Join the conversation Tuesday, November 9 at 11:20 a.m. in Sundin Music Hall at
Hamline University with guest lecturer, radio broadcasting legend, and current
executive director of the Center for Public Integrity, Bill Buzenberg. The
lecture is free and open to all. Sundin Music Hall is located at 1531 Hewitt
Avenue in Saint Paul.
The topic he will present is, “The Bright Future of
Investigative Journalism: How Digital Media are Creating a New Eco System.“
Buzenberg’s visit to Hamline also includes meetings with students and
faculty and presentations in undergraduate classes.
executive director of the Center for Public Integrity is an investigative news
organization based in Washington, D.C. with a 20-year track record and 37 first
place national journalism awards.
Prior to his work there, Buzenberg was
vice president of news for National Public Radio, as well as NPR foreign affairs
correspondent and London bureau chief from 1978-1997. He was responsible for
launching Talk of the
, as well as the expansion of All Things Considered
and the extension of
NPR’s newscasts services to 24-hours per day. During his tenure, the NPR News
Division was honored with nine DuPont-Columbia University batons and ten Peabody
Buzenberg also served as senior vice president of news at
American Public Media/Minnesota Public Radio from 1998-2006 where he won his
second DuPont-Columbia gold baton. He launched American RadioWorks, public
radio’s major documentary and investigative journalism unit, and Speaking of Faith
radio’s signature program on religion. He also began Public Insight Journalism,
an innovative use of technology to draw knowledge from the audience.