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Friday, August 14 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Long-Distance Dedication: Maintaining a Relationship with a Media Job

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Journalism can be a transient industry, as we move between markets before establishing our career in one. It can take a toll on our personal life — in particular, love life — but it doesn't have to. We hear from real couples who made it work. They’ll go over how to grow your career in your new market and grow your relationship, even when you don't know when your career paths will merge again. Plus, we’ll have advice on supporting each other and helping each other cope with daily stresses of the fast-paced media world when you're apart. 

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Wendy Lee

Tech Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
@thewendylee | Wendy Lee is a tech reporter covering Yahoo, Apple, Google and Facebook for the San Francisco Chronicle. She previously worked for 89.3 FM KPCC in Pasadena, Star Tribune in Minneapolis and The Tennessean in Nashville.
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Shanna Mendiola

Meteorologist, NBCLA
@ShannaNBCLA | Shanna Mendiola is a Meteorologist for NBC4 News Los Angeles. She is no stranger to reporting weathercasts that come in all shapes and sizes. Over the years, she’s delivered weathercasts in everything from snowstorms to wildfires, and floods – including chasing tornadoes along the Eastern Plains. Her community work spans wide, including helping raise thousands of dollars for the Filipino community post-Super Typhoon... Read More →
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Brian Tong

Senior Editor/Host, CNET.com/CBS Interactive
@briantong | Brian brings his high energy and edgy style to the CNET family showcasing the latest and greatest in the tech world. Brian regularly appears on CBS, CNN, Headline News and local TV stations and radio networks while hosting several of CNET’s popular franchises. The Apple Byte is one of CNET TV’s flagship shows featuring all the good and bad surrounding Apple, with news, App reviews and comedic skits. | | Brian... Read More →


Friday August 14, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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