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TheDGT.org Presents Arizona Luminaria Co-Founder and Principle Executive Irene McKisson on May 1st at Noon

May 1, 2023 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MST

Free

TheDGT.org’s May 1st meeting will feature Guest Speaker Irene McKisson of the Arizona Luminaria to discuss the publication’s founding and mission in the Tucson community.

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Irene McKisson is the co-founder and Principal Executive of Arizona Luminaria, a nonprofit news organization dedicated to in-depth local news and community-centered journalism that launched in Feb. 2022. Before leaving to launch a startup, she spent 18 years in local news at the Arizona Daily Star where she started as a sports designer and copy editor and ended her tenure as the co-founder and editor of #ThisIsTucson. As part of that role she was also the general manager of niche audience development for the Star.

Irene has been a speaker for the Online News Association, SXSW, Google News Initiative programs and the Independent News Sustainability Summit, among others. She has been an adjunct instructor at the University of Arizona for seven years teaching editing, as well as social media and digital storytelling in the UA’s iSchool. She is a lifelong Tucsonan and is raising two second-generation Tucsonans in a 100-year-old haunted house.

Details

Date:
May 1, 2023
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MST
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvdOGprj4pH9T99G73PJW5jvIIkPRI7yeE

Venue

Virtual
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