HRTS VIRTUAL – Brown Bag with the Board: The Pandemic, Social Justice & Political Upheaval: A Year Later, According to Don Lemon

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HRTS Virtual | Brown Bag With the Board:
The Pandemic, Social Justice & Political Upheaval:
A Year Later, According to Don Lemon

Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 12:30-2:00 PM PT | 3:30-5:00 PM ET


A year on from the COVID-19 shutdown, Don Lemon, CNN anchor and author of This is The Fire, joins HRTS for the latest edition of Brown Bag With the Board for a conversation about truth, justice, and journalism in an era marked by a pandemic, social justice movement, political upheaval, and an insurrection.

Featured Speaker

Don Lemon
CNN Anchor and the author of This is The Fire

Don Lemon anchors CNN Tonight with Don Lemon airing weeknights at 10pm. He also serves as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming. Based out of the network’s New York bureau, Lemon joined CNN in September 2006.

A news veteran of Chicago, Lemon reported from Chicago in the days leading up to the 2008 presidential election, including an interview with then-Rep. Rahm Emanuel on the day he accepted the position of Chief of Staff for President-elect Barack Obama.  He also interviewed Anne Cooper, the 106-year old voter President-elect Obama highlighted in his election night acceptance speech after he had seen Lemon’s interview with Cooper on CNN.


Jeremy Hobson
Former host of NPR’s Here & Now 

Award-winning journalist Jeremy Hobson is the former host of NPR’s Here & Now, which he helped grow into public radio’s top midday news program, tripling the audience to more than five million in just a few years.  On Here & Now, he held political and business leaders to account, and interviewed musicians, actors, scientists, historians, journalists and others with the ultimate goal of informing and enlightening his audience and connecting the news to them.

At the age of 28, he became the youngest national host in public radio’s history, anchoring the Marketplace Morning Report, the most-listened-to business program in America. As host, he interviewed some of the titans of business including Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates and Richard Branson.

About the Series:
The HRTS Virtual: Brown Bag with the Board series is designed to connect, inform and support our members coast to coast and around the world as we all adjust to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is free to current Individual Members of HRTS at all levels (HRTS Executive, HRTS Associate, JHRTS, and HRTS Academic) and expanded Corporate Member ticket benefits apply. Attendees may submit questions during registration.