Friday, June 7, 2019
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Parkway, Muncie, IN 47303
6:30-7:30 p.m. – Conversation with Audie Cornish (all ages)
7:30-9:30 p.m. – After Party with Audie (21 + over)
You’ve heard her for years as a co-host of NPR’s award-winning news magazine, All Things Considered, now spend an evening with her as she shares her experiences in reporting the news and storytelling.
During the Conversation, we’ll turn the tables and have our All Things Considered host, Stephanie Wiechmann, interview Cornish. There will also be some time for Q&A from the audience members. Then get ready for the After Party from 7:30-9:30 p.m.!
At the After Party:
- Enjoy generous samples of fine wine paired with delicious, locally-sourced small plates
- Interact with your favorite IPR hosts
- Show your love of IPR/NPR by purchasing your favorite T-shirt, tote bag or socks
- Meet new friends who share your love for public media
- Have fun at the wine pull
- Hang out with Audie (yes, you can take photos)
- and more!
An Evening with Audie Cornish supports Indiana Public Radio’s commitment to bring you unbiased and in-depth international, national and local news reporting on NPR; beautiful classical music and a variety of entertaining weekend programs.
Conversation – $25
Conversation and V.I.P. After Party – $40
Call 800-646-1812 for information.
Meet Audie Cornish
Previously, she served as host of Weekend Edition Sunday. Prior to moving into that host position in the fall of 2011, Cornish reported from Capitol Hill for NPR News, covering issues and power in both the House and Senate and specializing in financial industry policy. She was part of NPR’s six-person reporting team during the 2008 presidential election and had a featured role in coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Denver.
Cornish comes to Washington, D.C., from Nashville, where she covered the South for NPR, including many the Gulf states left reeling by the 2005 hurricane season. She has also covered the aftermath of other disasters, including the deaths of several miners in West Virginia in 2006, as well as the tornadoes that struck Tennessee in 2006 and Alabama in 2007.
Before coming to NPR, Cornish was a reporter for Boston’s award-winning public radio station WBUR. There she covered some of the region’s major news stories, including the legalization of same-sex marriage, the sexual abuse scandal in the Boston Roman Catholic Archdiocese, as well as Boston’s hosting of the Democratic National Convention. Cornish also reported for WBUR’s syndicated programming including On Point, distributed by NPR, and Here and Now.
In 2005, Cornish shared in a first prize in the National Awards for Education Writing for “Reading, Writing, and Race,” a study of the achievement gap. She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Cornish has served as a reporter for the Associated Press in Boston. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.