Vermont Women in Journalism features panel of six March 26
Five women with extensive experience in the field of journalism will conduct a lively panel discussion hosted by the Vermont Historical Society and the Vermont Commission on Women. Bring your own brown bag lunch to the Vermont History Museum at 109 State Street starting at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, March 26. The discussion, Vermont Women in Journalism, will be led by Rickey Gard Diamond of Vermont Woman newspaper. Historian Marilyn Blackwell will give an introduction, and the expert panel, including Kristin Carlson, WCAX; Anne Galloway, vtdigger.org; Terri Hallenbeck, Burlington Free Press; and Nina Keck, VPR, will offer perspectives on the progress and challenges of women journalists in Vermont.
Vermont Historical Society Executive Director, Mark Hudson says, “It’s wonderful to collaborate once again with the Vermont Commission on Women to celebrate Women’s History Month. We would like to applaud the investigative and reporting skills that women bring to the field of communication and the impact they have on Vermonters.”
This event is free and open to the public thanks to sponsors KeyBank, Northfield Savings Bank, Clute Wealth Management, WCAX-TV, Vermont Commission on Women, Vermont Public Television, Burlington Free Press, Vermont Association of Broadcasters, Cabot Creamery, and Black River Design. Please contact Amanda Gustin at (802) 828-2180 for more information.