Before leaving for London for his new job as NPR's Islamabad correspondent on London (Jan 20140). Ari Shapiro was most warmly greeted at SLCC being a guest-speaker within a student program (October 21, 2013). He talked about his career in the full Grand Theatre at SLCC South City Campus making even the most rigorous teachers allow the students the leave the class without losing points. The event culminated at the end of the evening when spectators of different ages asked the guest a variety of questions.
American dream and how to succeed were among the top topics. Ari Shapiro shared that his background (Middle class teacher family and highly expensive college) were crucial factors for his success. He believes that interaction with London with a learning process and he still is not aware what exactly will write from London. Several famous journalists had this position before Ari Shapiro.
Ari Shapiro is the son of database researcher Dr. Len Shapiro and university professor Dr. Elayne Shapiro. He is an artistic top American intellectual, very disciplined in culture, with brave mind oriented toward searching for solid values. He belongs probably to the young generation which will embed global values in each American social cell.
Especially for examiner.com, Ari answered that his favorite woman was his mom Elayne and favorite man – of course his husband Michael. He recognized as a gay when was teen and has a positive experience as a member of American gay society.
About Ari Shapiro:
Ari Shapiro has been NPR's White House Correspondent since 2010. His stories appear on all of NPR's newsmagazines, includingAll Things Consideredand Morning Edition, where he is also a frequent guest host.
Shapiro began reporting on the White House after five years as NPR's Justice Correspondent, covering national security and counterterrorism during one of the most tumultuous periods in the Justice Department's history. More …