Katie Couric is coming to Somerville

On April 10, 2011, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Anchor to speak at Tufts April 11

Katie Couric will draw on her 30 years as a journalist to address the evolution of today’s news industry during the sixth annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism at Tufts University . The forum, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Monday, April 11, at 12 p.m. at Asean Auditorium, Cabot Intercultural Center on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus.

Couric is the anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, 60 Minutes correspondent, host of @katiecouric, Glamour magazine columnist and former co-host of NBC’s Today Show. Jonathan M. Tisch (Tufts class of 1976), co-chairman of the board of Loews Corporation and CEO of its subsidiary, Loews Hotels, and the host of the Emmy-nominated television series Beyond the Boardroom with Jonathan Tisch, will lead the discussion with Couric. Tisch is a member of the Tufts board of trustees and the naming benefactor of Tufts’ Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service.

A questions and answer period with the audience will follow.

Couric will also be at the Tufts bookstore at 46 Professors Row from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. to sign her first book, The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives, set for publication Tuesday, April 12.


Leave a Reply

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.