Felecia D. Henderson, director for cultural competency at the Maynard Institute, will donate her time as a keynote speaker for the second annual virtual TNG Student Media Conference.

Conference details:

  • Who: College journalism student or recent graduate
  • What: The 2022 TNG Student Media Conference AKA #MichMediaCon
  • When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 21 (but it’s kinda like an open house)
  • Where: Zoom! Join for free from anywhere and everywhere
  • Why: “Why not?” is really the question! This free, virtual event to introduce journalism students to working media professionals so students can learn the REAL DEAL about our industry.

The interactive panel discussion about diversity in media kicks off the conference with panelists Felecia D. Henderson, James Hill, Dorothy Hernandez and Vincent D. McCraw and Walter T. Middlebrook as emcee. Then, students will attend a session featuring managers from outlets across Michigan who share what they’re looking for when they hire.

Hosted by The News Guild of Detroit’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, in partnership with Detroit NABJ, Michigan AAJA, Coaching Detroit Forward and NABET-CWA.

*Must be registered for the TNG Student Media Conference to join.