Farai Chideya, Author, Journalist, Professor

Farai Chideya, Author, Journalist, Professor

Farai Chideya

Farai Chideya is an award-winning author, journalist, professor, and lecturer. She is the author of six books, and her most recent work is The Episodic Career: How to Thrive at Work in the Age of Disruption, 2016. 

During her 20-year career, she has combined media, technology, and socio-political analysis. She is a fellow at Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, studying media coverage of the 2016 election. She was most recently a Senior Writer covering politics and data at ESPN's FiveThirtyEight, and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.  

Chideya frequently appears on public radio and cable television, and has worked for CNN, ABC, and NPR, and appeared on numerous other networks. Chideya is also the former longtime host of National Public Radio's News & Notes. Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Chideya graduated from Harvard University in 1990.

Farai Chideya will be in conversation with Robin Morgan at the Milford Theater on Saturday September 16th at 12:15pm to 1:30pm. And at 4:30pm to 5:45pm there will be a Plenary Panel featuring all six main stage writers.