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Election Night in the Newsroom

Nov 3, 2020

The Shop Talk panelists discuss their experiences as journalists working on election nights through the years.

Will Buss covered many elections as a newspaper reporter in the St. Louis area, Rajvee Subramanian covered elections as a TV journalist in India, and Rich Egger has spent decades covering local elections on the radio.

Shop Talk is a weekly panel discussion about journalism issues.  This week’s program featured Will Buss, who teaches in the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism at Western Illinois University and advises the student editors at the Western Courier, the students at student radio station The Dog, and the WIU chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists; Rajvee Subramanian, who teaches in the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism at Western Illinois University; and TSPR News Director Rich Egger.

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