WASHINGTON, DC -- Christiane Amanpour, incoming anchor of ABC News' "This Week with Christiane Amanpour," will conduct a newsmaker interview in an intimate Q&A session held Friday, October 1 during the Radio Luncheon at the 2010 Radio Show produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau and National Association of Broadcasters.
Amanpour, a highly respected journalist recognized around the world for her reporting and interviews, brings to "This Week" a wealth of experience and knowledge, as she takes up the reins of the popular Sunday morning news program. "This Week with Christiane Amanpour" premieres on Sunday August, 1, when it will also begin broadcasting on ABC News Radio.
In addition to the one-hour radio version of "This Week," Amanpour will provide international analysis regarding important issues of the day on various ABC News programs and platforms, as well as anchor primetime documentaries on international subjects.
Previously CNN's Chief International Correspondent, Amanpour's work has earned her numerous broadcast awards, including an inaugural Television Academy Honor, nine News and Documentary Emmys, four George Foster Peabody Awards, two George Polk Awards, three duPont-Columbia Awards, the Courage in Journalism Award and the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Edward R. Murrow award.
About the Radio Show
The 2010 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 29-October 1 in Washington, DC. This year's show brings radio broadcasters and industry colleagues together to share knowledge, discover the latest innovations, network with industry leaders and explore creative business strategies to help radio flourish in the digital age. To learn more about the 2010 Radio Show, visit www.RadioShowWeb.com.
News media interested in covering the Radio Show should contact Eva Henninger at 202-429-5481.
The Radio Advertising Bureau serves more than 6,000 member Radio stations in the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast vendors, and international organizations. RAB leads and participates in educational, research, sales, and advocacy programs that promote and advance Radio as a primary advertising medium. Learn more at www.rab.com.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.