Now in its 19th season, Minnesota Public Radio's Broadcast Journalist Series commissions journalists and correspondents for a 24-residency four times a year. While here they share insights on their craft as well as on people and events. All events take place at the University of St. Thomas O'Shaughnessy Education Center. Ticket and event parking information is available below.
September 30, 2013
7:00 p.m. | St Thomas O'Shaughnessy Education Center
Kelly McEvers is an American journalist based in Beirut, Lebanon, where she is an international correspondent for NPR covering the Syrian civil war. In addition to NPR, her radio work has appeared on PRI/Chicago Public Radio's This American Life, NPR's On the Media, American Public Media's Weekend America, and the CBC. McEvers began her journalism career in 1997, working as a metro reporter at the Chicago Tribune and documenting the lives of female gang members for the Sunday magazine. Kelly will be in conversation with MPR News' Tom Crann.
November 4, 2013
4:30 p.m. | St Thomas O'Shaughnessy Education Center
Ari Shapiro has been NPR's White House Correspondent since 2010. His stories appear on all of NPR's newsmagazines, including All Things Considered and Morning Edition, where he is also a frequent guest host. Shapiro began reporting on the White House after five years as NPR's Justice Correspondent, covering national security and counterterrorism. He spent 2012 on the campaign trail, leading NPR's coverage of Mitt Romney during the primary and general election.
Ari will be in conversation with MPR News' Tom Weber.
General Admission tickets on sale Friday, August 30th at 12 noon CT.
$12 MPR members/$15 non members
(651) 290-1200 or in person at The Fitzgerald Theater, 10 Exchange St., St. Paul, MN Box office hours: Tuesday–Friday: Noon–5 pm.
Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster online, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, or in person at any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets also available for purchase at the door.
St. Thomas invites guests attending this event to park in the Anderson Parking Facility. The Anderson Parking Facility is a two-block walk to the O'Shaughnessy Educational Center. Please enter the Anderson Parking Facility at the southwest corner of Cretin and Grand avenues. For specific driving and parking directions to campus, refer to the available map on this page. The cost for hourly parking in the ramp is $1.50/hr before 4:00 pm and $1.00/hr after 4:00 pm. To avoid being ticketed, guests should not park in campus surface lots that require permits including the one adjacent to OEC Auditorium, or on streets around campus, which require city permits.