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For our 25th Anniversary, JAWS created a video to show others what is so special about our organization and our annual Conference & Mentoring Project. Watch it here.
The Whole Picture – Ted Talk by Megan Kamerick, Albuquerque, N.M.
Former JAWS president, Megan Kamerick talks about the importance of women writing and reporting the news. She presents some startling examples of biased coverage and interesting statistics on why we need more women by lines.
365 Women on Power; Liking Ourselves by Fara Warner.
Fara Warner, a former JAWS Board member and program chair for the 2011 Conference and Mentoring Project, launched an innovative video project about women and power.
JAWS member and educator Michele Weldon narrated an animated lesson on journalism for TED-Ed. She explains that journalism can be much more than reporting. An authentic, human narrative touches audiences and keeps them reading. Learn how to shape a human-centered news story, and the importance of facts, context and heart.
The Fran Lewine Interview Project – JAWS began recording interviews in 2011 with prominent women journalists in honor of the late Fran Lewine, one of the founding members of the Journalism & Women Symposium. Fran was a leader among women journalists in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, protesting discrimination against women in jobs and assignments. The first installment was an interview with Peggy Simpson conducted by Edie Lederer in Asheville, N.C.