All Careers Considered: Embracing Nontraditional News with Hannah Alani

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Hannah Alani graduated from the Media School with a degree in Journalism in 2017. She’s now a reporter for Block Club Chicago, a nonprofit newsroom that focuses on local neighborhood news. While Journalism takes many forms, the freedom of the press is essential to a democracy and is protected by the first amendment. Hannah walks us through her impactful experiences working at the Indiana Daily Student and interning and working in professional newsrooms. She also shares tips for students trying to break into the non-profit journalism business as well.

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INN: Insititute for Nonprofit News
The Institute for Nonprofit News lays a foundation of collaboration among a new collective of nonprofit newsrooms dedicated to serving the public interest. INN consists of more than 250 nonprofit media organizations in North America. Our community shares best practices, collaborates on stories, pools resources, and receives cutting-edge training in professional, organizational, and business development. Together, we’ve managed to increase the reach and impact of their work as they seek to inform communities, hold the powerful accountable, and help keep our democracy free. 

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