Journalism Symposium

Date Tuesday, March 28, 2017
6 - 8 p.m.
FeaturingPaul Glader
Location Alumni Lounge and Olson Boardroom - View maps and directions
RegistrationRegistration is now closed, however please stop by today if you are intrested in any of tonight's events! Food is not guaranteed for un-registered guests.
SponsorsJohnson Center for Journalism and Communication

Event Description

The Johnson Center Presents the first Journalism Symposium!

6:00 p.m. | Alumni Lounge | Reception

  • Mingling with alumni in the journalism field as well as other local and national journalists and special guest Paul Glader.
  • Bethel Media, Communication, and Journalisim students will be presenting their projects throughout this time in short presentations or displayed at tables.
  • A light supper will be served.

7:00 p.m. | Olson Boardroom | Symposium

  • "Has Truth Been Trumped? Why Journalism and Religion Still Matter" - Keynote by Paul Glader
  • Following Glader's talk there will be a time of question and answer.

About the Keynote Speaker

Paul Glader, M.S., M.B.A., is an Associate Professor at The King’s College in New York City, where he teaches classes on writing, journalism and business-related topics. He is the director of the McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute, and the NYC Semester in Journalism program. He is adviser to the student online newspaper/ print magazine/ video platform, The Empire State Tribune. He is executive director of The Media Project, a global non-profit that does journalism education and training. He directs the business residency journalism program for the Dow Jones News Fund. 

Glader spent 10 years as a staff writer at The Wall Street Journal, covering a variety of beats including technology, travel, metals/mining, health/science and finance. He’s written for countless other publications including The New York TimesThe Washington Post,, The Indianapolis Star, The Associated Press, Der Spiegel Online,, USA Today and He’s appeared on national TV and radio programs including CNBCFox Business, and WSJ Radio. He currently writes for several national magazines including Bloomberg BusinessWeek, ChristianityToday, The American Legion and is a regular contributor to

Glader has a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of South Dakota. He received his Masters in Journalism from Columbia University in New York as a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and Graduate School of Business in 2007-2008. He is currently an executive MBA candidate at The Berlin School of Creative Leadership at Steinbeis University in Germany. He lived in Germany from 2011-2013, first as a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow and then as a European Journalism Fellow at Freie Universität in Berlin. 


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