National Press Club

Risk Reporting Classes This Week, Free for Members

January 11, 2010

Terrorism, climate change, health scares -- what are the real risks readers need to know about? Sign up for Risk Reporting seminars this week to understand key questions reporters must answer to inform their audiences whether something is risky and, if so, how much.

The two sessions will also help journalists understand how people perceive risk.

Space is still available Wedneday, Jan. 13 through Friday, Jan. 15 at various times; sign up online at: .

The classes will be presented by Harvard instructor and former Emmy award-winning television reporter David Ropeik and are free for National Press Club members, $10 per session for non-members.

Coffee and snacks provided, as are resource materials.

The seminars are sponsored by the NPC Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library's Professional Development Committee with supported from the Lounsbery Foundation.

For more information, contact committee Susan Heavey,