As part of that series, I interviewed his widow, Kelly Zainfeld, whose strength and resolve to eradicate the conditions that led to her husband’s death moved me.Continue reading “Helpers and heroes”
Now that I’ve been working in a post-college journalism job for a few months, I want to share some thoughts about the job with other young journalists, especially those just starting out and feeling apprehensive about being “good enough.”
I want to talk specifically about handling sensitivity and anxiety, and why it’s important to have a plan and something you believe in to fall back on.
Whenever a read a new article, poem, or book, I jot down excerpts and quotes that strike me into a huge, messy Google doc. These quotes inspire and give me strength, so here are a few select ones that I have found especially meaningful: