"Should You Believe What You See on the TV News?" Baker Institute Happy Hour with Robert Bazell

If you’ve ever watched NBC News or the Today show, you’ve probably seen award-winning science correspondent Robert Bazell. Now a professor at Yale University and a Baker Institute fellow, Bazell will be the featured speaker at the Associate Roundtable’s first event of the year. Join us as Bazell — who was one of the first reporters to cover the emerging AIDS epidemic in the early 1980s and won two Emmys for his reports on the human brain — discusses the successes and failures of TV news and takes your questions. Don’t miss out on a behind-the-scenes look at TV journalism from one of the most respected science reporters in the business. The buffet tables will be loaded with Tex-Mex food, and your first round of drinks is on us!

Click here to register for the event. Free for Associate Roundtable members; $10 for nonmembers. We encourage you to invite friends, friends of friends, or any young professionals who might have an interest in joining the Baker Institute Associate Roundtable. Attendees must be over 21.

Robert Bazell is the nonresident fellow in science and technology policy at the Baker Institute, as well as an adjunct professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at Yale University. He was previously the chief science and health correspondent at NBC News. He worked at NBC for more than three decades, and his reports appeared on “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams,” “Today” and “Dateline NBC.” Bazell has received hundreds of awards for his reports, including five Emmys. Read his full bio.

Since 2005, the Associate Roundtable has been the leading membership group for young professionals and rising leaders up to age 45 in the Houston area. A companion to the Roundtable, the Associate Roundtable provides members with a truly unique networking opportunity with policy leaders. Cody Sutton, Molly Ward and Wesley Ward serve as Associate Roundtable chairs. Click here for more information about the Associate Roundtable, or contact development coordinator Jessalyn Giacona at 713.348.5624 or jg45@rice.edu.




Group(s): Baker Institute


Thu, Feb. 6, 2014
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


Upstairs at El Real Tex-Mex
1201 Westheimer
Houston, Texas 77006