Join AFJ for "Inclusive Storytelling for Food Writers with Nieman Foundation Fellow Tristan Ahtone," on Tuesday, December 12, at 1:30 p.m.
Drawing from personal experience and his current work on how to improve coverage of Indigenous communities, Ahtone will spend twenty minutes sharing tips and resources for culinary journalists regarding inclusive storytelling best practices.
Tristan Ahtone is a New Mexico-based journalist and a contributing editor with High Country News’ Tribal Affairs desk. He has reported for “PBS NewsHour,” “National Native News,” Wyoming Public Radio, NPR and Al Jazeera America. Ahtone’s stories have won multiple honors, including investigative awards from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated and the Gannett Foundation. He additionally was part of the Al Jazeera team that received a Delta Chi Award in 2015. A member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, he is currently a fellow with the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University studying how to improve coverage of Indigenous communities with a particular focus on creating ethical guidelines, protocols and codes of conduct.
Please RSVP to Amanda Miller and include your professional title and affiliation as well as any other information our speaker may use to better understand the audience. Please let us know if you have specific points you would like Ahtone to address, keeping in mind he will do his best to work within the brief time allocated.