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Brooklyn on Brooklyn: Laura Walker & Ophira Eisenberg

Brooklyn Historical Society

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)

Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn on Brooklyn: Laura Walker & Ophira Eisenberg

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This new series continues with Brooklyn residents Laura Walker, President and CEO of New York Public Radio, and Ophira Eisenberg, comedian, writer and host of new weekly trivia comedy show, Ask Me Another, which is coproduced by NPR and WNYC.  While their conversation will be completely spontaneous -- no moderator, no script, no notes, no cues – topics will likely include the role of public media in the digital age, the joys and challenges of being funny on cue, and the all-pervasive creative spirit of their home borough.   

As President and CEO of New York Public Radio, Ms. Walker leads one of the most successful public media organizations.  New York Public Radio programs and operates WNYC-FM, WNYC-AM, WQXR, WQXW, New Jersey Public Radio, The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space and a variety of digital properties.  During her tenure, New York Public Radio has been honored with George Foster Peabody Awards, Alfred I. DuPont Columbia University Awards and developed groundbreaking programs like Radiolab, The Takeaway and Freakonomics Radio.  Ms. Eisenberg  has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Today Show, Comedy Central and VH-1.  Her debut memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy, was recently optioned by Zucker Productions for a feature film. In addition to hosting Ask Me Another, she is a regular host and storyteller with The Moth.

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Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)


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