Tag Archive for ‘women in journalism’
Kelley Tuthill is an award-winning investigative reporter for Boston television’s WCVB-5 News Network. With a career covering everything from the Red Sox’s victory at the World Series to the arrest of the FBI’s most wanted fugitive, Kelley has seen it all in her 20-plus-year career as a journalist (since high school!). After being diagnosed with breast cancer at only 36 and with two young daughters, she made the decision to share her story with viewers and offered an honest look into her treatment for and recovery from the disease. Read on to get to know one of Boston’s most highly acclaimed reporters!
Lucy Atkins is a well-respected and highly acclaimed author. And when it comes to journalism, she has almost all of the bases covered: book critic, advice columnist, and nonfiction author. If nothing else, she knows how to communicate and she does so effortlessly! Here at Teen Voices, we’re calling her the J.K. Rowling of health magazines! She has sold more than 40,000 copies of her books, and made books that people not only enjoy, but often deem as having “literally saved their lives.”
Teen Voices’ own Saun Green is a professional when it comes to empowering teen girls—literally. As the director of transformational leadership at Teen Voices, Green is the heart and soul of the office, as well as the driving force behind the SHOUT! (Sisters Helping Other Unheard Teens) journalism, mentoring, and leadership program. She works closely with the teen editors who make the magazine possible. Green’s greatest passion is helping teen girls grow, change, and accept themselves for who they are.
The path the becoming a season reporter is challenging. In the world of journalism there are endless stories, words, and images to investigate and to share. The challenge comes in finding your journalism niche. How do you decide if you want to become a sports writer or photographer, or a news anchor, editor, or producer? Emily Sweeney, reporter for “The Boston Globe” offers advice to aspiring journalists in her interview with our teen editors Samantha Casseus, Ruth Cormier, and Ashlie Pruitt.
Reporting the untold stories of “others,” Bianca Vázquez Toness is a reporter at Boston’s National Public Radio (NPR) station, WBUR. Drawing on her experience as a foreign correspondent living and working in Mexico, Vázquez Toness discusses her transition from print to radio journalism, and how to find the hidden story.