Two journalists from Mississippi’s Biloxi Sun Herald, which shared the 2006 Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Public Service with the New Orleans Times-Picayune for the papers’ coverage of Hurricane Katrina, will head a roundtable discussion, “Reporting from the Eye of the Storm,” on Tues., Oct. 3, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at New York University’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Eisner and Lubin Auditorium, 4th Floor (60 Washington Square East, betw. Thompson and LaGuardia Place). Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); N, R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).
The event, sponsored by NYU’s Department of Journalism, will include Stan Tiner, editor of the Biloxi Sun Herald, and Joshua Norman, a reporter for the paper and a 2000 graduate of NYU’s College of Arts and Science.
The event, which is part of the Journalism Department’s Distinguished Speakers Series, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.998.7980. Journalists interested in attending should contact James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or firstname.lastname@example.org.