#RNC2020: Day in the life of a reporter

Hi, I’m Lisa Lerer (she/her).

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Vice President Mike Pence, President Trump and their wives at the RNC. PC: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Forget about my editors or all the amazing people we keep hearing from at the conventions, my parents are the real heroes of my life this week.

Journalism should be a team sport. It’s just harder to do that remotely.

New York Times 2016 RNC Coverage

It’s been a long two weeks. My last thought before closing my eyes — man, I hope the kids sleep in.



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