Hatch Speaks to Pitt Journalists, Allegheny Students Tour Post-Gazette

Visiting Assistant Professor Cheryl Hatch spoke at the University of Pittsburgh on November 12. Cindy Skrzycki invited Hatch to speak to students in her Great Modern Journalists class about Great Female Correspondents at the Front. Hatch brought Allegheny students from their News Writing and We’ve Got the Beat courses with her for a field trip. Hatch showed her short film “A Luta Continua” about Eritrean women soldiers and ex-fighters, and she answered students’ questions about her time covering war and its aftermath in conflicts in the Middle East and Africa. Hatch and the journalism students then visited the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at the invitation of executive editor David Shribman. Students took a tour of the newsroom and the presses. They also attended and observed the afternoon page-one meeting with the editorial board.