Watch Michele Norris at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival spend ‘2.5 Minutes With genConnect.’ We connected with host of National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.”
Click the play button below to watch genConnect Creative Director Kelly Hayes interview Michele Norris on the challenges of cross-cultural connections and how she feels about her first Aspen Ideas Festival appearance:
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IN ASPEN? Catch Michele Norris Wednesday, June 28, at 7:45 am MT, on “The Grace of Silence” at Hotel Jerome Ballroom *tickets required
Michele is public radio’s golden girl. She has received numerous awards for her work. In 2009, she was named “Journalist of the Year” by the National Association of Black Journalists. A four-time Pulitzer Prize entrant, Norris has also been honored with NABJ’s 2006 Salute to Excellence Award, for her coverage of Hurricane Katrina; the University of Minnesota’s Outstanding Achievement Award; and the 1990 Livingston Award. She was named one of Essence Magazine’s 25 Most Influential Black Americans in 2009; elected to Ebony Magazine‘s Power 150 list in 2009; and honored with Ebony’s 8th Outstanding Women in Marketing & Communications Award, in 2007. Norris also earned both an Emmy Award and Peabody Award for her contribution to ABC News’ coverage of 9/11. Norris is also a frequent guest on “Meet the Press” and “The Chris Matthews Show“ on NBC.
genConnect is credentialed press at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colo., where we are interviewing the premier speakers and attendees at the conference. For more of our video interviews and articles from the Ideas Festival, click here.