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SAJA will be hosting a special panel discussion at the CNN NY office about the role of South Asian women as on-air reporters & anchors in today's news media.
Here's a great chance for SAJA members to speak with 2 South Asian women who will share their experiences & stories as a minority journalist working on-camera in the TV news field.
The event will be a panel discussion followed by Q&A from the attendees.
The panelists are both SAJA members and have experience in the local and national news markets!
1.) Hena Daniels - Anchor/Reporter at Connecticut's WFSB station in Hartford.
2.) Sonia Moghe - CNN NY Bureau Producer, former reporter at WCBS & WPIX in NYC.
The moderator of the panel discussion will be CNN HLN Producer/Writer & SAJA board member Sovy Azhath.
*After the event, there will be a short networking mixer at a nearby bar. Details will be announced on the day of the event*
DATE/TIME: SATURDAY JAN 31ST: 3PM-5PM
WHERE: CNN NY OFFICE - ONE TIME WARNER PLACE, WEST 58TH BTW 8TH & 9TH AVENUES
NON-SAJA MEMBERS: $15
All attendees must RSVP by Tuesday Jan 27th!
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