Beyond Boston Strong: panelists talk Boston Marathon Bombings five years later
WHO: SPJ New England PRO Chapter, Suffolk University Sawyer Library Speaker Series & Communication & Journalism Department
WHAT: Beyond Boston Strong: Reporters Reflect on the Marathon Bombings
WHEN: Tuesday, April 10, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Mildred F Sawyer Library Poetry Center @ Suffolk University, 73 Tremont Street, Boston
We’ve teamed up with Suffolk University to host this panel discussion on the Boston Marathon Bombing five years later.
Our panel includes:
David Abel (http://www.davidsabel.com/) is an award-winning reporter with The Boston Globe, a documentary filmmaker, and a professor of journalism. Abel and his colleagues at the Globe won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News for their coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Dave Wedge is an author and writer based in Boston. He writes for VICE and was an investigative journalist for the Boston Herald for 14 years. His book, “Boston Strong: A City’s Triumph Over Tragedy,” written with New York Times bestselling author Casey Sherman, was adapted into the film “Patriots Day,” starring Mark Wahlberg.
Susan Zalkind is an independent journalist and writer based in Boston. She covers courts and crime, breaks news and writes investigative features. Zalkind has written about the triple homicide in Waltham and FBI shooting in Florida involving people tied to the Tsarnaev brothers. She also covered the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and has written for Boston Magazine and The Daily Beast.
Ken Martin is a Boston based photojournalist and a long-time photojournalism teacher at Suffolk University. Martin with his students took photos at the explosion site as well as during the aftermath of the tragedy.
Moderated by SPJ New England Chapter President Jordan Frias
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