Truth in Journalism featuring Jenn White
March 22 @ 7:00 pm
$50 – $1,500
Attend Truth in Journalism featuring Jenn White on March 22 at Memorial Hall, presented by the Woman’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati.
Jenn White will present Truth in Journalism, addressing what ethical practices must guide the reliable production and consumption of daily news. The presentation will also address how we can protect responsible reporting essential to democracy.
Jenn White is best known as the host of 1A, National Public Radio’s nationally broadcast radio talk show on WVXU from 10 a.m. to noon on weekdays. The First Amendment’s five freedoms inspired the 1A program name in the constitution. Protecting free speech and a free press allows 1A to convene conversations that explore the country’s most critical issues.
Jenn White is a seasoned journalist and podcast host who has worked in public radio since 1999. She joined NPR from Chicago’s WBEZ, where she held several on-air positions as host of the station’s local two-hour midday show, Reset with Jenn White, and before that as the host of The Morning Shift.
Jenn is also a familiar voice on WBEZ podcasts, including Making Oprah, Making Obama, and 16 Shots, which chronicled the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald and the trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke. White is skilled as a public speaker and has moderated numerous on-air gubernatorial and mayoral debates.
Tickets to Truth in Journalism
- General Ticket (Lecture only): $50
- VIP Ticket (Lecture and Reception): $150
- Supporter (2 VIP Tickets): $300
- Patron (4 VIP Tickets): $600
- Benefactor (6 VIP Tickets): $1,000
- Angel (10 VIP Tickets): $1,500
About Jenn White
Born in Detroit and raised on the city’s west side, Jennifer White was one of seven children. At sixteen, her sister introduced her to the NPR show Car Talk. She became further interested in radio through her performing arts classes at Cass Technical High School.
After graduating from the University of Michigan, her first official radio broadcasting job was in 2010 when she took a position on Michigan Radio’s All Things Considered. In July 2020, she succeeded journalist Joshua Johnson as permanent host of 1A and moved from Detroit to Washington, DC, with her husband and two dogs.
About Woman’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati
The Woman’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati is a just and sustainable community where all citizens are engaged as informed stakeholders in shaping the future. Their mission is to educate, empower, and engage the citizens of Greater Cincinnati to participate together in promoting the common good.
Memorial Hall Venue Details
The basement and first and second floors of Memorial Hall are fully accessible. Use the patron elevator on the north side of the building, which may be entered on the street level. In addition, the Annie W. and Elizabeth M. Anderson Theater is equipped with several wheelchair/scooter-accessible seating locations. For additional information on accessible seating, please get in touch with the Box Office at 513-977-8838.
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