Seminar: The Scoop on Becoming a Foreign Correspondent
The Foreign Policy Association has a seminar on the inside scoop on how to launch a career as a foreign correspondent featuring Barbara Crossette, United Nations correspondent for The Nation and the author of several books on Asia, was The New York Times bureau chief at the UN from 1994 to 2001 and earlier a Times chief correspondent in Southeast Asia and South Asia.
Crossette has been a member of the adjunct faculty of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, a Fulbright teaching fellow in journalism at Punjab University in Chandigarh, India, the Ferris Visiting Professor on Politics and the Press at Princeton University and a seminar leader on the UN and international affairs at Bard College. Since 2003, she has led journalism workshops in Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos, and continues to work with Cambodian reporters covering the Khmer Rouge war crimes tribunal. She was a Knight International Press Fellow for 2004-2005 in Brazil.