INSPIRING MINDS SERIES
An Evening with
Sarah Koenig & Julie Snyder
Photo Credit: Nick Caito
7:00 PM · Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Beth El Synagogue
Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder may just be the modern Woodward and Bernstein.
Instead of taking down a presidency, their investigations range from a high school murder trial to the war in Afghanistan. And rather than working in paper and ink, they’ve got a podcast. Launched in 2014, Serial became the fastest podcast to reach five million downloads in iTunes history. The first season of the podcast presented a 12-part series on one legal case, captivating an audience that downloaded the episodes more than 100 million times (and counting).
Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when Serial co-creators Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder come together to take the audience backstage in this cultural phenomenon, using some of their favorite tape to narrate personal stories about the ups and downs of creating a new form of modern storytelling.
Motivated by the epidemic that is wrongful conviction, Beth El Synagogue selected Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder as their next Inspiring Minds speakers to bring the stories they share, and the struggles they embody, closer to our Minnesota community.
Chef Paul Berglund of the Bachelor Farmer will be on hand to provide a very special VIP opportunity prior to the event.