How to cover a big story
Guest: Nahlah Ayed, Foreign Correspondent, CBC
Nahlah Ayed, a CBC foreign correspondent based in London, will discuss how to cover a big story over the longterm. Nahlah will share reflections on covering the refugee/migrant crisis and a recent assignment on the migrant route on the Mediterranean.
*Open to Jour 321 students first, and all others as space allows. Maximum seating capacity is 75.
Nahlah Ayed is a CBC foreign correspondent based in London. A veteran of foreign reportage, she's covered major world events: the refugee crisis across Europe, the dying days of Iran under international sanctions, and the conflict in Ukraine. Ayed also spent nearly a decade working in and covering conflicts across the Middle East. Prior to joining CBC News, Ayed was a parliamentary reporter for The Canadian Press. On November 7th, she will receive an honorary doctorate from Concordia University: http://www.concordia.ca/cunews/main/stories/2016/10/12/concordia-awards-4-new-honorary-doctorates-rovinescu-chassagne-klawe-ayed.html