Friday, April 16, 2010
6 - 6:45 p.m. Welcome reception
6:45 - 7:45 p.m. Dinner and Opening Remarks
Bob Giles, curator of the Nieman Foundation and a1966 Nieman Fellow
7:45 - 9 p.m. Keynote Address and Conversation
Vivian Schiller, president and CEO, NPR
Introduction: Peter Zhu, president, The Harvard Crimson
Saturday, April 17, 2010
9 - 10 a.m. Continental Breakfast
10 - 10:15 a.m. Welcome
Bob Giles, curator, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard and a 1966 Nieman Fellow
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Reporting from the Field
Kevin Sites, freelance multimedia journalist and author based in Los Angeles, 2010 Nieman Fellow
James Reynolds, China correspondent for BBC News, 2010 Nieman Fellow
Anita Snow, former Havana bureau chief for the AP, 2010 Nieman Fellow
Introduction: Abby Phillip, The Harvard Crimson
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Social Media, Crowdsourcing, Citizen Journalism and You
How to be your own promoter and build your brand in the digital age
Joshua Benton, director of the Nieman Journalism Lab, 2008 Nieman Fellow
Jeff Howe, contributing editor at Wired magazine, 2010 Nieman Fellow
Introduction: Eric Newcomer, staff writer, The Harvard Crimson
12:30 - 2 p.m. Lunch Address
Alan Murray, deputy managing editor, The Wall Street Journal and executive editor of the Journal Online
Introduction: June Wu, associate managing editor, The Harvard Crimson
2 - 3:15 p.m. The Art of the Interview. Moving Beyond the Five W’s
Thinking outside the box for better reporting and exceptional storytelling
Callie Crossley, host of “The Callie Crossley Show” on WGBH-FM, Nieman seminar program manager and a 1983 Nieman Fellow
Lisa Mullins, anchor/senior producer for Public Radio International’s “The World” and a 2010 Nieman Fellow
Introduction: Julie Zauzmer, staff writer, The Harvard Crimson
3:15 - 4:30 p.m. Ask the Pros – An open Q&A session with seasoned professionals
Melissa Ludtke, editor of Nieman Reports and a 1992 Nieman Fellow
Beth Macy, families beat reporter for The Roanoke Times and a 2010 Nieman Fellow
  Shankar Vedantam, author and national science reporter for The Washington Post and a 2010 Nieman Fellow
Introduction: Michelle Quach, blog chair, The Harvard Crimson
4:30 - 5 p.m. Presentation of Awards
The 2010 Christopher J. Georges Award for Excellence in Student Journalism
The 2010 Christopher J. Georges Award for Exceptional Service to The Harvard Crimson
5 - 7 p.m. Dinner
The Harvard Crimson, 14 Plympton Street, Cambridge, Mass.