September 9, 2022; Washington, DC – After a two-year hiatus, The NPR Politics Podcast is back on stage with concerts in Houston and Atlanta. On September 15, in partnership with Houston Public Media, Zilkha Hall in Houston will host an all-star lineup including Ashley Lopez, Asma Khalid, Domenico Montanaro, Susan Davis and Tamara Keith. Then, on October 20, Khalid, Davis and Keith will be joined by Mara Liasson, Miles Parks and special guests Stephen Fowler of GPB and Rahul Bali of WABE at the Buckhead Theater in Atlanta. This event will be in partnership with GPB, WABE and WCLK Jazz. Both panels will discuss local and national midterm races, state political news and issues, and what each panelist just can’t give up.
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“All Political Podcast the team was looking forward to resuming live broadcasts after such a long absence and reconnecting with our in-person audience to talk politics,” said Muthoni Muturi, Executive Producer of the show.
“The Political Podcast is an anchor of the NPR events portfolio,” said Jessica Goldstein, Senior Director and Executive Producer of Events and Experiential Programming. “We are thrilled to partner with NPR member stations in Houston and Atlanta to deliver these broadcasts to a new and dedicated audience. .”
Attendees will get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the podcast, as well as a chance to ask questions of the pod team. Tickets for both shows are on sale at nprpresents.org. Student discounts are available.
About The NPR Politics Podcast
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Emma Gordon, NPR Media Relations