International Reporting in Today’s Media Environment

Sulome Anderson on how to arm and armor yourself for the challenges of foreign reporting


Unfortunately, Sulome Anderson has had to cancel her session scheduled for this Monday on how to start out as a foreign correspondent in today’s media environment due. Writers registered in Sulome’s class have been offered a replacement class or refund.

Sulome kindly provided a statement about the difficult reasons for her cancellation, which we hope you’ll read. We wish her the best and are thankful for her intention to teach at Pandemic U.

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How do you start a career as a foreign correspondent when interest in overseas coverage and the resources for it are waning? Is it even possible in 2021? This crash-course with Sulome Anderson will teach you how to arm and armor yourself for the challenges ahead and structure and compose conflict stories in a compelling, accessible way. A foreign correspondent for outlets like Foreign Policy and NBC News, she’ll teach you how to find and pitch stories, gain access, and prepare for an overseas beat (including financially). She’ll also delve into minimizing risk and staying safe, particularly for women, and conducting yourself ethically while reporting on vulnerable populations.

Includes: Live 90-minute class with Q&A; a handy cheat-sheet on freelance foreign reporting; access to watch Replay anytime you want.

How it Works: After checkout, you’ll receive a receipt with a link and password for the live Zoom class. You’ll also receive an emailed reminder with the same information a few hours before the session. After the class you’ll get a password to access the Replay and cheat-sheet.

Accessibility: Closed captioning is auto-generated and subject to error.

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