Training the next generation of campaign reporters — in the field

Political Theater, Episode 243

Former Roll Call Editor Christina Bellantoni discusses bringing her students to Washington and nearby Virginia to see politics up close. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Former Roll Call Editor Christina Bellantoni discusses bringing her students to Washington and nearby Virginia to see politics up close. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Jason Dick
Posted March 23, 2022 at 3:20pm

Christina Bellantoni, a former Roll Call editor who is now professor of professional practice at the University of Southern California, is training the next generation of journalists. Part of that is showing them how to report stories from the field, including congressional races in Texas and Virginia. Bellantoni discusses that and more, including the value of diverse backgrounds, sourcing and how politics have helped shape her students’ worldviews.

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