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2013 Mike Quinn Awards Luncheon featuring Political Correspondent Karen Tumulty

The annual luncheon of the Headliners Foundation honored this year’s winners of the prestigious Charles E. Green awards for excellence in journalism and introduced the Foundation’s scholarship recipients. Karen Tumulty gave the keynote and shared her views on the political upheaval in Washington, DC with the 60 people in attendance.

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5:54 PM17:54

NPR’s Don Gonyea Headlines Speakers Series

Don Gonyea

Don Gonyea

Headliners Foundation Chairman Mark Morrison once again welcomed a full house of guests to the Headliners Club for the February 7th, Michele Kay Distinguished Speakers Series featuring Don Gonyea interviewed by colleague and friend, Ken Herman. Gonyea and Herman discussed Gonyea’s early career as country music DJ in small-town Michigan before being transferred to news anchor at the local NPR affiliate, and later being elevated to the Washington bureau.

For more information and to view a video of the panel discussion, click here.

Don Gonyea is a NPR National Political Correspondent based in Washington, D.C. He travels extensively throughout the United States covering campaigns, elections, and the political climate. His reports can be heard on all NPR programs and at NPR.org.

Learn more about Gonyea here.


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5:45 PM17:45

Distinguished Speakers Series: Fact and Fiction: Predictions about the Upcoming Elections

Headliners Foundation Chairman Gary Pickle welcomed a full house of guests to the Headliners Club for the October 16, 2012 panel discussion, the third in the Foundation’s Michele Kay Distinguished Speakers Series.  After introducing Robert Schultz, Michele’s husband, Pickle turned the program over to Lindsey Garner, a former student of Michele’s at St. Edward’s University.

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