Brian Lehrer

Broadcast Artist from United States of America

Brian Lehrer Brian Lehrer (born October 5, 1952) is a radio talk show host on New York City's public radio station WNYC. His daily two-hour 2007 Peabody Award-winning program, The Brian Lehrer Show, features interviews with newsmakers and experts about current events and social issues. Lehrer was formerly an anchor and reporter for NBC Radio Networks, and has been in broadcast journalism for more than 20 years. Lehrer also hosts a weekly tech- and web-oriented television show, BrianLehrer.TV on CUNY TV. Lehrer obtained B.A. degrees in Music and Mass Communications from the State University of New York at Albany. While a student there, he hosted a radio program on the college radio station WSUA which has become WCDB Albany. He holds a Master of Public Health degree from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and a masters degree in Journalism from Ohio State University. Lehrer resides in Inwood, Manhattan with his wife and two sons. Lehrer has been hosting his show, originally called On The Line, since its inception in 1989. The format is interviews with newsmakers, combined with listener phone calls. Newsmakers are local, national and international, often authors on book tours,  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Date of birth
Place of birth
Kansas City
United States of America


Institution From To
Ohio State University
Columbia University
University at Albany, The State University of New York

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