SPJ 21 Journalism Conference • Sept. 2-4, 2021

September 19th, 2015 • 2015: Orlando
7 takeaways from current SPJ president Dana Neuts

September 19th, 2015 • 2015: Orlando
Stereotypes and skin color: navigating ethnicity as a latino journalist

When Denise Isaac, a Panama-born meteorologist for Miami’s Telemundo 51, moved to the United States for college, she faced an unexpected challenge mingling with her new peers. “When I first got here, people just automatically thought I was a black African-American,” Isaac said as a panelist during an #EIJ15 Saturday session, Off-Color: Navigating Race and Ethnicity as a Latino Journalist.

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