What happens when you and your husband both dream of covering Washington for your hometown paper and there’s only one position available? Well, for the 2011 JAWS Keynote Speaker and former president Margie Freivogel you offer the unique option to share the job.
“My advice to all journalists is — get financially literate,” said Shanahan speaker Diane Henriques at lunch today, and her words of guidance are applicable to journalists of all ages, particularly those who are going through a career change.
Diana Henriques, author of “The Wizard of Lies,” a book about the Madoff scandal, 3D300_7843was the keynote speaker at CAMP and told us about her adventure meeting, interviewing and writing about him.
As a sophomore in college, Peggy began writing for the college newspaper, and was picketed by people who didn’t like what she wrote — which she thought was great. She says, “After college, I didn’t think that there were barriers, I just couldn’t get a job.”