WUSF's Listen Up Luncheon with Ari Shapiro - WUSF Public Media | Tampa NPR, Local News Coverage

Join us for a virtual event to benefit WUSF Public Media featuring
Ari Shapiro, host of NPR’s award-winning All Things Considered. Mr. Shapiro will lead a post-election discussion with NPR journalists,
Scott Detrow and Ayesha Rascoe.

Shapiro has reported from above the Arctic Circle and aboard Air Force One.
He has covered wars in Iraq, Ukraine, and Israel.  In addition, he’s a singer and makes
frequent guest appearances with the “little Orchestra” Pink Martini.

Monday, November 16, 2020
12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Virtual Event – from the comfort of your home
$100 per household

Scott Detrow is a political correspondent for NPR. He covered the 2020 presidential campaign and co-hosts the NPR Politics Podcast. Detrow joined NPR in 2015. He reported on the 2016 presidential election, then worked for two years as a congressional correspondent before shifting his focus back to the campaign trail. He also covered energy policy for NPR’s StateImpact project, where his reports on Pennsylvania’s hydraulic fracturing boom won a DuPont-Columbia Silver Baton and national Edward R. Murrow Award in 2013.

Ayesha Rascoe serves as White House reporter for NPR, a post that includes daily coverage from the nation’s capital, as well as President Trump’s foreign trips, such as the 2019 summit with North Korean leader Kim John Un in Vietnam, as well as the Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2018. She graduated from Howard University.

LISTEN UP LIVESTREAM is made possible by:

Table Sponsors:

Mira Akins & Valda Kaye         Mary Braxton-Joseph
Terry Brackett                           Huisking Family Fund of CFSC
Ellen Hanson                             Sarah & Paul Karon
Julie Scales                                 Elizabeth Moore
Joan & George Lange               Mark Sena & Linda Saul-Sena

Creative Sponsor:  Sheri & Gerry Lublin

Individual Sponsorship Packages

Presenting Sponsor – $10,000

As the Presenting Sponsor, you and your friends will take a front row seat with the opportunity to order a special meal and gather together prior to the program. Following the presentation, you and a guest are invited to a virtual Meet & Greet with Ari Shapiro where you can ask questions and hear more from Ari himself.

As our gratitude for your support, your name will appear as “Presented by” every time the
Listen Up Livestream is mentioned on-air, in print, or on social media. Also enjoy your choice of a WUSF Representative to join your Virtual Table for a dynamic discussion prior to the event.

  • 10 (ten) tickets for Virtual Sponsorship Table to meet with your guests prior to the presentation
  • You and one guest can have an opportunity to join Ari Shapiro at a virtual meet and greet following the program
  • Opportunity to order a special meal for you and your guests at cost
  • 15 second introduction (Pre-recorded Video) opportunity during the Livestream
  • Opportunity to choose a WUSF Representative to join you at your Virtual Table for a lively discussion
  • 100% Tax Deductible

Table Sponsor – $1,500

  • 10 (ten) tickets for Virtual Sponsorship Table to meet with your guests
  • Opportunity to order a special meal for you and your guests at cost
  • You have an opportunity to join Ari Shapiro at a virtual meet and greet following the program
  • Name recognition in opening remarks
  • Name recognition on WUSF.org digital promotion including website, eNewsletter and social media.
  • Name recognition on video/slideshow
  • A WUSF Representative will join you at your Virtual Table for a dynamic discussion
  • 100% Tax Deductible

For more information on Sponsorship Packages or the event, please contact Kerri Lane at kerrilane@wusf.org or 813-695-4339.

Corporate Sponsorship Packages