Meet and Greet with Evan Dawson, host of "Connections"

Meet and Greet with Evan Dawson, host of "Connections"

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Connections can now be heard on WEOS-FM in the Finger Lakes, and to celebrate we're hosting a party at Ravines Wine Cellars´╗┐ with Evan Dawson.

Join us in welcoming Connections with Evan Dawson to the Finger Lakes Public Radio with a special reception at Ravines Wine Cellars (400 Barracks Road, Geneva, NY) on Friday, May 9th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Host Evan Dawson will be on hand to answer questions from listeners and sign copies of his book Summer in a Glass: The Coming Age of Winemaking in the Finger Lakes (which will be available for purchase). Light hors d'oeuvres from Opus Espresso and Food Bar of Geneva will be served, as well as wine tastings and a cash bar. ´╗┐

Connections with Evan Dawson, produced by WXXI in Rochester, New York, began broadcasting on WEOS on April 28th. The live two-hour call-in talk show, covers a vast array of topics including regional issues such as fracking, education, agriculture, and the wine industry, as well as art, politics, and health. 

Dawson has been hosting Connections since early January. He served as morning anchor for 13WHAM news prior to hosting WXXIÔÇÖs mid-day talk show. Dawson is also the author of Summer in a Glass: The Coming Age of Winemaking in the Finger Lakes and is the Managing Editor/Finger Lakes Editor for the New York Cork Report, a web site that offers independent news, reviews, and commentary about the New York wine industry. He has written freelance articles on topics including politics, wine, travel, and Major League Baseball. Dawson graduated from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast News.