Calendar Alert: New York Times Graphics and Multimedia Editor Interview on Election Day

Middle and High School Students and Their Teachers Can Engage for Free with a
New York Times Graphics and Multimedia Editor on Election Day via JLI Live


WHAT: How does visual journalism bolster stories in an era when credibility is often questioned?
Oregon Native, University of Oregon Graduate, and New York Times Graphics and Multimedia
Editor Andy Rossback will be interviewed by Journalistic Learning Initiative (JLI) Executive
Director Ed Madison, an associate professor of journalism at the University of Oregon in a live,
interactive session. Andy will also discuss his career in journalism, a profession many say is a
“calling,” and explain how working on student publications allowed him to sharpen his skills as a
visual journalist and emerge professionally, as technology and data have enhanced the ways
complicated stories can be told.

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at 10:10 a.m. Pacific Standard Time

WHERE: The livestream is accessible to middle and high school students and their teachers at through a partnership with Streamable Learning.

WHO: As graphics/multimedia editor at the New York Times, Rossback uses visuals to break down
complicated stories for readers. Prior to joining the Times, Rossback worked as an editorial
designer for The Marshall Project, a nonprofit focusing on criminal justice issues. Madison was a
founding producer at CNN and began his media career while in high school during the height of

DETAILS: This is the first in a series of JLI Live sessions leading up to the 2020 presidential election
featuring millennial journalists. JLI Live is made possible through a generous gift from Nancy
and David Petrone.

About JLI: Founded in 2010, in collaboration with University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and College of Education, the JLI empowers students to discover their voice, improve academic outcomes, and engage in self-directed learning through project-based story telling. Since its inception, JLI has helped more than 900 young people in Oregon and California succeed. For more information, email

About Streamable Learning: Interactive livestreams are designed to connect subject-matter experts and
students to supplement existing lessons plans and revolutionize distance learning for schools, districts, and
home schools. Streamable Learning hosts more than 500 livestreams annually in the United States and Canada
with key clients the Chicago and South Carolina public school districts.

Contact: Sydney Clevenger, (503-449-6580),

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