#SAJA25 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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CRAIG NEWMARK GRADUATE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AT CUNY, NYC


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PANEL - 2

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PANELISTS

9 - 10 AM

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10 - 10.50 AM

Breaking into the Industry 

  

Mihir Zaveri, SAJA Board Member & Reporter, NYT

Niraj Chokshi, General assignment reporter, NYT

Mallika Rao, Freelance journalist

Bhumi Tharoor, Deputy Director, The Atlantic Talent Lab


11-11:50 AM

Exploring cultures through food





Aarti Virani, Writer & Editor

Lavanya Ramanathan, Senior Editor, The Highlight Vox

Tejal Rao, Restaurant critic & columnist, NYT

Sara Khan, Award winning travel writer & SAJA award winner 


Tackling under-representation of AAPI stories Presented by AAJA

Snigdha Sur, Founder & CEO, The Juggernaut

Lakshmi Gandhi, Freelance Reporter & Social Media Manager, NBC Asian American.

Rachel Ramirez, Editorial Fellow, Grist

12- 12.50 PM

Reporting on Politics of Immigration & Foreignness 




Pavni Mittal, Producer, PBS NewsHour

Tanvi Misra, Staff Writer, CQ-Roll Call

Hamed Aleaziz, Immigration reporter, Buzzfeed

Deepti Hajela, Immigration reporter, AP 

Sabrina Siddiqui, National Politics Reporter, Wall Street Journal


All The Ways To Report On Sports  Presented by South Asians in Sports





Sopan Deb , Basketball writer, New York Times

Adi Joseph, Editorial Director, CBS Sports

Priya Desai, Culture Reporter & Doc Filmmaker, Sports Illustrated

Sheil Kapadia, NFL Reporter, The Athletic


12.50-1.45 PM


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1.50-2.40 PM

International Reporting Covering the Biggest Global Stories

Siddhartha Mahanta, Features Editor, Insider

Akbar Shahid Ahmed, Foreign Affairs Reporter, HuffPost

Ishaan Tharoor, Foreign Affairs Reporter, WaPo

Tania Rashid, Special Correspondent, PBS 


Speed Dating with Editors

Get a quick mentorship from the top editors in American journalism. From career advice to pitching stories, come prepared for a 10min one-on-one chat.

Peter Bhatia, Editor & VP, Detroit Free Press

Sudeep Reddy, Politico 

Ravi Agrawal, Foreign Policy 

Bhumi Tharoor, The Atlantic 

Pia Sarkar, Associated Press 

Mitra Kalika

CNN

Chris Opfer, Bloomberg Law

Vikas Bajaj, The New York Times

Karen Mahabir, Head of Fact-Check, AP

Meghna Rao, The Juggernaut


2.50 3.40 PM

Podcasts: Storytelling With Audio

Anushka Patil, Social Editor, NYT

Sean Rameswaram: Host, Today Explained, Vox 

Madhulika Sikka: Executive Producer of Audio, WaPo 

Neena Pathak, Audio Producer, NYT

Speed Dating with Editors

Get a quick mentorship from the top editors in American  journalism. From career advice to pitching stories, come prepared for a 10min one-on-one chat.

Peter Bhatia, Editor & VP, Detroit Free Press

Sudeep Reddy, Politico 

Ravi Agrawal, Foreign Policy 

Bhumi Tharoor, The Atlantic 

Pia Sarkar, Associated Press 

Mitra Kalika

CNN

Chris Opfer, Bloomberg Law

Vikas Bajaj, The New York Times

Karen Mahabir,  AP

Meghna Rao, The Juggernaut



3.40 - 4.10 PM


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4.10 4.50 PM

Being heard in a newsroom 



Sameepa Shetty, Producer, CNBC 

Anup Kaphle, Editor, Kathmandu Post 

Swati Sharma, Managing Editor, The Atlantic 


Workshop: Learn How to Network 

Rakhee Mirchandani, Editorial Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Barrons Group/ Dow Jones

All Day

Resumé Critique 


Anusha Shrivastava,

Director, Career Development & Alumni Relations, Columbia University

Prabha Natarajan,

Deputy Editor, WSJ Professional Products


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