MPR News Broadcast Journalist Seriese

For over 20 years, Minnesota Public Radio’s Broadcast Journalist Series commissions journalists and correspondents for a 24-hour residency four times a year, two events in the fall and two events in the spring. While here they share insights on their craft as well as on people and events. The Broadcast Journalist Series is an hour long live discussion with a visiting journalist and includes an audience Q&A. The interview is recorded for later broadcast on MPR News.

Spring 2018 Season

David Fahrenthold: Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist

April 30, 7 p.m.
The O’Shaughnessy Educational Center
FREE
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David A. Fahrenthold is an American journalist who writes for The Washington Post and is a contributor to CNN. In 2017, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for his coverage of Donald Trump, including the 2016 United States presidential election. He has been at the Post since 2000, and previously covered Congress, the federal bureaucracy, the environment, and the D.C. police. He is also a contributor to CNN.

Fahrenthold was born and raised in Houston, Texas and attended Memorial High School, where he wrote for the student newspaper. Fahrenthold’s mother is a teacher and his father a CPA. At Harvard University, Fahrenthold wrote for The Harvard Crimson. He graduated magna cum laude in 2000. Fahrenthold joined the staff of the Washington Post in 2000, where he has covered the District of Columbia police department, the U.S. Congress, and the federal government.

Twitter: @Fahrenthold

About MPR’s Broadcast Journalist Series

For over 20 years, Minnesota Public Radio’s Broadcast Journalist Series commissions journalists and correspondents for a 24-hour residency four times a year, 2 in the fall and 2 in the spring each season. While here they share insights on their craft as well as on people and events. The Broadcast Journalist Series is an hour long live discussion with a visiting journalist and includes an audience Q&A. The interview is recorded for later broadcast on MPR News.

All events take place at the University of St. Thomas O’Shaughnessy Education Center and are free, but tickets must be reserved.

Event Parking

St. Thomas invites guests attending this event to park in the Anderson Parking Facility. The Anderson Parking Facility is a two-block walk to the O'Shaughnessy Educational Center. Please enter the Anderson Parking Facility at the southwest corner of Cretin and Grand avenues. For specific driving and parking directions to campus, refer to the available map on this page. The cost for hourly parking in the ramp is $1.50/hr before 4:00 pm and $1.00/hr after 4:00 pm. To avoid being ticketed, guests should not park in campus surface lots that require permits including the one adjacent to OEC Auditorium, or on streets around campus, which require city permits.

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