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Behind the lens: Capturing Derecho

Join The Gazette photojournalists as they share their experiences during and throughout the historic natural disaster, derecho. 

Behind the Lens, a virtual chat with live Q&A will be held Wednesday, January 27, from 5:30 to 7pm. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.   The Gazette’s Mary Sharp will lead the discussion as photo team members share their unique journey in the storm's timeline and moving moments, building the derecho’s  visual story and publication of the keepsake book "Derecho 8-10-20."   Reader questions are now open for this event. 

Time: 5:30-7:00 PM

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Liz Martin, senior photojournalist

Rebecca Miller, photojournalist

Jim Slosiarek, photojournalist

Andy Abyeta, photojournalist

Moderator: Mary Sharp, Copy Editor

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Have questions for our discussion? Fill out this form or email Mary.Sharp@thegazette.com

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