From the Frontlines: A Photojournalist’s View from Insurrection to Inauguration

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From the Frontlines: A Photojournalist’s View from Insurrection to Inauguration

Original broadcast date: Jan. 27, 2021. Replay available on demand.

In this 30-minute On Poynt session, you will hear directly from a photojournalist who covered both the siege at the Capitol and the inauguration that followed two weeks later.

Overview

  • You watched the occupation of the U.S. Capitol in real-time. Now hear from a journalist who was there.
  • Broadcast date: Jan. 27, 2021. Replay available.
  • Journalists and educators: Get insight about how to prepare for events like these in the future.
  • Citizens: Understand the dynamics and decisions that impact the news you consume.
  • Bring your questions! There will be time for an audience Q&A.

Suggested donation: $15.00

Suggested donation: $15.00

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Learning Outcomes

You will learn:

  • What it was like to cover both the siege on the Capitol and Inauguration Day
  • How one photojournalist prepared beforehand and reacted to violence in real-time
  • Concrete takeaways for covering future volatile events

Suggested donation: $15.00

Suggested donation: $15.00

Overview

  • You watched the occupation of the U.S. Capitol in real-time. Now hear from a journalist who was there.
  • Broadcast date: Jan. 27, 2021. Replay available.
  • Journalists and educators: Get insight about how to prepare for events like these in the future.
  • Citizens: Understand the dynamics and decisions that impact the news you consume.
  • Bring your questions! There will be time for an audience Q&A.

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Original broadcast date: Jan. 27, 2021. Replay available on demand.

On Jan. 6, we witnessed the importance of fact-based expression and journalism as essential tools of democracy. And we also saw it under attack.

Join Poynter senior faculty Joie Chen as she talks to Julio Cortez, a photographer with the Associated Press who covered the siege at the Capitol and the high-security inauguration that followed two weeks later.

Journalists, educators and citizens are invited to tune in for this free On Poynt session Wednesday, Jan. 27 at noon Eastern. There will be time for questions at the end of the session, moderated by Chen and Julio Cortez.

About On Poynt

In 2021, our On Poynt series will feature timely interviews with journalists for the story behind the story of the latest breaking news, moderated by Poynter experts.

These 30-minute sessions will help journalists, educators, students and anyone interested in the news to better understand the circumstances, decisions and risks that went into the reporting the story everyone’s talking about.

These sessions are free to attend and will pop-up in concert with the news cycle. We’ll bring you behind the scenes for a closer look at the best of the best in reporting today. Most sessions will include time for Q&A at the end.

Questions?

If you need assistance, email us at info@poynter.org.

This On Poynt took place Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at noon to 12:30 p.m. EST. Replay available.

During the first 15 minutes of the On Poynt, Joie Chen will interview Julio Cortez about the set-up, the experience and the preparation. They will discuss the common themes and takeaways. During the final 15 minutes, audience members will have an opportunity to get their questions answered.

Who should tune in

These 30-minute sessions will help journalists, educators, students and anyone interested in the news to better understand the circumstances, decisions and risks that went into the reporting the story everyone’s talking about.

Cost

This On Poynt session is free to attend. Suggested donation is $15.

Instructors

Faculty

  • Joie Chen (she/her)
    Senior Adviser & Faculty
    Joie Chen brings a wide range of experience as a national and international television journalist to the Poynter Institute, where she will serve as Senior...
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  • Julio Cortez
    Photographer, The Associated Press
    Julio Cortez is a staff photographer for The Associated Press covering Baltimore. A graduate of Cal State University, Northridge, and a native of Mexico City,...
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