March 5, 2018

Today, several faculty members from the Institute are in New York for a gathering titled Women’s Leadership Symposium. It’s an all-day event featuring noted women leaders from throughout the media industry. Those scheduled to speak include:

  • Dana Canedy, Pulitzer Prizes administrator
  • Candi Carter, executive producer of “The View” on ABC
  • Roberta Kaplan, founder of Kaplan & Co.

  • Marcy McGinnis, former senior vice president of CBS News, Al Jazeera America

  • Olivia Metzger, principal, OManagement

  • Rachel Schallom, newsroom project manager for the Wall Street Journal

  • Andrea Schneider, law professor at Marquette University Law School

  • Fara Warner, former vice president of custom content for Dow Jones and Co.

Poynter faculty members Kelly McBride and Indira Lakshmanan will help lead sessions on topics such as negotiating a salary, breaking through the glass ceiling and dealing with legal issues related to sexual harassment, among others.

Here are some of the tweets that we've seen come out of the symposium.









A second symposium is scheduled for March 30 in Los Angeles. You can sign up to attend here.

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