NATAS SF/NorCal hosted a virtual live event with notable former war correspondents, a leading academic voice on the Middle East region, and mental health and – on the contexts, dangers and psychological impacts of war journalism, in the backdrop of the desolation of the Israel-Hamas War on Saturday, November 18th.
Steve Mallory, [Ret.] NBC War Correspondent
Lyanne Melendez, Reporter, KGO-TV / ABC 7 News
Dr. George Bisharat, UC Law, San Francisco / Professor
Jennifer Whitney, Psychotherapist / Ex-CBS13 News Anchor
Moderator: Brooks Jarosz, President, NATAS SF/NorCal
Remarks: Committee Chair & Closing: Odette Alcazaren-Keeley, Diversity Chair, NATAS SF/NorCal
The discussion was heartfelt, truthful, and impactful as the experts weaved through a variety of real life challenges of covering wars – in the backdrop of the desolation of the Israel-Hamas war.
Watch the full event on the EmmySFTV YouTube page below.