Christopher Blank, The Institute’s Senior Producer, is News Director at WKNO-FM and a contributor to NPR. Before public radio, he worked for The Commercial Appeal, the St. Petersburg Times and was a special publications editor for Florida Trend magazine. In addition to numerous awards for reporting, he is an Annenberg-Getty Arts Journalism Fellow, a two-time NEA Arts Journalism Fellow, and a recipient of the Germantown Arts Alliance’s Arts and Humanities Medal. In his spare time, he produces the annual Tennessee Williams Tribute, a theater festival, in Columbus, Miss.
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