For one energetic hour each weekday, "Here and Now" combines the best in news journalism with intelligent, broad-ranging conversation to form a fast-paced program that updates the news from the morning and adds important conversations on public policy and foreign affairs, science and technology, and the arts: film, theater, music, food and more. The guest roster boasts such notables as Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Halberstam, professor Anita Hill, actor and director John Malkovich, authors Isabel Allende, Jonathan Safron Foer, Marilyn Robinson, "The Wall Street Journal's" John Harwood, jazzman Sonny Rollins and actress Jane Fonda.
Enlighten your middays with the dynamic Robin Young and "Here and Now."
Robin Young brings over 25 years of eclectic broadcast experience to her role as host of "Here and Now." She is a Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker and has been a correspondent for the Discovery Channel, CBS and ABC, and for several years was substitute host and correspondent for the "Today" show on NBC.
Young may be best known to the Boston audience for her part in launching the popular "Evening Magazine" on WBZ-TV in the mid-'70s, and for her television profiles on WNEV-TV in the mid-'80s. For the past decade, she's also been producing and directing documentaries.