Thursday, Oct. 27
For this keynote, each guest will speak individually in a 10-minute TED Talk format
on how journalism can better serve the communities they cover.
A moderated panel discussion will follow.
Pauly Denetclaw, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is
Haltsooí (Meadow People) born for Kinyaa’áanii
(Towering House People).
An award-winning reporter based in Washington, D.C.,
she has worked for the Navajo Times and Texas Observer
covering Indigenous communities, and her radio pieces
have aired on KYAT, National Native News, NPR’s Latino USA
and Texas Public Radio.
She is a board member of the Native American Journalists Association.
Seung Min Kim is a White House reporter for
The Associated Press, specializing in the Biden administration’s relationship with Capitol Hill.
Before joining the AP in July 2022, she covered the White House
for The Washington Post and Congress for Politico.
She is a board member of the Washington Press Club Foundation and a member of the Asian American Journalists Association.
Juana Summers is a co-host of NPR’s “All Things Considered,” alongside Ailsa Chang, Ari Shapiro and Mary Louise Kelly.
She joined the program in June 2022.
Summers previously spent more than a decade covering national politics, most recently as NPR’s political correspondent covering race, justice and politics.
She covered the 2012, 2016 and 2020 presidential elections
and has also previously covered Congress for NPR. Her work
has appeared in a variety of publications across multiple
platforms, including Politico, CNN, Mashable and The Associated Press.
In 2016, Summers was a fellow at the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and