News Entrepreneurs’ Pitchfest


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  • Speaker: John Bracken, director of the Knight News Challenge
  • Host Department: Program in the Environment
  • Date: 12/05/2012
  • Time: 09:30AM - 12:00 PM

  • Location: North Quad, Space 2435

  • Description:

    John Bracken, the director of the Knight News Challenge, a $150 million grant competition fostering innovation in journalism, will visit the Environmental Journalism class on December 5th to give feedback to students after they pitch their ideas for new ways to gather or share information related to the environment or public health.

    All are welcome to this Pitchfest, where students celebrate the end of the semester by presenting their ideas to their fellow classmates, Mr. Bracken, and other local journalism professionals.

    Be part of the dicussion with John Bracken! Please review and comment on our students' ideas on our course blog.


    Further Information:

    Discuss the future of news, then give feedback to students in Environ 320, Environmental and Public Health Journalism as they pitch their Knight Challenge ideas. Help pick the People’s Choice winner! 
    If possible, RSVP to with “pitchfest rsvp” in the subject line. 

    The Knight News Challenge  is famous as one of the key funders of cutting-edge ideas in the news business.

    Here's more information about our visitor, John Bracken, director of the Knight News Challenge.

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