Military Veterans in Journalism will host a webinar, Phil Briggs: The Future of News, on Tuesday, April 12, 4pm EDT.
The event will be led by Phil Briggs from the Connecting.vets and Major Garrett who is Chief Washington correspondent for CBS News.
Phil Briggs will discuss with Major Garrett:
Modern Press Briefings
The state of journalism today
News vs clickbait
Podcasts vs Broadcast
To participate, you must be a member of MVJ or a partner affinity group.
More about the speakers:
Phil Briggs, Podcast host, VetStory, CBS Eye on Veterans
Phil Briggs is a Navy veteran. He served as a photojournalist on the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). A Stennis “plank owner,” Phil served on-board during the carrier’s commissioning and sea trials, editing the ship’s newspaper. After getting out of the Navy, Phil made a name for himself in rock radio, with radio shows in Providence, Salt Lake City, and the DC/Baltimore area — and interviewing bands ranging from Aerosmith to ZZ Top. In 2019, he wrote and produced the acclaimed podcast documentary To War and Back, which shared the emotional story of three Iraq/Afghanistan veterans. Kirstie Ennis, Boone Cutler, and Scott Huesing shared their stories of; combat, coming home, addiction, suicide and how their work today inspires veterans and civilians alike.
Major Garrett, CBS News, Chief Washington correspondent
Major Elliott Garrett is an American journalist who is chief Washington correspondent for CBS News. Garrett is the host of The Takeout podcast and was a correspondent for National Journal. Prior to joining National Journal, he was the senior White House correspondent for Fox News. He covered the 2004 presidential election, The War on Terror, and the 2008 presidential election.
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