The Headliners Foundation Presents:
Election ’14: The voters speak, what did they say?
Ann Compton, one of Washington’s most respected journalists, was featured at the Foundation’s Michele Kay Distinguished Speakers Series on Thurs., Feb. 27, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
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.