Enjoy an evening with Pat Mitchell at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Pat Mitchell is a pioneering journalist and media executive, having won 37 Emmy awards and 5 Peabody awards. She was the first female president of PBS, the first President of CNN Productions, and now serves as the Editorial Director of TEDWomen.
Pat Mitchell will read from her new book, Becoming a Dangerous Woman, and will then be in conversation with Tom Johnson, Chairman Emeritus of the Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation Board of Trustees. There will be a Q & A and reception following the event.
Raised in a small town in Georgia with no money or connections, Pat Mitchell went on to become a consummate media game-changer. She was the first woman president of PBS and of CNN productions, and also a visionary, award-winning TV and film producer, fully engaged on the front lines of cultural change. Pat Mitchell is a dangerous woman.
Tickets are $25 and will include a signed copy of her new book. The event will also be simulcast to overflow seating in the Special Collections Libraries Grand Hall. Please purchase tickets at the following links.