We’ve invited four journalists to join us for a panel about targeting opportunities in the media job market. Their experience includes online news, local newspapers, social media, journalism education, science communication, and business news. They are all based in New England. They have a diverse range of levels of professional experience.
Dinner will be provided by ONA.
Lara Salahi is an award-winning journalist. She is an assistant professor of broadcast and digital journalism at Endicott College. She instructs undergraduates in the best practices for writing, reporting and producing online media. She has extensive experience in local, regional and national outlets including ABC News and The Boston Globe. Her first book, Outbreak Culture: The Ebola Crisis and the Next Epidemic, will be published in the fall.
Kim Krieger is a research writer at the University of Connecticut. She is a science writer and media relations professional with extensive experience and contacts within popular science magazines and trade publications. She covered the energy industry for Argus Media for many years. Previously, she completed a degree from McGill University in physics and geophysics.
Aviva Luttrell is a multimedia reporter at MassLive. Her role involves covering the Worcester renaissance and other statewide news. Earlier, she worked as a news reporter at The Recorder in Greenfield. She is a graduate of UMass Amherst’s journalism program.
Kit Maher graduated from the University of Michigan in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree focused on English and Digital Studies. She moved to Northampton from Detroit for her role as a social media specialist at MassLive.