How A Love of Fiction Inspired NPR Journalist Ari Shapiro

8232Ari Shapiro, co-host of NPR’ All Things Considered, charmed a book-loving audience at UC San Diego with tales of how his English classes at Yale set him up for a fascinating career of storytelling in journalism. He recounts his early days as an intern at NPR and traces the steps that took him from Washington to London, Sarajevo, Ukraine, Turkey, India, and elsewhere as a correspondent before being tapped to anchor NPR’s flagship news program. Shapiro was the featured speaker at the sold-out 2016 Dinner in the Library event presented by the UC San Diego Library.

Watch Behind the News of the Moment with Ari Shapiro, NPR — Dinner in the Library 2016