As writers, we seek to develop and share stories that are well-reported, accurate, and engaging. To do this, we should know when stories are indeed ours to write, how to connect with sources who are reflective of the landscape, which terms to use (and avoid) to help provide clarity and avoid stereotypes, and more. Attend this panel to learn key considerations for reporting and writing stories that can accurately represent a variety of sources and effectively connect with diverse audiences.
Leslie Quander Wooldridge is a writer, editor, speaker, and coach whose work has reached tens of millions of readers. She is senior editor of Sisters From AARP, a weekly newsletter celebrating Black women, and a contributor to Business Insider. Her freelance work has appeared in outlets from The Washington Post to Playboy, and she previously worked as a health writer and editor and as a magazine editor, including her time as senior associate editor of AARP The Magazine. Connect with her at www.lesliequander.com.