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VPR’s Jane Lindholm Shares Stories from Her Radio Career

Manchester ~ VPR host Jane Lindholm will share stories and discuss her career in radio in a talk at First Congregational Church in Manchester on November 6 at 7:00 pm. Her talk, Let Me Ask You This,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.

Longtime host of VPR’s Vermont Edition, Lindholm will share some of her favorite interviews and behind-the-scenes moments from her career in public radio.

Lindholm is the award-winning host of VPR’s Vermont Edition and host/creator of But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids. She joined VPR in 2007 as Vermont Edition‘s first full-time host. In 2016 she started But Why, which takes questions from kids all over the world. Before returning to her native Vermont, Jane was director of the national business program Marketplace. She began her journalism career at NPR, working on Radio Expeditions, Talk of the Nation and Weekend Edition Saturday.

About First Wednesdays

The Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays series is held on the first Wednesday of every month from October through May in nine communities statewide, featuring speakers of national and regional renown. Talks in Manchester are held at First Congregational Church (unless otherwise noted) and are hosted by Manchester Community Library. All First Wednesdays talks are free and open to the public. See the full schedule of Manchester First Wednesdays talks. and

The statewide underwriter for the First Wednesdays 2019-2020 series is the Institute of Museum & Library Services through the Vermont Department of Libraries.

“Let Me Ask You This” is underwritten by Burr & Burton Academy.

Manchester Community Library is sponsored by Mystic Café and Wine Bar, Spring & Harbor Boutique, and Union Underground.

For more information, contact Manchester Community Library at 802.362.2607 or the Vermont Humanities Council at 802.262.2626 or , or visit www.vermonthumanities.org.

About Vermont Humanities

Vermont Humanities seeks to engage all Vermonters in the world of ideas, foster a culture of thoughtfulness, and inspire a lifelong love of reading and learning.