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An Evening With Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal

An Evening With Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal

Navy pilot. Pentagon staff officer. Foreign service member. A 34-year-old public radio intern. Marketplace host. These are a few of the jobs Kai Ryssdal has had over his career. He'll talk about his journey, what makes Marketplace so popular, the economy and more at WFAE's online event.

Proceeds will benefit WFAE's local news, Charlotte Talks, podcasts and other projects. Event options include dinner for two or a gift box of food, wine and beer for 10. Either choice will be delivered to your home. A portion of your ticket purchase will be tax-deductible.

About Kai Ryssdal

Five things you may not know about Kai:

1. Interviewed President Obama in an equipment shed at a solar farm in Nevada.
2. Finishes writing the open about 10 minutes before Marketplace goes on the air.
3. Flew surveillance planes from an aircraft carrier.
4. Posted in Ottawa and Beijing as a member of the foreign service.
5. Say 'yes' when you're trying to get your foot in the door or starting over in a new career.

What is Marketplace?

It's a business program that makes sense of the economy for everyone. No economics degree or finance background required.

Don't miss your chance to hear Kai's stories and thoughts about the economy.

Presenting Sponsor
Bank of America

Supporting Sponsor
Northeastern University Charlotte

Additional support provided by:

  • GreerWalker CPAs & Advisors
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Lowe's Home Improvement
  • U.S. Bank
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM on Thu, 15 Apr 2021

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