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Student Government Distinguished Speaker: A Conversation with Anderson Cooper

Saturday, October 19, 2019, 2:00pm
Location: 
Gordon Field House and Activities Center

Student Government is excited to welcome Anderson Cooper as this year's distinguished speaker in a moderated conversation at Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. One of the most recognizable faces on television, and the anchor of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360°, a global newscast that goes beyond the headlines with in-depth reporting and investigations, Cooper is a veteran journalist known for his his candor and even-handed assessment of current events both at home and abroad.  Whether recounting his probing of would-be leaders of the free world at a presidential debate or his experiences reporting from the front lines of natural disasters and brutal conflicts around the globe, Cooper shares the heady view from this front row seat to history.

Since the start of his career in 1992, Cooper has worked in more than 40 countries and has covered nearly all major news events around the world, often reporting from the scene. At CNN and 60 Minutes, Cooper has won a number of major journalism awards.  He helped lead CNN's Peabody Award winning coverage of Hurricane Katrina and DuPont award winning coverage of the 2004 tsunami off the coast of Indonesia. Throughout his career, Cooper has won 16 Emmy Awards, including two for his coverage of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and an Edward R. Murrow award.

 

Doors open at 12:30 p.m. All seating is general admission.

Tickets go on sale August 26, 2019

Tickets are non-refundable.

STUDENTS, ALUMNI, FACULTY, STAFF, & FAMILIES:  for tickets, please visit https://www.rit.edu/brickcity

GENERAL PUBLIC:  for tickets, please visit https://RITtickets.com

Contact:

Box Office: (585) 475-4121
General Info: (585) 475-7000
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