WHQR 30th Anniversary Table Host Luncheon Featuring NPR's Robert Siegel
Thursday, April 24, 12 pm
NPR's award-winning host and journalist Robert Siegel is coming to the Hilton Riverside Grand Ballroom to speak at a WHQR "funraiser" luncheon on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
In 2010, Siegel was recognized by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism with the John Chancellor Award. Siegel has been honored with three Silver Batons from Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University, first in 1984 for All Things Considered’s coverage of peace movements in East and West Germany. He was part of the NPR team that won a Silver Baton for the network's coverage of the 2008 earthquake in Sichuan Province, China.Robert Siegel is senior host of NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosts the country's most listened to afternoon drive-time news radio program and reports on stories and happenings all over the globe. As a host, Siegel has reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.
Robert Siegel will be speaking about the history of NPR through his own experiences and his most memorable moments – a perfect topic as WHQR hits the big 3-0! This lively talk will be followed by a question and answer session with questions from audience members.
An invitation to join a WHQR table and more information are available by emailing Mary Bradley at firstname.lastname@example.org. We ask for a suggested donation of $100 or more at the luncheon (payable by cash, check or credit card).