Host Amy Goodman meeting with students and community throughout the day
Journalist, columnist, investigative reporter, and author Amy Goodman will record an episode of Democracy Now! in the Bellevue College Television Services studios Friday, May 6. Democracy Now! airs weekdays on 91.3 KBCS at 6 a.m., 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Goodman comes to the BC campus as part of the promotional tour for her new book, “The Silenced Majority,” written with Denis Moynihan.
Goodman will record the show live at 5 a.m. before meeting with students and community members from 10:30 to 11:20 a.m. for a listener Q & A session in N201 on the Bellevue College campus. The session will be moderated by Sonya Green, KBCS News & Public Affairs Director. Space is limited and overflow seating will be available. Goodman will appear at Town Hall Seattle with Denis Moynihan later in the evening.
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Democracy Now! is the largest public media collaboration in the U.S. and is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television, and on numerous DISH network stations. Democracy Now!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web.
Goodman’s list of accolades is vast and includes the Nieman Foundation for Journalism I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award; the Right Livelihood Award; co-recipient of the Park Center for Independent Media’s Izzy Award; the American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Award; the Paley Center for Media’s She’s Made It Award; and the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship. Her reporting on East Timor and Nigeria has won numerous awards, including the George Polk Award, Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting, and the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award.
She has also received awards from the Associated Press, United Press International, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and Project Censored. Goodman received the first ever Communication for Peace Award from the World Association for Christian Communication. She was also honored by the National Council of Teachers of English with the George Orwell Award for Distinguished Contribution to Honesty and Clarity in Public Language.
Goodman has also co-authored five New York Times bestsellers.
Last Updated April 21, 2016