National Public Radio President Visits Campus

Posted: October 21, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Kevin Klose, president and CEO of National Public Radio (NPR), speaks today at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room F. A former editor and national and foreign correspondent with The Washington Post, Klose is an award-winning author and international broadcasting executive.

Klose served as director of U.S. International Broadcasting, overseeing the U.S. government’s global radio and television news services; and President of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), broadcasting to Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. He is a founder of the Intermedia Survey Institute of Washington, a non-profit research firm specializing in media and opinion survey in Eurasia. He is the author of Russia and the Russians: Inside the Closed Society, winner of the Overseas Press Club’s Cornelius Ryan Award; and co-author of four other books.

The reading is coordinated by the English Department. For more information, call (703) 993-1160.

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