By Elizabeth Hanes BSN RN
Editor & Publisher, RN2writer
January 13, 2022

3 minutes to read


    Free Webinar for Health Journalists: Covering Coronavirus


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    As a side hustle for nurses, health journalism ranks at the top, in our opinion. Reporting on consumer health topics closely mirrors the patient education we do at the bedside, which makes health journalism an excellent entry point for nurses interested in pursuing a side hustle. As a health reporter, you’ll want to stay abreast of current topics, and this free webinar from USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism can help you do just that.

    Covering Coronavirus: How Two Top Reporters Navigate COVID Confusion

    In this free webinar (registration required), scheduled for January 19, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Pacific time, two expert reporters will discuss topics like how to cover the ongoing pandemic without using alarmist or complacent language, how to approach the multitude of preprint studies on SARS-CoV-2 that emerge almost daily, and how to evaluate expert sources on this complex topic.

    Join award-winning journalists Helen Branswell of STAT and Katherine J. Wu of The Atlantic for what is sure to be a fascinating and informative one-hour webinar that will help you find fresh article ideas to pitch with confidence.

    Details: Free Coronavirus Webinar for Health Journalists, including Nurse Writers

    Who: Any health reporter of any experience level interested in learning tips and strategies for reporting on the pandemic

    What: Covering Coronavirus webinar, hosted by the Center for Health Journalism

    When: January 19, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Pacific time

    Where: Virtual

    Cost: Free

    Register here.

    Don’t forget, the Center for Health Journalism also offers a fellowship for California health journalists.


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    Elizabeth Hanes BSN RN

    Elizabeth Hanes BSN RN is the founder of RN2writer and publisher of RN2writer Daily.