Reflections on the 2020 Election
Thursday, Jan. 7
Virtual Zoom event
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Join us for a conversation about the most eventful presidential election of our time with special guests from last year’s Syracuse Press Club event. Moderated by Joel Kaplan, Newhouse school dean and professor.
The Washington Post
Jennifer Jacobs, who grew up in Iowa, worked as a general assignment reporter at The Post-Standard in Syracuse from 1999 to 2004. She covered the 2008, 2012 and 2016 presidential campaigns in Iowa for The Des Moines Register, then headed to D.C. to report on the Trump campaign in spring 2016 for Bloomberg News. She’s part of a team that regularly breaks news on the inside story on the White House. Her sons, who both attended kindergarten in Syracuse, are now an Air Force airman and an architect.
Amanda Golden worked as an NBC News 2020 campaign embed reporter based in New Hampshire, where she covered all of the Democratic presidential candidates. She traveled elsewhere throughout the U.S. during the election. Golden worked for CNN in Washington, D.C. as an associate producer, covering politics and working for The Lead with Jake Tapper. She started her professional career with NBC in the Page Program, then as a desk assistant at NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt. Golden graduated cum laude from Colgate University, with honors in political science. She is originally from San Francisco.
Jeff Stein covers policy for The Washington Post with a focus on economics. He served as editor of the Ithaca Voice, a local news non-profit, which he founded in 2014. He has also worked as a reporter at The Post-Standard in Syracuse and for Vox.