Join us for a conversation with top, local journalists, including Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Eric Eyre, Dana Coester of WVU and 100 Days in Appalachia, and Roxy Todd of WVPB and Inside Appalachia, led by Charles Sennott, head of The GroundTruth Project which is launching its new Report for America initiative here in West Virginia and in Eastern Kentucky, part of a national effort to place emerging journalists in local newsrooms to revitalize American journalism.Tuesday, January 9
Dana Coester is creative director and executive editor for 100 Days in Appalachia . Dana also serves as creative director for the WVU Media Innovation Center and leads the Center’s Knight-funded Innovators-in-Residence program.
Roxy Todd is a reporter and co-producer for Inside Appalachia, a production of West Virginia Public Broadcasting with help from public radio stations in Kentucky, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia.
Charles Sennott is the Founder and Executive Director of The GroundTruth Project. Sennott is also the co-founder of Report for America, a new partnership between The GroundTruth Project and Google News Lab that places reporting corps members in news organizations that serve under-covered areas across the country.