Please note: This was published over a year ago. Phone numbers, email addresses and other information may have changed.
Rock Creek welcomes world journalist
Photos and Story by James Hill
Masha Hamilton – Author, Journalist & Foreign CorrespondentWill be at Rock Creek on Wed. October 12thThere will be two sessions in Building 9 Room 122aSession 1 – 12:00 – 12:50 – Covering Violence: The Angst & the Adrenaline – focuses on how covering violence can be addictive for reporters, but also takes its toll. Masha will also discuss the current situation in Iraq and US media coverage of events there.Session 2 – 1:00 – 1:50 – Women & Conflict – Masha will talk about women in Afghanistan who she has interviewed – women in prison, war widows raising children alone, child brides as well as the role of women journalists in that country.Masha was a Foreign Correspondent for the Associated Press for 5 years. She has lived and worked in the Middle East, Russia, and Afghanistan. She is the author of 2 novels – Staircase of a Thousand Steps, & The Distance Between UsSessions are open to all – please let Chris Edwards know if you would like to bring your whole class X7088Co-sponsored by the TLC & WRC – RC