NPR Host to Speak at GLT’s Radio Faces Series

Audie Cornish

WGLT’s 2013 Radio Faces dinner will be held on Friday, November 1. This year’s guest, Audie Cornish, hosts NPR’s daily news magazine All Things Considered® with Robert Siegel and Melissa Block. Previously, she served as host of Weekend Edition Sunday; reported from Capitol Hill for NPR News, specializing in financial industry policy; was part of NPR’s six-person reporting team during the 2008 presidential election, and had a featured role in coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Radio Faces includes a meet-and-greet cocktail party, followed by a sit-down dinner and Cornish’s multi-media presentation. She will share her experiences working in today’s media with ample time to take audience questions. GLT Radio Faces tickets are: $100 for cocktail reception, full dinner with wine, and presentation; $65 for full dinner with wine, and presentation. Tickets are available only through GLT at 309-438-2255 or www.wglt.org . Deadline for ticket sales is Friday, Oct 25. Sponsored by COUNTRY Financial, all proceeds benefit the GLT Equipment Fund.

If special accommodations are needed to enjoy this event, please contact Linda Healy at 309-438-5083, allowing sufficient time to arrange accommodation. WGLT public radio is licensed to Illinois State University and heard at 89.1 and 103.5 FM. GLT offers news and ideas programming, including an all-blues stream, an all-jazz stream, and an all-acoustic stream at www.wglt.org. As an NPR affiliate, WGLT airs Morning Edition®, All Things Considered®, and On Point with Tom Ashbrook, along with other signature public radio programs such as This American Life® and Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me!®.

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