Public Media Career Talks 2023-24

Date: 11/17/2023

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

WTJU and the UVA Career Center are pleased to partner on a monthly series of Public Media Career Talks. While these are primarily for UVA students, they are free and open to all.

All career talks take place on Fridays at 1515 on The Corner in Charlottesville.


Charlottesville Tomorrow, CEO & Editor-in-Chief

Friday, November 17, 12 PM at 1515

Angilee Shah is the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the nonprofit news organization Charlottesville Tomorrow, in Central Virginia. She is a coach for news organizations and journalism change makers around the country who specializes in building teams, budgets and editorial strategy for people and communities too often left out of media narratives. Shah spent six years as a founding editor of Global Nation, PRI’s The World’s coverage of immigration in the US, where in one year she brought 50 new contributors to the program. As a reporter and editor, her work has been read and heard around the world, including a book about everyday lives in China and a trio of investigative stories about the end of Sri Lanka’s 30-year civil war.


All Fridays 12 PM at 1515 on The Corner

Fri, January 26: Annie Parnell, writer and VPM Jazz host

Fri, February 23: Elliott Robinson, VPM News Director

Fri, March 22: Sandy Hausman, Radio IQ reporter and Charlottesville Bureau Chief

Fri, April 26: Paige Waterhouse, NPR Morning Edition production assistant



PBS NewsHour, Digital Video Producer

Friday, October 27, 12 PM at 1515

Casey Kuhn has spent the last decade working in audio and video reporting at public media. Currently she is a digital video producer for PBS NewsHour. Previously, she worked at several NPR member stations. She has won several awards for audio storytelling, including a national Edward R. Murrow award, as well as video production. She has covered local, national and international events, including breaking news and in-depth investigations.


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