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May 5: BPR Presents NPR's Noel King in Conversation

Noel King

Join us on Wednesday, May 5 at 7 PM for a special conversation with Noel King, host of NPR's Morning Edition and Up First.

From covering conflicts in Khartoum, Kigali and Cairo, to examining economic inequality at Marketplace and Planet Money, to hosting one of the most-listened-to radio news programs in the U.S., Noel will share her insights.

Learn how news coverage has evolved, what stories are making the most impact, and how to have conversations on difficult topics during these times.

BPR's Helen Chickering will host this virtual event. Tickets are $10 and support Blue Ridge Public Radio. A link to connect to the event will be sent to all ticket purchasers prior to Wednesday, May 5.

We want your voice in the discussion as well. Submit your questions for Noel in advance.

With more than 15 years of nonprofit experience, Erin joined BPR in January 2020. She previously worked in digital marketing at NTEN in Portland, OR, marketing and communications at NPR in Washington, DC, and membership coordination at Nashville Public Radio in Nashville, TN. She began listening to The Diane Rehm Show on her father’s car radio in middle school, and she’s been a sustaining member of public radio stations across the country ever since.