Celeste explains the challenges of a reporter’s life


On March 21, journalist Erika Celeste presented as part of the Spring 2017 Humanities Symposia with her talk “Life on the Beat: A Journalist’s Story.”

A large number of students, faculty, and community members were in attendance. The video above is her complete talk with the question and answer discussion that followed. For a more detailed description of the talk, see below.

Professional journalist Erika Celeste will share her experiences from small town news station to international coverage. Come hear about the always-interesting, never-the-same-thing twice life of a professional reporter. Learn also about the concrete ways journalism contributes to our democracy.


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