How to Approach Difficult Conversations: A Guide to Improve Your Newsroom Culture, Your Coverage and Your Life

  • Friday – 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Frenchmen - 2nd Floor | InterContinental
  • #ONA19Culture
  • Session audio will be posted

Difficult conversations are, by definition, challenging. This session will provide tactics to handle tough and tricky newsroom talks that will help turn uncomfortable conflicts into productive resolutions, including role-playing and scenario work, conversation framing and disagreeing with empathy.

This session is designed for:

  • Newsroom leaders who would like to stop sublimating conflict and handle disagreements openly
  • Journalists with a specific difficult conversation they'd like to navigate
  • Anyone who would rather eat scorpions that confront a colleague

Speakers

Destinée-Charisse Royal

Luisa Ortiz Pérez - Executive Director & Co-Founder, vita-activa.org
@LuOrtiz | https://vita-activa.org

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