CALLIE CROSSLEY BIOGRAPHY 2013 Callie Crossley is a WGBH radio and TV host. The last three years she was both Host/Moderator of “Boston Public Radio” and the Host/Executive Producer of “The Callie Crossley Show”.During the run of the shows, she conducted interviews with the likes of now Secretary of State John Kerry, musician Livingston Taylor, filmmaker Errol Morris, authors Junot Diaz and Louise Erdrich, political pundit Meghan McCain, Governor Deval Patrick, satirist Baratunde Thurston, architect Maya Lin, journalists Jonathan Alter, David Remnick, and Michele Norris, actors Anna Deavere Smith, Wayne Brady, and Rachel Dratch.In March 2013, Crossley will host a new WGBH radio program, “Under the Radar with Callie Crossley,” talking about the local small stories from online websites and community newspapers which get overlooked by big media outlets.Crossley is also a television and radio commentator for national and local programs. She is a regular contributor on National Public Radio’s The Takeaway, and Fox 25 Boston TV’s Morning Show, and she often guests on CNN’s Reliable Sources, and the PBS News Hour. Crossley appears weekly on WGBH-TV’s Beat the Press, a media criticism program which examines local and national media coverage, and Basic Black, a public affairs show focusing on current events and cultural issues concerning black communities. Ms. Crossley was a producer for Eyes On the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, the critically acclaimed documentary series, which earned her an Oscar nomination and major film and journalism awards, including a National Emmy, a Peabody, an Edward R. Murrow award, a Christopher, and an Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award (Gold Baton), considered the Pulitzer Prize of broadcast journalism.A sought after public speaker, Crossley keynotes local and national conference meetings and community forums, recently delivering the annual MLK Day lecture, and a talk at the Museum of Fine Arts; At the University of Memphis she delivered the Norm Brewer First Amendment Lecture. She is a frequent moderator for Forum events at Boston’s John F. Kennedy Library. As a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow, guests lecturing at colleges and universities about media literacy, media and politics, and the intersection of race, gender and media.A former producer for ABC News 20/20, Ms. Crossley is also Program Manager for the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University,Ms. Crossley has been awarded two Harvard Fellowships-- a Nieman Fellowship, and a Fellowship at the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. She is a graduate of Wellesley College, and holds an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Pine Manor College and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Cambridge College.In February 2013 she was named one of four Wellesley graduates to receive the Wellesley Alumnae Achievement Award, the college’s highest honor.In 2012, she was named by the Tennessee Historic Commission as one of twelve ‘distinguished’ Tennesseans s to be featured in the AT&T African-American History Calendar. The Ford Hall Forum also honored her with its highest recognition, The George Coleman Award, for extraordinary community service.In 2011, she was one of six women to receive the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts’ Leading Woman Award and one of 125 women featured in the book Boston, Inspirational Women, photographs by Bill and Kerry Brett, text by Carol Beggy.