The Journalism Industry Needs to Invest in Child Care, Especially for Conferences

Working mom carrying daughter

September 4, 2019 – In an article for Nieman Lab, written by two members of the journalism industry, a call for better child care is made. Wall Street Journal reporter Heather Haddon describes the positive impact employer-sponsored back-up care child care has made on her career.

"She has used News Corp-subsidized Bright Horizons care for a babysitter to come to her home when she needed to be away or in the office. It offers $600+ a year for back-up childcare. 'We’ve used it for center-based care when our normal daycare is closed or when I’ve traveled for work or personally, while bringing my family, as there are offices across the country,' Haddon said."

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