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Wednesday, August 21 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Covering Your Local Economy, presented by the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Business Journalism

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This half-day workshop will teach attendees how to cover the economic angle to any beat, find and use data to develop local stories, and find fresh angles on unemployment and housing trends. Expect to walk away with 10 local economic story ideas you can start next week -- whether business is a part of your beat or not.

There is a holding fee to attend this event. Click here for ticket information.

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Location: Murray Hill West 

Speakers
avatar for Marilyn Geewax

Marilyn Geewax

Senior Business Editor and National Economics Correspondent, NPR
Marilyn Geewax is a senior business editor on NPR’s national desk and its national economics correspondent. Her work contributed to NPR’s 2011 Edward R. Murrow Award for hard news for “The Foreclosure Nightmare.” Marilyn also worked on the foreclosure-crisis coverage that was recognized with a 2009 Heywood Broun Award. Before joining NPR in 2008, she was the national economics correspondent for Cox Newspapers&rsquo... Read More →
avatar for Meena Thiruvengadam

Meena Thiruvengadam

Business channel manager, Digital First Media's Project Thunderdome
Meena Thiruvengadam is business channel manager at Digital First Media's Project Thunderdome. Previously, she covered the Treasury, Federal Reserve and economic news for Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal in Washington. She also has extensive experience working as a freelancer and was a business reporter at the San Antonio Express-News in Texas. Follow her on Twitter at @Meena_Thiru.


Wednesday August 21, 2013 1:00pm - 5:00pm
New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019