Conference Programme

JETREG 2021 Virtual Conference


Safe Space for Journalists and Journalism Educators to talk about Trauma Informed Literacy.


Funder: BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant 2021.


Day 1: Thursday 18th Nov, 2021.

Trauma Awareness and Challenges to Teaching Trauma

Time  Themed Sessions  Speakers  Moderators 
9.30hrs – 9.50hrs Welcome address  HoC; HoD; LIAS; Director of CCMS, SHU  Ola Ogunyemi
9.50hrs – 10.00hrs Guest Speaker UNESCO – Guilherme Canela Lada Price
10.00hrs – 10.35hrs  Overview of JETREG Ola Ogunyemi/Lada Price
10.35hrs – 12.00hrs









Trauma Reporting DART Centre, Europe (Gavin Rees & Stephen Jukes)


Jo Healey

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         Lada Price
12.00hrs – 12.30hrs Break  Break  Break 
12.30hrs –13.30hrs


13.30hrs – 14.30hrs



RRH Asia Panel (Archana Kumari; Mohammad Sahid Ullah)


RRH Africa Panel (Dele Odunlami; QASIM O. AKINRETI)


Q & A 

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Ola Ogunyemi
14.30hrs – 14.40hrs Break  Break  Break
14.40hrs – 15.40hrs









15.40hrs – 16.40hrs

RRH North America Panel – “Trauma snapshot: Journalism in the time of Covid and political unrest in North America.”

Desiree Hill

Kim Walsh-Childers

Micah Wilson is a multi-skilled journalist/reporter with 5NEWS;

Tamara Cherry is a trauma researcher, victim advocate and communications consultant

Naseem Miller is a senior health editor at The Journalist’s Resource.



Natalie Hughes, News director at KFOR-TV. (USA) with Q&A



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Lada Price











Desiree Hill

16.40hrs– 17.00hrs Closing business
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Day 2: Friday 19th Nov, 2021.

Charting a Pedagogical Approach to Teaching Trauma in Journalism Education

 Time  Activity  Speakers  Moderators 
9.30hrs – 10.00hrs Networking, tea/coffee
10.00hrs – 11.30hrs Invited journalists Leona O’Neill,

Northern Ireland.

Amy Fenton, Reach plc.

Mr. Guna Raj Luitel Editor-in-Chief, Nagarik, Nepal.

Ms. Gagani Weerakoon Deputy Editor, Ceylon Today Newspaper, SriLanka.

Manuja Veerappa, Senior Journalist, Times of India.

Hannah Storm
11.30hrs – 12.30hrs








12.30hrs – 12.45hrs

Breakout rooms (Focus group Session 1) – Awareness of trauma and guidelines to teach trauma informed literacy. 


See FGD Guide



Journalists and journalism educators














RRH Leads/LP








12.45hrs – 13.10hrs

Guest Speaker Guy Berger


Lada Price
13.100hrs – 13.40hrs









FDG 1 Feedback Journalists and journalism educators RRH Leads/Ola Ogunyemi
13.40hrs – 13.50hrs Break  Break  Break
13.50hrs – 14.50hrs







Breakout rooms (Focus group Session 2) –   ​Content of trauma informed literacy


See FGD Guide

journalists and journalism educators RRH Leads/Lada Price
14.50hrs – 15.10hrs Break  Break  Break
15.10hrs – 16.10hrs FDG Feedback 2

Other Business – JEREG conference 2022 (EoI to host)

Impact case study –

RRHs to explore

proposing Syndicate

or Panel to Research

Associations ie




(participants’ feedback sheet via email)

RRH Leads/Ola Ogunyemi
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