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Taking Care of Yourself After Taking Care of Business: The Aftermath of Trauma for Journalists


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After covering difficult topics, what are strategies to cope with the aftermath? Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anne Saker, retired from the Cincinnati Enquirer, will share her experiences covering health care, suicide and trauma and how she survived a decades-long career on the front line of journalism. Saker was part of the Enquirer’s team that earned the 2018 Pulitzer in local reporting for “Seven Days of Heroin,” a chronicle of the region’s opioid crisis. Bailey Fullwiler, a licensed community social worker and independent grief consultant for Mental Health America of Ohio, will also join to share resources that support journalists' mental health. Nerissa Young , journalist and associate professor of instruction in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University will lead the discussion.

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