34 min

#70: KSTP News Director Kirk Varner on Covering George Floyd’s Murder and a Summer of Protest On Assignment Podcast

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KSTP News Director, Kirk Varner discusses the difficulty of reporting on the murder of George Floyd and the protests that rocked Minneapolis throughout the summer of 2020. In this conversation with duPont Awards Director Lisa R. Cohen, Varner tells behind-the-scenes stories about split second newsroom decisions, like when a truck drove through protestors on live air.

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KSTP News Director, Kirk Varner discusses the difficulty of reporting on the murder of George Floyd and the protests that rocked Minneapolis throughout the summer of 2020. In this conversation with duPont Awards Director Lisa R. Cohen, Varner tells behind-the-scenes stories about split second newsroom decisions, like when a truck drove through protestors on live air.

Visit our website: www.onassignmentpodcast.com
Visit the duPont awards website: www.duPont.org
Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/columbiajourn
Like is on Facebook: facebook.com/duPontColumbiaAwards

34 min

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