Joel Rose is a National Desk reporter based at NPR's New York Bureau.

Since joining NPR in 2011, Rose has covered the political, economic, and cultural life of the nation's biggest city. He's reported on the rise of the Occupy Wall Street movement, the fall of the compact disc, and the fast-changing fortunes of New York's elected officials. He's also contributed to NPR's coverage of the Trayvon Martin shooting in Florida, and the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal in Pennsylvania.

When pressing news doesn't keep him busy, Rose likes to report on the collision of the Internet and the entertainment industries, and to profile obscure musicians who should be more famous.

Community Engagement
1:14 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Your Health Connection Takes A Look At CCRTD, Prostate Cancer Research

Jaquitta Williams and her guests on the May edition of Your Health Connection Wednesday talked about the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development and what they've been working on this year and how it may someday soon affect the life of you or your loved ones.

Our guests this month included Clark Atlanta University President Dr. Carlton Brown, CCRTD Director Dr. Shafiq Khan, Clark Atlanta University Trustee Mrs. Juanita Baranco, CCRTD Scientists Dr. Joann Powell and Dr. Kimberly Davis, and CCRTD Doctoral student Clement Boston.

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Allison Keyes is an award-winning journalist with almost 20 years of experience in print, radio, and television. She has been reporting for NPR's national desk since October 2005. Her reports can be heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition Sunday.

Jazz
11:23 am
Sat May 17, 2014

Jay Edwards Talks With Ahmad Jamal

Ahmad Jamal makes a much-anticipated return to Atlanta headlining the 2014 Jazz Festival in Piedmont Park Sunday night, May 25.  His most recent release Saturday Morning shows him to be as relevant, rhythmic and melodic as ever over the course of a career that goes back five decades.

Jamal spoke with Jay Edwards on Jazz Tones Saturday afternoon to catch up with Atlanta and talk about his upcoming Memorial Day Weekend performance.

Jay's biographical notes on Ahmad Jamal go as follows:

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Business
10:23 am
Sat May 17, 2014

CAU's Dr. Peter Molnar Talks Big Data and Career Opportunities

CAU's Peter Molnar, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Clark Atlanta University Department of Computer and Information Science, who last week was among a select group of industry leaders chosen to deliver keynote addresses at the Atlanta branch of the "Big Data Week" global conference.

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Community Engagement
6:10 am
Sat May 17, 2014

Atlanta Business League 36th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon Tue 5/21

The Atlanta Business League holds it's 36th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, May 21 at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta.  This year's honorees include

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Community Engagement
8:19 am
Fri May 16, 2014

WCLK 40th Anniversary Gala, George Benson Slideshows

Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre for our 40th Anniversary Gala Event and also the George Benson concert that took place afterwards.

Click here for a slideshow of photos taken during the Gala dinner and special intimate performance featuring Diane Reeves.  Click here for a slideshow of photos taken during the George Benson performance.

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