An evening with Michele Norris, Jan. 23

by Michelle Saport  |   

Thursday, Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m. Wendy Williamson Auditorium

One of the most trusted voices in broadcast journalism, Michele Norris has co-hosted NPR's flagship news program "All Things Considered" for nearly a decade. She is the first African-American female host for NPR. With her signature style, she has led thoughtful, in-depth interviews with newsmakers ranging from world leaders and Nobel laureates to Oscar winners and astronauts. Before joining NPR in 2002, Norris spent nearly 10 years as a reporter for ABC News in the Washington Bureau, where she earned both an Emmy Award and a Peabody Award for coverage of 9/11. Among many other prestigious honors, she was recognized as Journalist of the Year in 2009 by the National Association of Black Journalists, and awarded an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for excellence in broadcasting. She is the author of the memoir, The Grace of Silence.

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