About this Event
(Virtual) Center for Sustainable Journalism Lunch & Learn 15 — Greg Bluestein, Politics/Government Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution — "Behind the Scenes: Covering the 2020 Election” — A discussion led by Bluestein, a politics/government reporter, discussing what it is like to be covering the 2020 election in Georgia. He will be talking about the various factors affecting the election including but not limited to the Black Lives Matter movement, Georgia becoming a potential swing state, the pandemic, voter turnout and the youth vote. The event will close with a Q&A with Greg.
A little more about the CSJ and the Lunch & Learn Series:
The Center for Sustainable Journalism at Kennesaw State University aims to discover innovative ways to produce financially sustainable, high-quality and ethically sound journalism via applied research, collaborations and advancing innovative projects. It is a hub for the development of journalism models, journalism education and revenue streams that help make the news industry more diverse, sustainable and so crucial to democracy. CSJ publishes the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, Youth Today and Bokeh Focus. Our experiential learning opportunities provide Kennesaw State University students with real-world experience while they work on their degrees. We pride ourselves on employing and training them. As part of this mission, we host a Lunch & Learn series for students, faculty, colleagues, friends, family, staff and our readers to gain exposure and experience from real-life professionals in various occupations that provide insights into the nonprofit news industry. It is also a fantastic networking opportunity for students and provides them with valuable skills.
Greg Bluestein, Politics/Government Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Greg Bluestein is a political reporter who covers the governor's office and state politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He joined the newspaper in June 2012 after spending seven years with the Atlanta bureau of The Associated Press, where he covered a range of beats that included politics and legal affairs. He also contributes to the AJC's Political Insider blog. He's a graduate of the University of Georgia with degrees in journalism and political science and lives with his wife and two daughters in Dunwoody.