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Thursday, August 1 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Telling Pacific Islander Stories to a Mainstream Audience

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There are incredibly rich and complex stories about the Pacific Islander community, but they’re often left out of the Asian American narrative and ignored in the media. In this panel, we’ll talk with journalists who have covered stories about the Pacific Islander experience and issues facing the Pacific Islands, and we'll discuss ways to get newsrooms to cover this important community.

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Gene Park

Audience editor, Washington Post
As a Washington Post audience editor, Gene has spearheaded experimentation and engagement on emerging and current digital platforms. Gene was a reporter and news editor for a decade in California and the Pacific before pivoting to digital news.
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Adam Yamaguchi

Adam Yamaguchi is Executive Producer and Correspondent with CBS News Originals, a documentary series that takes a deep dive into today's most important issues, told through uniquely immersive and intimate storytelling.
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Thomas Lee A. Manglona II

Reporter, KUAM News
Thomas is native from the island of Rota, Northern Marianas, a Gates Millennium Scholar, Truman Scholar, & undergrad senior at UC Berkeley. He has worked for several print publications and the regional Pacific News Center as an on-camera Correspondent covering government, education... Read More →
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Jun Stinson

Producer, AJ+

Thursday August 1, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
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