Syracuse radio station WAER will become part of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, effective July 1. The announcement was made today by Newhouse Dean Mark J. Lodato, WAER director and general manager Joe Lee and Kristian Klinger,…
Travel Writer Chuck Thompson to visit Newhouse Jan. 21
Author and journalist Chuck Thompson will visit the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Thursday, Jan. 21. He will give a public lecture at 4 p.m. in the I-3 Center, Room 432 in Newhouse 3.
Thompson is author of “To Hellholes and Back: Bribes, Lies, and the Art of Extreme Tourism” (Holt Paperbacks, 2009) and “Smile When You’re Lying: Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer” (Holt Paperbacks, 2007), which was chosen as a New York Times notable book.
He is a former features editor for Maxim. He also served as the first editor in chief of Travelocity magazine and was part of the editorial team for the launch of CNNGo.com.
He has traveled on assignment in more than 35 countries, and his writings and photography have appeared in The Atlantic, Esquire, National Geographic Adventure, Playboy, Spy, Escape, WWE Magazine, Outside, Men’s Journal and the Los Angeles Times.
A book signing will follow his talk.
For more information, contact Melissa Chessher at (315) 443-4038 or email@example.com.