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INDEPENDENT ROVING JOURNALIST TO VISIT OU

The Institute for International Journalism in conjunction with The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has organized a campus visit by independent roving journalist, Jason Motlagh. Jason will be here from Monday March 2 until Wednesday March 4, 2009.

He will share his experiences in reporting international conflicts and provide tips about freelance journalism. He will give lectures on Tuesday and provide students interested in international journalism/affairs with fresh information on global issues such as conflicts and the current social and political situations in a number of countries.

Jason will also hold one-on-one talks with a few students. Please email Professor Kalyango if you are interested in having an exclusive visit with Jason on Tuesday between 9:30am and 10:30am or between 2pm and 3:15pm.

Jason Motlagh is an international roving journalist currently based in Washington, D.C. He has covered conflicts in South Asia and West Africa, including recent assignments in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jason was desk editor at United Press International, has reported for the Washington Times, Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, and some major United Kingdom newspapers such as The Economist, The Scotsman, and The Globe and Mail. He is a regular contributor to Asia Times Online and other international magazines and publications.

Jason has also produced several television special reports for PBS on separatist movements within India.


posted in: crisis reporting, International Journalist
February 23, 2009

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