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University of Wisconsin–Madison

2022: Equity & Journalism, The Ethical Imperative

Texas Tribune editor in chief Sewell Chan will deliver the keynote address, “Can journalism bring about justice?”

Save the date: Friday, April 29, 2022

This free conference will take place in Madison, Wisconsin and online.

Keynote from Sewell Chan: “Can journalism bring about justice?”

Sewell Chan joined The Texas Tribune as editor in chief in October 2021. Previously he was a deputy managing editor and then the editorial page editor at the Los Angeles Times, where he oversaw coverage that was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in 2021. Chan worked at the New York Times from 2004 to 2018, as a metro reporter, Washington correspondent, deputy Op-Ed editor and international news editor. He began his career as a local reporter at the Washington Post in 2000. A child of immigrants, Chan was the first in his family to graduate from college. He holds degrees from Harvard and Oxford, where he studied on a British Marshall Scholarship. Chan lives in Austin.

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