In an exciting turn of events, the students in the journalism program receives a visit from esteemed guest speaker Ben Terris, a writer for The Washington Post. With a wealth of experience in the field, Ben captivates the aspiring journalists with his insights into what it truly takes to succeed in journalism. He emphasizes the importance of tenacity and resourcefulness, encouraging the students to pursue stories that matter and to persist in their pursuit of the truth. Drawing from his own experiences, Ben highlights the significance of building relationships and gaining the trust of sources to uncover hidden narratives. Inspired by Ben’s wisdom, the students leave the session with a renewed determination to embody the qualities required to make a lasting impact in the world of journalism!
Photos: Rebeca Victor for the NSLC