Twin Cities Media Alliance Brown Bag with MPR's Laura Yuen
The Twin Cities Media Alliance's monthly Brown Bag Lunches are your chance for casual conversation with some of the Twin Cities' most insightful journalists -- about journalism, politics, or whatever is on your mind.
Check out the next brown bag. It's free!
Wednesday, September 30, Noon
East Lake Public Library, 2727 E. Lake St., Minneapolis
Laura Yuen covers St. Paul and has reported extensively on Minnesota's Somali-American community. She came to MPR in January 2008 after eight years of writing for daily newspapers, including the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader. Laura is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and is a native of the Chicago area. Her work has also appeared in The Boston Globe and The (Portland) Oregonian. A three-part series on Hmong chicken farmers in the Ozarks won a national award from the Asian American Journalists Association. Laura lives in Minneapolis with her husband.