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November 2022 meeting: Veteran journalist discusses reporting on incarceration and social justice

Investigative journalist Beth Shelburne will discuss her reporting on incarceration and social justice in Alabama during AMP’s November member’s meeting.

Shelburne is an award-winning journalist and writer based in Birmingham. Her recent reported essays and narrative nonfiction work has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, The Bitter Southerner, The Daily Beast and Facing South. She has done extensive reporting on Alabama’s prison system and was named a 2018-2019 Writing for Justice Fellow with Pen America.

She spent 20 years working as a television news reporter and anchor, most recently at WBRC in Birmingham. She currently serves as an investigative reporter for the Campaign for Smart Justice with ACLU of Alabama. She has an MA in creative writing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a BA in mass communication and journalism from Auburn University.

Shelburne’s talk, entitled “Covering Justice and Injustice in Alabama,” will be part of AMP's meeting on Nov. 10 at noon in Room 101 of the Homewood Public Library. You also can join the meeting via Zoom.


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