NPR's Stamberg to Appear in Jackson
June 25, 2008 — National Public Radio's special correspondent Susan Stamberg will speak Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 6 p.m. at Spring Creek Ranch, 1800 Spirit Dance Road in Jackson.
Reservations for the event, sponsored by Wyoming Public Radio and the University of Wyoming Libraries, are due by Aug. 1. The cost is $100 per person, which includes dinner and a reception. To make reservations, call 1-800-729-5897 or visit www.wyomingpublicradio.org.
Broadcast journalist Stamberg was the first woman to anchor a national nightly news program, NPR's "All Things Considered," for 14 years. She hosted "Weekend Edition Sunday," and now serves as guest host of NPR's "Morning Edition" and "Weekend Edition Saturday," in addition to reporting on cultural issues for all the NPR programs.
She has received many honors, including the Edward R. Murrow and duPont Awards. She has been inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame and the Radio Hall of Fame.
Stamberg is the author of two books including, "Every Night at Five: Susan Stamberg's ‘All Things Considered Book'" and co-edited "The Wedding Cake in the Middle of the Road."
One of the pioneers of NPR, Stamberg has worked at the network since 1971.