The Jim Lehrer Roundtable

October 16, 2013

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Jim Lehrer is a respected journalist and news anchor who began his public television career at KERA during the early 1970s. Lehrer was anchor and executive producer of Newsroom, a weekday news and public affairs program that became one of the most groundbreaking and highly-praised news shows in Texas.

Jim subsequently moved to Washington D.C. and began reporting on major national news stories. Lehrer joined Robert MacNeil for PBS’s The MacNeil/Lehrer Report, which later evolved into The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. Jim has moderated 12 presidential candidate debates.


Jim Lehrer and KERA's Lee Cullum

The Jim Lehrer Roundtable honors Jim’s life-long achievements in the world of journalism and in public broadcasting.

The Jim Lehrer Roundtable Benefits:

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