Telling Stories in a Changing Landscape
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A panel of alumni journalists will share their perspectives on telling stories and sharing information within the changing field of journalism. The panel will feature speakers from a variety of news organizations who will discuss their journey from the University of Chicago to the world of media, and how they report and write stories in today's dynamic news environment.
The event will be hosted at the New York City office of Made by Many, a product innovation company, where Leslie Bradshaw, AB’04, is the managing member.
Whether you’re a member of the media, an aspiring journalist or a news reader, please join us on April 14 for this informative panel.
Andrew Flowers, AB '08, Quantitative Editor, FiveThirtyEight. Andrew Flowers graduated in 2008 from the College with a degree in economics. He is the Quantitative Editor of FiveThirtyEight, where he edits the staff's statistical analysis and writes economics, sports, and politics stories. Previously, he was an economic analyst and writer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
Adam Janofsky, AB '14, Editor, The Wall Street Journal’s startup blog. Adam Janofsky is the editor of The Wall Street Journal’s startup blog and reports for the newspaper on issues related to entrepreneurship. He graduated in 2014 with degrees in Political Science and Law, Letters & Society, and served as editor-in-chief of the Maroon in 2011. He has written for Tablet Magazine, Bloomberg News and The Bangkok Post among others.
Bourree Lam, AB '07, Associate Editor, The Atlantic. Bourree Lam is an associate editor at The Atlantic, where she writes offbeat business stories on economics, education, and the American workforce. She was previously blog editor and researcher at Freakonomics, and assistant producer for the public radio podcast Freakonomics Radio. Her first job was desk editor of the metro and arts sections at Time Out Magazine's Hong Kong chapter. During her time at University of Chicago, she did a Metcalf internship at USAToday.com's Money section and was a proud member of The Chicago Maroon. She grew up in Indiana, Hong Kong, and Toronto, and now lives in Brooklyn.
Margaret Lyons, AB '04, Columnist, New York Magazine. Margaret Lyons is a TV columnist and pop-culture critic for New York Magazine's Vulture blog, and you can hear her every week on the Vulture TV podcast. Her work has appeared in Entertainment Weekly, Elle, Glamour, and Time Out New York, and she helped launch both Chicagoist and Time Out Chicago.
Ben Walsh, Business Reporter, Huffington Post. Ben Walsh is a Business Reporter at The Huffington Post, covering Money and Finance. Prior to joining HuffPost, Walsh served for three years as online editor and business writer at Reuters. Previously, Walsh covered Wall Street and Banking for Business Insider, and worked at Goldman Sachs.
Leslie Bradshaw, AB '04, is a battle-tested innovator, operator, leader, and growth-driver.
The first company she founded was twice-named to the Inc. 500 list for revenues generated under her tenure; the Knight Foundation backed her second company the same year she was named one of the "Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company; and she is now helping grow a third company as the head of the New York office for London-based innovation accelerator, Made by Many.
A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Chicago and a fellow at the US Chamber of Commerce’s Foundation, Bradshaw also regularly contributes to Quartz, Forbes, and Medium on the topics of professional excellence and entrepreneurship.
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Kimberly Drelich AB '07