• October 9
  • Distillery 244 Old Town, Wichita
  • October 9, 2019
  • Category: Community Events

Event Details

  • October 9, 2019
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • $50
  • *** SOLD OUT! *** Tickets will not be sold at the door.


  • Distillery 244 Old Town
  • 244 N. Mosley
  • Wichita, KS 67202

Event Description

Join KMUW at Distillery 244 in Old Town for an evening with Joshua Johnson, host of 1A. 1A is a production of WAMU in Washington, D.C., and distributed by NPR.

Johnson will share stories from his public radio career, including his experience hosting 1A, one of the most important daily conversations in America.

Before joining WAMU, Johnson co-created and hosted the provocative nationwide public radio series, Truth Be Told, which explored race in America. Johnson also taught podcasting at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. He began his public radio career helping launch a unique regional news partnership between Miami’s NPR station, WLRN, and The Miami Herald. Then he served for over five years as morning news host for KQED in San Francisco. He is an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Tickets are $50 each. Physical tickets will not be provided. Please give your name at the door.

Proceeds directly support KMUW, Wichita's NPR station. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The buffet dinner provided by Two Olives begins at 6:30 p.m., and the program begins at 7:00 p.m.

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