Thursday, December 7

Public Newsroom #43: Ask an Editor! Pitching & Newsroom Managemt

6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

The editor is probably the most powerful person in a newsroom whose name you don’t know. An editor does much more than just edit words: They make story assignments, choose a story angle, write headlines, shape the final presentation, and more. But they rarely get any bylines, and aren’t as visible as reporters, so opportunities to speak directly to the person in charge of a newsroom are few and far between. How does that all work? City Bureau co-founder Bettina Chang, who is also Executive Digital Editor at Chicago magazine, will host a frank conversation with an emphasis on news transparency. Come down to the¬†Public Newsroom¬†and ask any questions you want!

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