2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Diversity in News Reporting, Booking and Staffing

Sunday, March 13
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
500 E 4th St


PBS NewsHour Executive Producer and SVP Sara Just, .Mic Executive Editor Madhulika Sikka, and New York Times Associate Managing Editor Marc Lacey with moderation by PBS NewsHour correspondent and Weekend Anchor Hari Sreenivasan will discuss the importance of diversity in all aspects of reporting. Hear how these professionals are making a conscious effort to bring diversity to the newsroom and broadcast, in the topics discussed and reported on, the voices brought in to provide analysis and commentary and in staffing both on-camera and editorial talent.

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Hari Sreenivasan at SXSW

Hari Sreenivasan

PBS NewsHour Weekend Anchor, PBS NewsHour Correspondent

PBS Newshour

Hari Sreenivasan is the Anchor of PBS Newshour Weekend and a Senior Correspondent for the nightly program. In addition, Sreenivasan also serves as the Director of Digital Partnerships helping guide...

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Madhulika Sikka at SXSW

Madhulika Sikka

Exec Editor

Mic News

Marc Lacey

Assoc Masthead Editor

The New York Times

I'm an editor at The New York Times.

Sara Just at SXSW

Sara Just

Exec Producer & SVP

PBS Newshour

Sara Just became the executive producer of PBS NewsHour and Senior Vice President of WETA in September 2014. Just was selected to lead public broadcasting’s nightly national newscast, and its digit...

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