9th Annual Ruckelshaus Center Chairman Circle Luncheon: The Role of the Media in a Civil & Democratic Society sponsored by KNKX | KNKX
  • September 13
  • Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
  • September 13, 2019
  • Category: Lectures/Community

Event Details

  • September 13, 2019
  • 12:00 pm
  • $150.00
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Venue

  • Washington State Convention Center
  • 800 Convention Place
  • Seattle, WA 98101
  • (206) 694-5000
  • http://www.wsctc.com

Event Description

Join us for the 2019 Chairman's Circle Luncheon! The event will take place on September 13, 2019, and will feature National Public Radio's (NPR's) Robert Siegel.

Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel hosted NPR's award-winning evening news magazine "All Things Considered." With 40 years of experience in radio news, Siegel anchored the country's most popular afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on happenings all over the globe from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off his final broadcast of "All Things Considered" on January 5, 2018.

Siegel is a recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism, John Chancellor Award, and three Silver Batons from Alfred I. Du-Pont-Columbia University, among others.

During the luncheon we will also be celebrating our founder and Advisory Board Chairman, Bill Ruckelshaus, as he becomes Chair Emeritus. This event will honor and celebrate Bill and his contributions to our state, region, and nation, as a leader in the public and private sector. His deep regard for, belief in, and commitment to our region, and to public service have made a lasting positive impact. Join us to celebrate Bill, and the ways in which the Ruckelshaus Center embodies his vision of addressing challenges and creating change.

The Chairman's Circle Luncheon is an opportunity for you to advance the Ruckelshaus Center's work bringing the expertise of our state's premier research institutions to help community members, business leaders, and government decision makers collaboratively tackle complex, and often, controversial, policy challenges. The Ruckelshaus Center brings people together to sort through information, build understanding, and solve problems to improve communities and the state of Washington.

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