Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Connect with us:

Video: Josh learns about gun violence

A thoughtful conversation about gun violence, safety, and community reporting

by Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (November 4, 2022) – Managing Editor Josh Bootsma attended the Association for Health Care Journalist’s fall summit, which focused on reporting on gun violence as a public health issue. He and Publisher Melanie Jongsma discuss what he learned at the conference, and how it might impact The Lansing Journal:

More information about the Association for Health Care Journalists, including more takeaways on the 2022 fall summit, is available the association’s website,

Relive the safari

If you’ve missed Melanie’s recent animal acquaintances, catch up on the videos below:

Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.


  1. Very good video this week, I look forward to your excellent videos every Saturday ~ I lost two good friends recently due to gun violence( suicide ) One real good one and one acquaintance that I had known for years ! It is a sad thing but I now have a different outlook on it ! Thank you Josh and Melanie for another fine job !!!!

Comments are closed.