Winning the Devroy Fellowship was sort of like being asked to tour with The Beatles. Every single reporter and editor at The Washington Post was like a rock star to me. I sat next to Howard Kurtz in the newsroom. I ate in the lunchroom with David Broder. I talked shop with Len Downie. To call it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity doesn't go far enough - most journalists will live their whole lives and never get the chance to be part of one of the world's great news organizations, if only for a month.
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A deputy managing editor at The Washington Post will be the featured speaker for UW-Eau Claire's annual Ann Devroy Memorial Forum. Sharif Durhams will be on campus to speak at the April 28 forum.
Journalism in 2019: To Tell the Truth
Grant will present "Journalism in 2019: To Tell the Truth" at 7 p.m. April 18 in UW-Eau Claire's Schofield Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Covering the Trump White House
Parker will present "Covering Washington in the Age of Trump" at 7 p.m. April 19 in UW-Eau Claire's Schofield Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.