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Akron Press Club Fall Speakers Sept 13 & 27 and Oct 11
The Akron Press Club luncheon series speaker lineup for September and October includes a political panel, the President and CEO of National Public Radio and the lead anchor for WKYC Channel 3 in Cleveland.
The Press Club 2012 fall programming begins Thursday, Sept. 13 with a panel discussion on politics.
Members of the panel are: Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. Gerald Austin, longtime Democratic political consultant. Mark Weaver, longtime Republican political consultant.
Lunch is 11:45 a.m. Sept 13 at the University of Akron’s Martin Center, 105 Fir Hill.
NPR President Gary E. Knell Gary E. Knell, President and CEO of National Public Radio, will speak on Thursday, Sept. 27.
Lunch will be held at the Kent State University Student Center Ballroom balcony. Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. and the program follows.
Channel 3 anchor Russ Mitchell Russ Mitchell, lead anchor for WKYC Channel 3, will speak to the Press Club on Thursday, Oct. 11. Mitchell joined WKYC in January 2012 as managing editor for evening news and lead anchor. Previously he anchored CBS Evening News weekend editions and was a national correspondent for the network. Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. at the University of Akron’s Martin Center, 105 Fir Hill.
The cost is $15 for Press Club members and $20 for non-members. To make reservations call 330-564-4211 or e-mail RSVP@CMOResearch.com Visit www.AkronPressClub.org for Details and Membership information.