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Sunday, October 30 • 10:30am - 11:30am
How to Navigate the Risks of Overseas (and Domestic) Reporting

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Imagine being kidnapped in a foreign land in the midst of a civil war. Imagine your car breaking down in a remote forest infamous for rebel attacks. Imagine falling ill with malaria in a war zone without hospitals. Scary things happen when you’re reporting from abroad and even from the relative safety of the U.S. – just look at some of our recent political rallies. Tina Susman and Kim Gamel have been through most of these things and survived, using a few handy tips picked up along the way. With attacks on the media worsening each year, and with more women than ever going into reporting, they’re eager to share their experiences and advice with JAWS members.

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Kim Gamel

Stars and Stripes, Seoul Reporter
Kim Gamel has extensive experience as a news manager and reporter covering some of the biggest stories in the Middle East, Asia and Europe. She is currently based in Seoul reporting on the Korean peninsula for Stars and Stripes newspaper. Kim previously worked for The Associated Press, most recently as the Middle East regional news editor based in Cairo from 2010-2014. Her portfolio includes on-the-ground reports from Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan and... Read More →
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Tina Susman

National News Editor, BuzzFeed
Tina Susman, national news editor for BuzzFeed, has more than 25 years as a reporter and editor, many of them spent overseas as a correspondent working for The Los Angeles Times, Associated Press and Newsday. She served as The Times’ Baghdad bureau chief between 2007 and 2009, and as the west Africa bureau chief for AP before that. She also was AP’s news editor in South Africa and has done stints in Haiti, Pakistan, Southeast Asia and... Read More →


Sunday October 30, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am
Roanoke Ballroom F

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