Are You Having a Journalism Midlife Crisis?

  • Thursday – 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Borgne - 3rd Floor | Sheraton
  • #ONA19Careers

Want to cheat on journalism? Quit your job and escape the daily content grind?? Feel like you have no control over your career??? You might be having a midlife crisis with journalism!

Join this workshop to learn how to future-proof your career from journalists who left to pursue fellowships, executive MBAs, startup opportunities and volunteer leadership work after years of the grind.

This session is designed for:

  • Newsroom leaders who want to help bolster their institution's work/life balance
  • Anyone who would benefit from an action plan and SMART goals for the year
  • Mid-career journalists interested in building soft skills


Kim Fox - Managing Editor, Audience and Innovation, The Philadelphia Inquirer
@kimfox |

Sharon Chan - VP, Innovation, Product & Development, Seattle Times
@sharonpianchan |

Paul Cheung - Director / Journalism + Technology Innovation, Knight Foundation
@pcheung630 |

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