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Saturday, October 29 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Lunch and Keynote Speaker

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A very interactive talk about taking a very nonlinear path in journalism and in life! A kind of “BackStory” talk about how a girl from a non-college-educated family dropped out of Berkeley to take care of her younger sister, made it through the alternative newsweeklies of the San Francisco Bay Area, got to NYC, went through a divorce, became the first woman editor-in-chief of a national music magazine, got her degrees at 39, has managed to attend, via fellowships, Medill and Stanford, teaches at Newhouse, and now works in multimedia at ESPN (and is married again). Written two books! Too crazy. It’s been super hard, and super fun, and the valleys have been tough from which to rise. But she has done so.

#jaws16undefeated


Speakers
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Danyel Smith

Culture Lead, ESPN
Danyel Smith is culture lead at ESPN’s “The Undefeated.” She is a 2013-14 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University, and has served as editor of Billboard, editor-at-large at Time Inc. and as editor-in-chief of VIBE. Danyel is co-founder of HRDCVR, a design-centered hardcover media project created by diverse teams for a diverse world. She has written for ESPN The Magazine, The Guardian, NPR, CNN, Rolling Stone... Read More →

Sponsors
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JSK Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University

We support passionate journalists, innovators, and entrepreneurs as they create the new models, tools and approaches that are redefining journalism. Through the years, one core mission of the JSK Fellowships remains the same: To improve the quality of news and information reaching the public.


Saturday October 29, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Roanoke Ballroom D

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