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Immigration, Race, and Social Justice: an MPR Journalist's Perspective

Date Thursday, November 2, 2017
4 - 5:30 p.m.
FeaturingDoualy Xaykaothao
Location Eastlund Room (Community Life Center (CLC) Level 2)
Instructions for GuestsGet directions to Bethel University here
RegistrationThe event is free, but please register by emailing johnson-center@bethel.edu so we can plan accordingly.
SponsorsJohnson Center for Journalism and Conmunication

Event Description

Doualy Xaykaothao is a Hmong-Texan, born in Laos and raised in Texas. Her journalism career has landed her in many parts of this country: New York City, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Portland, and Dallas. She has reported overseas for National Public Radio from Southeast and Northeast Asia. As a producer for NPR’s Newscast Unit, she and her team won the 2001 Peabody Award for coverage after the September 11 attacks. While reporting as an Annenberg Fellow for KPCC radio in Los Angeles in 2007, she and her team received an LA Press Club Award for breaking news coverage of the California wildfires. She now reports for Minnesota Public Radio news from the Twin Cities.

Refreshments will be provided at her presentation.

Questions?

Contact Suzi Nelson, Administrative Assistant for the Johnson Center, at s-nelson@bethel.edu or 651-638-6577.