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Guy Raz          

Co-Creator & Host of NPR's TED Radio Hour & How I Built This

Guy Raz is a radio host at National Public Radio. He is the co-creator of two popular NPR programs including the TED Radio Hour and How I Built This--a show about entrepreneurs.

He was the youngest overseas-based bureau chief for NPR, first in Berlin, then London and the Pentagon. He also served as CNN's correspondent in Jerusalem from 2004–2006. He has received several awards for his reporting including the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Daniel Schorr Prize. Raz is a graduate of Brandeis University. He received his masters degree in history from Cambridge University in the UK.

Raz covered the conflicts in Kosovo, Macedonia, Afghanistan, and Iraq. He has reported from more than 50 countries. Raz is also the creator of NPR’s popular segment "Three Minute Fiction." Raz hosted NPR's weekend afternoon news program "Weekend All Things Considered" from 2009 to 2012.


Speech Topics

How Creativity Works

A talk that digs deep into the science of creativity

Lessons from the Greatest Entrepreneurs in the World

A talk based on lessons learned from interviewing hundreds of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world.

Fatherhood in the Modern Age

A talk about what it means to be a father today and why dads are fighting to play a greater role in the lives of their children.

So You've Just Graduated College. Now What?

A talk about the difficult choices we face as we enter early adulthood and a new life without a safety net.

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