The host and director of NPR’s Morning Edition are coming to campus to discuss what happens behind the scenes at a national news program.

Program host Renee Montagne and program director Ellen McDonnell will present at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the High Country Conference Center. The event is part of KNAU’s 25th anniversary celebration.

They will discuss the election, how editorial decisions are made and how it is a “daily miracle” to produce a national news program.

Morning Edition airs 6 to 9 a.m. weekdays with a listening audience of 13 million people per week.

Tickets are available at any Ticketmaster location or through the NAU Central Ticketing Office at (928) 523-5661 and are $8 for the public and $3.50 for students. The first 100 students to pick up tickets will get them free.

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