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Ideas Festival 2019: WNYC's Alison Stewart

Main Library

The Art of the Interview -- Alison Stewart, host of WNYC’s All of It changes roles and answers the questions.  We’ll hear about the secret sauce of great interviewing and what happens when live radio goes badly. All of It is a live daily conversation about culture and the culture in and around New York City. She’ll be interviewed by WNYC’s Nancy Solomon, Managing Director of New Jersey Public Radio.

Stewart won a Peabody Award as a producer/reporter for MTV News’ presidential campaign coverage and then spent more than two decades reporting for all the major national news networks. She has anchored news programs on NPR, PBS, ABC and MSNBC, and was a contributing editor with The Atlantic LIVE and PBS NewsHour. She’s the author of First Class:The Legacy of Dunbar, America’s First Black Public High School, named one of the best books of 2013 by Essence and Mother Jones magazine, and JUNK: Digging Through America’s Love Affair With Stuff.