or Suzanne at suzanne.barlyn@thomsonreuters.com.

Updated September 30, 2015 
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Friday, October 9 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Diversity in the 21st Century Newsroom

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In room 308.

Join several journalists of color as they discuss newsroom diversity, how they navigate a business world that is often tilted toward white men and how they carefully craft social media personalities that balance the objectivity of journalism with their feelings about social issues. The session will be moderated by SABEW board member Robert Barba, deputy editor of American Banker.

Moderator
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Robert Barba

Deputy Editor, American Banker
Robert Barba is a deputy editor for SourceMedia’s American Banker newspaper, a 179-year-old publication dedicated to the financial services industry. His beat includes covering mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and other initiatives banks must undertake to remain relevant in the changing landscape. He also covers JPMorgan Chase and U.S. Bancorp for American Banker. Prior... Read More →

Speakers
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Octavio Blanco

Financial News Editor, CNNMoney
Octavio Blanco is a financial news editor at CNNMoney with over 20 years experience. He is currently also serving on CNN's Diversity Council spearheading an initiative for English Speaking Latino Audience development. Octavio is also vice president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists' NYC Chapter. He began his career in broadcast news and transitioned to online news about nine years ago. He is fluent in Spanish, French... Read More →
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Kimberly S. Johnson

Editor, The Wall Street Journal, CFO Journal
Kimberly S. Johnson is Editor of The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Journal team, focused on coverage of corporate finance. Johnson has 19 years of journalism experience. She was a business reporter for the New Haven Register and the Denver Post, where she covered technology, retail, telecommunications and biotech. She also covered the auto industry for the Associated Press in Detroit. Prior to joining the Journal in 2014, Johnson... Read More →
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Sapna Maheshwari

Retail Reporter, BuzzFeed
Sapna Maheshwari joined BuzzFeed in 2013 as a reporter on the business vertical covering retailers and brands. Maheshwari was previously at Bloomberg News, where she was most recently a retail reporter, breaking news and writing feature stories about companies including J.C. Penney, Abercrombie & Fitch and Gap Inc. She contributed regularly to Businessweek magazine and has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and radio programs. Previously... Read More →


Friday October 9, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Room 308 219 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018

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