Ira Glass

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Ira Glass is the creator, producer & host of This American Life, the iconic weekly public radio program with millions of listeners around the world. Using audio clips, music, and video, Glass delivers a unique talk; sharing lessons from his life and career in storytelling: What inspires him to create? What drives his passion? How have failures and successes informed his decisions? During his presentation, Glass will mix stories live onstage and help his audience better follow the creative process of one of our foremost storytellers.
 

Glass began his career as an intern at National Public Radio’s network headquarters in Washington, DC in 1978, when he was just 19 years old. Over the years, he worked on nearly every NPR network news program and held virtually every production job in NPR’s Washington headquarters. He has been a tape cutter, newscast writer, desk assistant, editor, reporter and producer. He has filled in as host of Talk of the Nation and Weekend All Things Considered.
 
Under Glass’s editorial direction, This American Life has won the highest honors for broadcasting and journalistic excellence, including five Peabody awards. The American Journalism Review declared that the show is “at the vanguard of a journalistic revolution.”

 

Event Date: 
Mar 17 2018 - 7:30pm
Event Location: 
The LaSells Stewart Center
Event Cost: 
Tickets in advance: $35, $45; at the door: $40, $50. Free to OSU students while tickets last. Reserve seat in advance in Fairbanks Hall 309A or B, or call 541-737-5592. SAC Presents participates in Corvallis Arts for All (CAFA). Call for info.
Sponsors: 
SAC Presents is partially funded by the Cornerstone Campaign for the Arts and OSU Friends of the Arts. For more information go to osufoundation.org.