RSVP for our Politics Panel on Nov. 19

NAHJ DC and the NAHJ student chapter at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at The University of Maryland invite you to attend:

“One year ahead: The 2016 Presidential Election”

The event will be held on Thursday, November 19 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the College of Journalism’s auditorium in the Ronald Reagan Building in downtown Washington.

If you would like to attend, RSVP to by Tuesday, Nov. 17

Our panelists will discuss some of the most important topics in the election and their experience reporting on the 2016 presidential race.

The conversation will be moderated by ‎Univision Washington D.C. Affiliates Correspondent Fernando Pizarro. We will also hold a Q&A session.

Meet our panelists:

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Washington, DC (John Makely / NBC News)Suzanne GamboaNBC News Digital byline portraits
John Makely / NBC News

 Suzanne Gamboa,

Suzanne Gamboa is a senior writer for and political editor for its Latino section. Gamboa is responsible for editing, reporting and writing stories about Latinos and how the population’s expansion is reshaping the U.S., and expanding the community’s political influence. Gamboa joined from NBC Latino, where she was political editor, responsible for writing, editing and assigning political coverage. Prior to her role at NBC Latino, Gamboa had worked 13 years in the Washington, D.C. bureau of The Associated Press, where she covered politics, immigration and the border and U.S.-Mexico issues, veterans, the Texas congressional delegation and most recently race and ethnicity, a beat she helped build.

HeadshotAriel Edwards-Levy, Huffington Post

Ariel Edwards-Levy is a staff reporter and the director of polling at the Huffington Post, where she writes about politics and public opinion.  A graduate of USC Annenberg’s journalism school, she previously covered the South Los Angeles community, and the 2012 and 2014 elections.”

 Raquel Godos, Congressional correspondent for Spanish news agency EFE

Raquel Godos is a Congressional correspondent for the spanish international news wire EFE, based in Washington DC. She covered the 2012 Presidential campaign when president Obama was reelected. As correspondent for EFE, she covers political issues with national and international perspective. Barely, one month ago, she interviewed secretaRpa2sWTwry Hillary Clinton in San Antonio, Texas, when secretary Julian Castro made his official endorsement to her candidacy. Before Washington, she also was correspondent in Bogotá, Colombia.  ​



Janell Ross, The Washington Post

Janell Ross is a reporter for The Washington Post’s political blog, The janellFix. She is writing a book about the racial wealth gap and the truths about its real origins laid bare by the The Great Recession. The book will be published by Beacon Press. Previously, she has covered a range of social issues including race, politics,education and immigration for The National Journal, Atlantic and New Republic magazines, The Huffington Post, The Tennessean, The News & Observer and the Corpus Christi Caller-Times. She is a graduate of Vassar College and earned an master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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