Brownbag: Meet the authors

  • Event: 2017 New York Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Thomas Maier of Newsday; Mary Pilon of The New Yorker; Andrew Lehren of NBC News; Dan Barry of The New York Times
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jan. 27 at 1:00pm
  • Location: Room 308
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

**Moderated by Andy Lehren, The New York Times

Speaker Bios

  • Barry is a longtime reporter and columnist for The New York Times who has won or shared many honors, including the Pulitzer Prize and the Polk Award. He currently writes a national column called "This Land." His fourth and latest book is "The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland."

  • Andy Lehren is senior editor for the NBC News investigative team. Previously at The New York Times. Led NBC’s work on the Implant Files collaboration. Mined the Snowden files. Probed Wikileaks diplomatic cables troves, including for the best-selling book “Open Secrets.” Covered the military, policing. terrorism, more. Honors include a Polk, Peabody, three IRE awards and contributing to a Pulitzer. Specializes in data journalism. Teaches  @cunyjschool. @lehrennbc

  • Thomas Maier is an award-winning author, television producer and investigative reporter for Newsday and News 12 Long Island. He's won the Sigma Delta Chi Award twice and top prizes from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, National Headliners, Worth Bingham and New York Deadline Club. His seven books include "When Lions Roar: The Churchills and the Kennedys", "Mafia Spies", "Dr. Spock" (NYT Notable Book), "All That Glitters", and author/producer of Showtime drama "Masters of Sex". @ThomasMaierBook
  • Mary Pilon is the author of “The Monopolists,” a New York Times bestseller about the history of the board game Monopoly, and the forthcoming “The Kevin Show". Pilon primarily writes about sports and business for the New Yorker, Esquire, Bloomberg BusinessWeek,New York magazine,Vice, and others. Pilon worked as a television producer for NBC at the Rio Olympics and she previously covered sports as a staff reporter for The Times and business for The Wall Street Journal. 

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