FREE Overseas Press Club Event Sept 9, 7pm, NYC

Hey NYC freelance media types – a few great FREE events coming up in the next few weeks. Details below. -Mia


After James Foley: Covering Conflict When Journalists Are Targets

Event Name: 

 After James Foley: Covering Conflict When Journalists Are Targets

Event Date and Time: 

 9 September 2014 – 7:00pm

Event Location: 

 Columbia School of Journalism Lecture Hall

Event City: 

 New York

Event Fee: 


The OPC is co-sponsoring a panel discussion at the Columbia School of Journalism surrounding the current risks and rewards of conflict reporting in the aftermath of reporter James Foley's tragic murder.
Dean Steve Coll will lead the discussion.
  • Reuters columnist and former New York Times reporter David Rohde, who was held captive for seven months by the Taliban before he escaped.
  • OPC award winner, board member and New York Times foreign correspondent Rukmini Callimachi, previously the West Africa bureau chief for The Associated Press.
  • Phil Balboni, GlobalPost CEO and co-founder, who spent two years fighting for Foley's release.
  • Nicole Tung, a freelance conflict photographer and friend of Foley's who first discovered him missing.


This event is sponsored by the Overseas Press Club, the Columbia Journalism School and the DART Center for Journalism and Trauma.
Sept. 25 (with Tyler Hicks)
Oct. 1 Book night with Sheila Weller, author of the News Sorority, a triple biographty of Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric and Christiane Amanpour. (at OPC)
Oct. 21 How to Freelance Safely with representatives of RISC, DART, London’s Frontline Club and Judith Matloff of Columbia.
Oct. 24 (with Nick Kristof)

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