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The fellowship will give journalists a chance to take a deep dive with experts and veteran reporters into several hot-button issues, from the ongoing impact of Covid, to abortion, to changes in reimbursement for prescription drugs. The program kicks off on Thursday evening, March 23, with a welcome dinner and drinks at the National Press Club. On Friday, March 24, we will have a day of learning at Northwestern University’s Medill News Service, located in D.C. The sessions will conclude on Saturday, March 25, before noon.

This is a working agenda. Times and Topics are subject to change.
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Kathleen Graham

Executive Director
Kathleen Graham is the executive director of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW). Since 2014, Kathleen has been an advocate for business journalists, overseeing programming and initiatives for newsrooms, journalists, media professionals and students. Graham is responsible for the vision and strategy for both the long-term and day-to-day operations of the organization, including its financial health, governance, programs, administration, and outreach to external constituencies.

Before joining SABEW, she served as the executive director for the Alfred Friendly Press Partners in Washington, D.C. There she supported the development of strong international newsrooms through six-month fellowships in leading U.S. news organizations.

Previously, she served as the executive director of the Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF), which is the professional development arm of RTDNA — the largest association of digital news managers and journalists. During her 17 years at RTNDA, she worked to develop and secure grants for programs on newsroom leadership, journalism ethics and newsroom diversity. She is a recipient of RTDNA’s Rob Downey Service Award.

Kathleen is a member of the National Press Club and the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). She advocates for women in the newsroom through SABEW’s Xana Fellows program and participates in the Power Shift Project and Politico’s Women Rule program.

For a decade, she has served as a judge in the Robert F. Kennedy Book and Journalism Awards. In addition. From 2002 to 2011, Kathleen served as a board member of the Dress for Success Foundation, Washington, D.C., affiliate.

She was a RIAS Berlin Commission Fellow in the German-American journalist exchange program. RIAS (Radio in the American Sector) was the radio station in Berlin at the center of the East-West conflict from 1946 to 1989.
Thursday, March 23

6:00pm EDT

Saturday, March 25

8:30am EDT