Jonathan Goldstein visits UFV

Author and broadcaster giving talk on Sunday

Radio journalist and author Jonathan Goldstein comes to UFV for a free event on Sunday.

Radio journalist and author Jonathan Goldstein will give a talk and question-and-answer session on Sunday, April 2 as part of a series presented by CIVL 101.7 FM. The free event begins at 7 p.m. at in building B at the University of the Fraser Valley.

Goldstein’s writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Reader’s Digest, The Believer and GQ.

He’s a frequent contributor to This American Life, a columnist for the National Post, and was host and creator of Wiretap, which ran on CBC Radio for 11 years.

He’s also the author of several books, most recently the memoir, I’ll Seize the Day Tomorrow.

Goldstein’s talk at UFV will reflect on his career, the practice of making radio, and his new Gimlet Media broadcast series Heavyweight, which was named a top podcast of 2016 by iTunes and the #1 podcast of the year by The Atlantic.

This is the third in a three-part series to coincide with the CIVL 101.7FM Mini-School. These events are designed to bring stories and to support community arts and culture in Abbotsford.

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