April 11, 2012: The 2012 Donald Murray Visiting Journalist: Chelsea Conaboy '04
Join us for a presentation by the 2012 Donald Murray Visiting Journalist, Chelsea Conaboy, UNH Class of 2004.
Date: Wednesday, April 11th
Location: MUB Theatre I
Boston Globe and Boston.com health reporter Chelsea Conaboy '04 will give a talk on "10 Years in a Newsroom: The things I've found worth fighting for". This event is free and open to the public. As the Donald Murray Visiting Journalist for 2012, Conaboy will also visit UNH journalism classes April 9-12.
Conaboy writes about Boston's medical industry, state and national health care policy, and advancements in medical research for the White Coat Notes blog on Boston.com and the Boston Globe. Previously a business and health reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, she started her career at the Concord Monitor. She graduated in 2004 from the University of New Hampshire with a triple major in Spanish, international affairs, and journalism, and she spent the following summer as a writing and reporting fellow at the Pynter Institute in St. Petersburg, FL. Chelsea was recognized by state and regional press associations in eight consecutive years, most recently by the New Jersey Press Association for a story about the mortgage crisis in that state. She received multiple awards for her work on a five-part series about a Concord woman dying of a rare cancer and her family's struggle to redefine itself after her death.
To learn more about Chelsea Conaboy please visit her website: Chelsea Conaboy - Journalist
For more information about this event and the Donald Miller Visiting Journalist award please contact Prof. Lisa Miller, 603-862-0251. This event is sponsored by the UNH Journalism Program and the UNH English Department.