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Jay Allison is an independent journalist and leader in public broadcasting. He produces The Moth Radio Hour and has created dozens of documentary programs and series. Over the past 35 years, he has been a frequent contributor to NPR news programs and This American Life, and is is a six-time Peabody Award winner. He hosted and produced This I Believe on NPR and co-edited the bestselling companion books. He is founder of the public media websites, and the Public Radio Exchange (, and of WCAI, the public radio station on Cape Cod where Allison lives with his family.
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Welcome Weekend Schedule of Events

 Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 2pm
University Convocation, Murphy Center
President's Picnic will follow.

The Distinguished Lecture Committee has invited Jay to address our students as our 15th Summer Reading keynote speaker.
This event will kick off of the new school year and all MTSU students, parents, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to attend.

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