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Pulitzer Prize Winner at the Convention Center, Mar. 21

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Indiana Convention Center

Indiana Convention Center. staff photo, (c) 2012, all rights reserved.

By Lori Plummer
On behalf of the Economic Club of Indiana

Eugene Robinson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, noted author and media analyst, will be the featured luncheon speaker for The Economic Club of Indiana’s Thursday, March 21 program. The Club’s series of luncheon forums begin at noon, and take place at the Indiana Convention Center (100 South Capital Ave., Indianapolis 46225). For more information about The Club’s current season of programs, visit

Robinson is a syndicated opinion columnist with The Washington Post, a contributor to the PostPartisan blog and an MSNBC analyst. In his three-decade career with The Post, Robinson has served as city hall reporter, city editor, foreign correspondent in Buenos Aires and London, foreign editor and assistant managing editor in charge of the paper’s style section. In 2009, Robinson was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for his coverage of the 2008 Presidential election. He is the author of several books, including his most recent publication, “Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America.”

Prior to his arrival at The Washington Post in 1980, Robinson worked at the San Francisco Chronicle for four years. A graduate of the University of Michigan, he was the first black student to be named co-editor-in-chief of the school’s award-winning newspaper, The Michigan Daily. Robinson serves on the board of the International Women’s Media Foundation and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Through a partnership with WFYI Public Media — Indiana’s flagship NPR and PBS members station — The Economic Club of  Indiana’s presentations are recorded by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio for broadcast on the first Monday of each month at 1:00 pm. The programs also are available as an audio podcast on the station’s website — Production and broadcast of the Club’s presentations on WFYI Public Radio are supported in part by ProLiance Energy.

About the Economic Club

Established in 1974, The Economic Club of Indiana seeks to provide a forum for thoughtful public policy and economic issues through a series of luncheon events featuring some of the nation’s most preeminent speakers. For more information on The Economic Club of Indiana, visit the organization’s website: “like us” on Facebook or follow along on Twitter (@EconomicClubIN).