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Celeste Headlee has mastered the fundamental principles of having a ‘good’ conversation. One thing she likes to say is: A good conversation is like a game of catch. She believes we are losing the art of conversation because of our increasing dependency on email and text. In this interview, Celeste will reignite your passion for conversion while showing you how to apply it to your personal relationships and business for increased success.
Celeste is an award-winning journalist who hosts GPB Radio’s “On Second Thought,” weekdays from 9 – 10 a.m. She has appeared on NPR, PBS World, CNN, BBC and other networks and began working as a public radio journalist in 1999. She was formerly a host at National Public Radio, anchoring shows like “Tell Me More,” “Talk of the Nation,” “All Things Considered” and “Weekend Edition.” Until September of 2012, Celeste was the co-host of the national morning news show, “The Takeaway” from PRI and WNYC.
In 2014, she narrated the documentary “Packard: The Last Shift” for the Detroit Free Press. Headlee has won numerous awards for reporting from the Associated Press. She was selected twice to be a Getty/Annenberg Journalism Fellow and was selected as a fellow with the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources. She was also among the first fellows in Reporting on Native Stories for National Native News. For many years, she was a mentor and managing editor for NPR’s Next Generation Radio Project, training young reporters and editors in broadcasting.
Celeste holds multiple degrees in music, she graduated from the Idyllwild Arts Academy in 1987 and is a classically trained soprano opera singer who performs recitals around the nation.She appears on the album “Classically Blue” from gospel artist Lea Gilmore. She’s the granddaughter of composer William Grant Still.