Past events

COVID-19 Science & Coverage: Reporting on the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has been the science story of the year. Science writers have grappled with reporting on a story that progressed rapidly and continues to wield a ton of uncertainty. With insight from experienced science journalists and those covering the pandemic, this session will offer science writers and the public an opportunity for mutual understanding, especially as frustration over - and dangers from - misinformation grow.

COVID-19 Science & Coverage: The politics of the pandemic

Science and science journalism are never just about what happens in a laboratory, and the COVID-19 pandemic has tangled the worlds of science and politics into some particularly spectacular knots. A journalist, a health advocate, and a scientist share views from the front lines of a political pandemic.

Economic Struggles Support Group

Are you applying for PPP or other economic relief? Join us for #SciWriCoffee to exchange experiences, tips,or just have a sympathetic ear from other NASW members navigating the bureaucracy.

Writing through: Focusing in short bursts

The National Press Club Journalism Institute and NASW are partnering for a program that will offer tips for creating a writer-friendly physical space, finding your focus, and developing new tools to write in short bursts.

Covering Science That's NOT COVID-19

COVID19 coverage has taken over the airwaves and workflows bringing with it unprecdented challenges. Are you writing about topics other than COVID19 for an institution or publication? Join us for #SciWriCoffee to share your experiences, the good and the challenging.