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Jared Bowen

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Jared Bowen is the host of "The Culture Show," a daily radio program and podcast on 89.7 GBH. He is also the Emmy Award-winning executive arts editor at GBH, exploring the creative process through a lively mix of local and national artist profiles, performances and exhibitions. Bowen is a special correspondent for the PBS NewsHour and covers the latest happenings in the region’s theater, art, music, dance and film scenes on GBH’s "Morning Edition" and Boston Public Radio. He is also the moderator of the Boston Speakers Series at Symphony Hall, facilitating conversations with luminaries from world leaders to Oscar-winning actors. He is a member of the Boston Theater Critics Association and serves on the board of directors for the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

He has won four New England Emmy Awards and two Edward R. Murrow Awards for his arts reporting and is a recipient of the Commonwealth Award, recognizing achievement in the arts, humanities and sciences. He is an honorary fellow of the Massachusetts Historical Society and a member of the American Antiquarian Society. Bowen began his career at Dateline NBC in New York, is a graduate of Emerson College, and holds an honorary doctorate from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

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