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Career Conversation with Jacob Kushner – International Journalist

December 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us to discuss:

  • Working as a foreign correspondent
  • Tips for freelancing (pitching stories)
  • Reporting on science, migration, conflict and human rights
  • Becoming a ‘subject expert’ and leveraging your expertise


Jacob Kushner, Freelance Journalist

About the presenter: Originally from Milwaukee, Jacob graduated from UW-Madison with a B.A. in journalism and Latin American studies and later received his MA in Political Journalism from Columbia University. While in Madison he wrote for The Daily Cardinal, La Comunidad News, the Wisconsin State Journal, and Wisconsin Watch. In February 2020 he published This is How the Heart Beats: LGBTQ East Africa, a book collaboration with photographer Jake Naughton (UW Journalism & African Studies ’10).



December 8, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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