NPR chief to speak in Woody Creek next week |

NPR chief to speak in Woody Creek next week

Aspen Public Radio will bring NPR’s new CEO and President Jarl Mohn to the Woody Creek Community Center next Monday from 5:30-7 p.m.

Mohn will sit down with Aspen Public Radio Executive Director Carolyne Heldman to discuss his vision for NPR, public radio and the media at large. The discussion is scheduled for 6 p.m. and will last an hour, including time for audience questions.

The event is open to the public. Tickets are $35 and available at, or 970-920-9000. Wine, beer and appetizers from the Avalanche Cheese Co. will be served.

Mohn created E! Entertainment Television and served as its president and CEO for nearly a decade. He is the former executive vice president and general manager of MTV and VH1. He is also the founding president and CEO of Liberty Digital, a public company that invested in cable networks and Internet online businesses. Most recently, he served as a corporate director and advisor to a number of media companies.

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