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How journalists can fight stress from covering COVID-19

Speakers: Al Tompkins of Poynter and Sidney Tompkins, licensed psychotherapist
Date Published: 2020

Al Tompkins of Poynter and Sidney Tompkins, a licensed psychotherapist, have been working with newsrooms to help journalists manage traumatic stress. Now, with nonstop coverage of the coronavirus spread, self-quarantines and economic fallout, journalists are facing an unprecedented amount of stress. Al and Sidney will give a short presentation and then talk with attendees about the challenges they face and strategies to cope.

Other resources mentioned during the webinar: Poynter post about taking care of yourself while covering coronavirus, by Al and Sidney Tompkins. Poynter post including links to articles about avoiding weight gain while working from home.

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