Inaugural National Trauma Journalism Symposium

A collaboration between the Franklin College Pulliam School of Journalism and Trust for Trauma Journalism

October 20-21, 2022
Franklin College
Franklin, Indiana

Welcome to the Inaugural National Trauma Journalism Symposium. Below you will find links to the video presentations offered at this year’s event along with the schedule arranged according to where on campus the live event is being held.


The Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022

Noon Welcome and Lunch with Keynote Speaker: Dave Cullen

6 p.m. Dinner and Keynote Speaker: Linsey Davis


Friday, Oct. 21, 2022

9 a.m. Workshop 3 Journalists’ Emotional Wounds

10 a.m. Workshop 4 Best Practices: Building Trauma-Aware Newsrooms

11 a.m. Workshop 5 Best Practices: Maintaining Resilience with Self-care and Peer Support

Noon Closing Remarks and Lunch with Keynote Speaker: Nick Schifrin



Dietz Center for Professional Development, Formal Dining Room/Seminar Room

1:30 p.m. Workshop 1 (Concurrent) Doing the Work: Challenges of Covering Traumatic Events in a Community

3 p.m. Workshop 2 (Concurrent) Doing the Work: Covering Crime and Violence in Communities



Johnson Center for Fine Arts, Henderson Conference Room


The Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022

1:30 p.m. Workshop 1 (Concurrent) Best Practices: Trauma-Aware Interviewing

3 p.m. Workshop 2 (Concurrent) Doing the Work: Investigative Journalism