Jonathan Goldstein gave a talk and Q&A session, reflecting on his career, the practice of making radio, and his new show Heavyweight, Moderated by Cited’s Gordon Katic in partnership with CIVL 101.7FM and the Vancouver Writer’s Festival, the talk featured some of the best clips from Wiretap, and Jonathan’s new show, with commentary and discussion.
Jonathan Goldstein’s writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Reader’s Digest, The Believer and GQ. He’s a frequent contributor to This American Life, a columnist for the National Post, and was host and creator of Wiretap which ran on CBC Radio for 11 years. He’s also the author of several books, most recently the memoir, I’ll Seize the Day Tomorrow. His new Gimlet Media podcast series Heavyweight was named a top podcast of 2016 by iTunes and the #1 podcast of the year by The Atlantic. The show has also received effusive coverage from Elle, Wired, Nylon, USA Today, The Financial Times, AV Club, and The Guardian among others.
This was the third in a three-part event series to coincide with the CIVL 101.7 FM Mini-School. These events are designed to bring stories and to support community arts and culture in Abbotsford. This event was free and open to the public.
This event took place on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Halq’eméylem-speaking Stó:lō people.