An Evening with NPR's Scott Horsley

An Evening with NPR's Scott Horsley

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Scott Horsley

Photo Credit: 2006 NPR by Steve Barrett 

WXXI hosts a special dinner at Monroe Golf Club to honor Drs. Dawn and Jacques Lipson with keynote speaker Scott Horsley, NPR White House Correspondent.

WXXI is pleased to bring Scott Horsley to Rochester for a special dinner on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Monroe Golf Club (155 Golf Ave, Pittsford). Scott will share stories about his work as the White House correspondent for NPR and what it's like reporting on the policy and politics of the Obama Administration. During the evening WXXI will honor the late Jacques Lipson, MD and his wife Dr. Dawn Lipson. In memory of Jacques, he and Dawn, who serves on WXXI and the Little Theatre's board of trustees,  will be named WXXI 2015 Associates of the Year.

Cocktails start at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $150 each. Reserved tables of 8 are $1,000. You can order you tickets by calling Jackie McGriff at (585) 258-0338. 

WXXI's Associate of the Year award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions in support of WXXI’s mission of public service. To commemorate the Lipsons and their award, a tree will be planted in Highland Park in their honor. They join a long list of winners including WXXI Honorary Trustees Catherine Carlson, Betty Strasenburgh, and Richard F. Brush, as well as Larry and Jane Glazer, Suzanne Gouvernet, Harry P. Truehart III, Dr. Nancy Perkins Weyl, Ted Shepard, Dick Eisenhart, B. Thomas Golisano, George M. Ewing, Sr., Robert C. Stevens, Dolores F. Parlato, and Ed Saphar.

More about Scott Horsley:
Scott Horsley is a White House correspondent for NPR News. He reports on the policy and politics of the Obama Administration, with a special emphasis on economic issues.

The 2012 campaign was the third presidential contest Horsley has covered for NPR. He previously reported on Senator John McCain's White House bid in 2008 and Senator John Kerry's campaign in 2004. Thanks to this experience, Horsley has become an expert in the motel shampoo offerings of various battleground states.

Horsley took up the White House beat after serving as a San Diego-based business correspondent for NPR where he covered fast food, gasoline prices, and the California electricity crunch of 2000. He reported from the Pentagon during the early phases of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Horsley earned a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and an MBA from San Diego State University.