As part of the Ambassador Barbara Barrett and Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center Launch Event Series, the Cronkite School is hosting a panel discussion featuring some of Washington's leading journalists, followed by a tour of the new, state-of-the-art facility and reception hosted by Dean Christopher Callahan and Weil Family Professor Leonard Downie Jr. The scheduled for the evening will be as follows:
6 p.m. Keynote Panel
Leonard Downie Jr., the former longtime executive editor of The Washington Post who now serves as the Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, moderates a panel of leading journalists who cover Washington.
7 p.m. Tour
Explore the new state-of-the-art Barrett and O’Connor Center in this tour with Cronkite School leadership. The tour will include the Cronkite News – Washington Bureau, the McCain Institute and more.
7:15 p.m. Reception
Talk with journalists as well as alumni, students and friends of the Cronkite School over complimentary drinks and hors-d'oeuvres. Hosted by Dean Christopher Callahan and Weil Family Professor Leonard Downie Jr.
Note: This is an invite-only event.