Journalist Safety: Covering Political Protest in the Age of Social Media
A Panel Discussion
On the eve of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia please join us as we discuss the challenges to broadcast journalists who cover political and social justice movements, including getting access to candidates, handling passionate (sometimes violent) protests and staying safe at events when tensions run high. Panelists include:
Dick Sheeran, award winning retired CBS News television and radio reporter/anchor
Cherri Gregg, award winning reporter at KYW-AM
Mary Cavallaro, Chief Broadcast Officer, SAG-AFTRA
Moderated by Trenae Nuri, reporter and assignment editor for PhillyCAM Voices.
When: 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 12
699 Ranstead Street (7th Street between Chestnut and Market Streets)
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Open to all SAG-AFTRA members and guests. Free to the general public. To RSVP please email Michele.firstname.lastname@example.org.