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Radio Times 30th Anniversary Celebration

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WHYY, Inc

150 North 6th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Marking its 30th anniversary this year, Radio Times is well-known both locally and nationally for offering engaging and timely discussions of a wide range of topics. Marty Moss-Coane’s skills at interviewing and balancing listener questions are clear, though the spelling of her last name may not be. Join Marty, NPR founding board member Bill Siemering and the comedic 1812 Productions for a light-hearted reflection on thirty years of Radio Times.

Agenda
2:30 p.m. – Remarks from William Marrazzo
2:40-2:45 p.m. – Radio Times mini documentary
2:50-3:20 p.m. – Marty and Bill Siemering reminisce about Radio Times
3:20-3:35 p.m. – Hate mail reenactment with Jennifer Childs and 1812 Productions
3:35-4:30 p.m. – Coffee and Tea Reception and Station Tour

Interested in a behind the scenes look at WHYY? We’ll be providing a brief tour of the studios after the program ends. Stick around to check it out!

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$60 individual admission (this ticket makes you a WHYY member)

Guests
Marty Moss-Coane
Marty Moss-Coane is host and executive producer of Radio Times, one of the most respected weekday interview programs in the Delaware Valley. Produced at WHYY, the region’s leading public broadcasting station, Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane celebrates 30 years on the airwaves in 2017. One of the tri-state area’s most thought-provoking and balanced radio hosts, Marty believes guiding discussions fairly and accurately is imperative to educating and informing audiences. She has earned praise for her versatility and engaging conversations and interviews with both guests and callers during the daily, live one-hour program, which covers social issues, public policy, books, films and more. She has received many accolades for excellence in radio, public service, public health and public affairs. A graduate of Temple University, Marty lives with her husband, clinical psychologist James Coane. Her son, Jesse, works in Manhattan and lives with his family in Brooklyn.

Bill Siemering
Siemering is the first Director of Programming of National Public Radio, and the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. With the staff, he developed the first signature program of public radio, All Things Considered. Siemering went on to create other signature programs including SoundPrint and, of course, Fresh Air with Terry Gross. He was Vice President of WHYY from 1978-1987. He is currently the President of Developing Radio Partners, which works with local radio stations in Africa to bring the most important development information to those hardest to reach.

Jennifer Childs
Jennifer Childs is a Co-Founder of 1812 Productions and has served as the company's sole Artistic Director since 2006. For 1812 she has created over 20 original works of comedic theater including The Carols, To the Moon, It's My Party: The Women and Comedy Project, Cherry Bomb and the annual political humor show, This Is The Week That Is. She created a series of shows that looks at comedy history which enabled her to develop relationships with and perform the work of pioneering comedians such as Phyllis Diller, Tom Lehrer, Sid Caesar, Mort Sahl, Dick Gregory, Bob Elliot, Steve Martin, Bob Newhart and others. Her solo shows, Why I'm Scared of Dance and I Will Not Go Gently have been performed at theaters across the country.

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What are my transportation options to the event?
The links below include directions to our facility and information on public transportation options. We are a short walk from the 5th Street Market-Frankford EL station and Jefferson Station. Various bus lines also run in our area.

https://www.whyy.org/about/directions.php

http://www.septa.org/

What are my parking options?
WHYY does not have onsite parking but parking can be found on http://www.philapark.org/.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, your name will be on the registration list at the door.

Will this event be broadcast?
No.

What's the refund policy?
Tickets, donations and memberships are non-refundable. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this event or other WHYY events, please contact Member and Audience Services at memberservices@whyy.org or call at 215-351-0511, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Please contact Member and Audience Services at memberservices@whyy.org or call at 215-351-0511, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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