WHQR Table Host Luncheon Featuring NPR's Ira Flatow
Tuesday, May 21, 12 pm
NPR's award-winning TV and radio journalist Ira Flatow is coming to the Hilton Riverside Grand Ballroom to speak at a WHQR "funraiser" luncheon on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
Ira Flatow is the host of Science Friday, a weekly call-in radio program that connects listeners with scientists for informative discussions about science, technology, health, medicine, space, and the environment.
On television, Flatow was host and writer for the Emmy award-winning Newton's Apple on PBS and has been a science reporter for CBS and CNBC. In his 35 year career, Ira has talked science on the Today Show, Charlie Rose, Merv Griffin and Oprah.
Ira has also written numerous books and received many awards including the National Science Board Public Service Award (2005), AAAS Journalism Award (2000), the Carl Sagan Award (1999), and the Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest (2010). Most recently, Ira was named as the winner of the 2012 Isaac Asimov Science Award.
Ira's topic at the luncheon will be "Talking Science In A Science Challenged Society: How Science Friday and Public Radio are uniquely paired to meet the challenges of a more informed public." Guests will also be invited to ask Ira questions during the Q&A session.
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