The 2017 Page One Banquet will celebrate the best in Minnesota journalism.
Hannah Allam, a veteran journalist who covers U.S. Muslim life for BuzzFeed News, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Page One Banquet.
Allam previously reported for McClatchy, spending a decade as bureau chief in Baghdad during the Iraq war and in Cairo during the Arab Spring rebellions. She was part of a McClatchy team that won an Overseas Press Club award for exposing death squads in Iraq and a Polk Award for coverage of the Syrian conflict.
Allam spent the early part of her career in the Twin Cities, working as a reporter for the Pioneer Press and as a summer intern for the Star Tribune. She was a 2009 Nieman fellow at Harvard and serves on the board of the Overseas Press Club. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her 6-year-old son, Bilal.
Date: Thursday, June 15
Location: Town & Country Club
Town & Country Club
(300 Mississippi River Blvd. N., St. Paul, Minn.)
Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.
Dinner served at 7:00 p.m.