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Making Hope and History Rhyme: Reporting the Northern Ireland Peace Process

Date Monday, October 26, 2015
4 - 5 p.m.
FeaturingIrish Journalist David Blevins
Location Eastlund Room (Level 2 of Lundquist Community Life Center)
Instructions for GuestsView a map and get directions to Bethel University and Lundquist Communit Life Center.
CostFree event
SponsorsJohnson Center for Journalism and Communication

Event Description

David Blevins grew up in Northern Ireland during the religious conflict and will share his experience as the Ireland correspondent for Sky News for 15 years. He reported the brokering of the historic Good Friday Agreement and was nominated for a Royal Television Society Award for his coverage of the 1998 Omagh bombing, in which 29 people were killed. 

David has an undergraduate diploma in journalism, a post-graduate degree in theology, and a keen interest in the reporting of faith issues, particularly in places where religion has been an element of conflict. He is on Twitter: @skydavidblevins.

Refreshments will be served. 

Questions?

Contact Professor Phyllis Alsdurf at 651.638.6149 or p-alsdurf@bethel.edu.