We are thrilled to announce a captivating addition to the Southwest Word Fiesta 2023: the esteemed Keynote Speaker, John Burnett, former NPR Correspondent. Mark your calendars for October 28th, 2023, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, as John Burnett takes the stage at the Murray Hotel in Silver City, New Mexico, to present “A Reporter’s Notebook: Forty Years of Looking For Hope in a Cynical World.”
John Burnett’s decades of journalistic experience have enabled him to witness the world’s complexities and share stories that resonate deeply with people across the globe. With his insightful perspectives and powerful narratives, he has helped audiences see beyond cynicism and discover the rays of hope that persist even in challenging times.
Throughout his illustrious career, John Burnett has covered a multitude of topics, uncovering stories that touch the heart and soul of humanity. Many of his remarkable reports are archived on National Public Radio’s website, showcasing his dedication to shedding light on both the struggles and triumphs that shape our world.