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Friday, February 6, 2009

Out of the Box

My post was bumped on Wednesday night because of BA's excellent q & a with John King. I'd like to thank Mr. King for taking the time to respond to our questions and to BA for the fine job she did.

I hope you are enjoying a relaxing weekend? Our friends at CNN don't seem to know what down time is. So with that in mind we going to start a new weekly feature here at ATC called 'Out of the Box' (thanks to BA for the title suggestion). Every Wednesday (unless bumped by a q & a or breaking news) I will bring you the latest on what CNN's anchors and reporters are up to when they are away from the studio. Who knows, maybe we'll come across a personal appearance in your neighborhood? ~Phebe

All photos by Edward M. Pio Roda ©2009 Cable News Network. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.

New York Women in Communications present their 2009 Matrix Award to Campbell Brown for broadcast journalism. The award, sponsored by Seventeen, will be presented during a luncheon held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on Monday, April 27, 2009. The prestigious annual award recognizes exceptional women who have established themselves in communications fields. Anderson Cooper:
Penn State Altoona's Speaker Series Thursday, April 2, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in the Adler Athletic Complex.
•Again this year Anderson is up for auction to raise money for HIV/AIDS victims. The Bailey House auction takes place on February 26 at the Roseland Ballroom in NYC.
•At Hostfra University on Long Island, March 19th at 3 p.m. in the John Cranford Adams Playhouse
•It's being reported that Anderson will attend a pre-Oscar benefit party at the House of Blues on Wednesday February 18th. The party is being hosted by Sheryl Crow. AC often has attended the Vanity Fair Oscar party and he is in LA that week for a speaking engagement so it's possible. Guess we'll have to wait and see.

Soledad O'Brien:

•Soledad O’Brien announced the kick-off of the News Literacy Project at the Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School (WCCS) in Brooklyn on Monday. The program promises to help teach high-school students how to discern fact from fiction on the web. The New York Times, ABC News, USA Today and the CBS News program “60 Minutes” are participating in a new program along with 75 well known journalists.
•The first-ever Straight for Equality Awards Gala, honoring straight allies in the movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality was emceed by O'Brien on Thursday, February 5, 2009 at the Marriott Marquis 1535 Broadway NYC.

Candy Crowley:
•CC was the master of ceremonies for the The Washington Press Club Foundation's 65th Annual Congressional Dinner on Wednesday, February 4th at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, DC.

Susan Lisovicz:
•Lisovicz will speak at the World Affairs Council of Kentucky & Southern Indiana as part of its "Global Issues Forum: Presidential Series" on March 26 at the Kentucky Center, Bomhard Theater.

David Gergen:

•On Monday, February 9th at 7PM Gergen will moderate a discussion of the economy featuring Paul Krugman at Cambridge. It will be held at the First Parish Church, 3 Church St.
• David Gergen will discuss the many challenges facing the new president at 6 p.m. Feb. 10 in Wait Chapel at Wake Forest University.
•One we missed was Gergen with George Stephanopoulos and Jim Lehrer held on Tuesday night in Jacksonville, Florida. He'll was part of a political roundtable called "The Art of the Impossible: A View from Washington".

Fareed Zakaria:
•One we missed: Colgate University on Wednesday February 4th Zakaria spoke on "The Future of Liberal Democracy". To read the review follow the link

Ali Velshi:
•Book signing for "Gimme My Money Back" February 13, 12:30PM Borders Books 150 N. State St. Chicago.

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1 comment:

Kristien said...

nope, no appearances in my neighbourhood... ;o)