Meghna Chakrabarti (Courtesy of Cary Lecture Series)

Meghna Chakrabarti is the lively host and producer of National Public Radio’s On Point, a radio show produced by WBUR-FM in Boston and syndicated by American Public Media. Meghna has received journalism awards from the Associated Press and the Radio Television News Directors Association, among others.

Ms. Chakrabarti’s special brand of hosting involves highly informed and provocative dialogues with expert guests on topics ranging from the current news headlines to politics, the arts, health, technology and the environment.

The Alliance for Women in Media honored On Point‘s episode “A Look Back at 1992 Los Angeles And America Since Rodney King” with a 2022 national Gracie Award for Best News Documentary. In 2021, On Point won a National Edward R. Murrow award for best news documentary for “What the President Knew,” a show that examined presidential decision-making before 9/11 and the COVID pandemic.

How does Meghna keep the ideas flowing and the discussion lively? Come and discover the science and the art of creating an engaging dialogue.

Saturday, March 18 at 8:00 p.m.
Cary Memorial Library
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