Organization: Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy
Title: Knight Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy
Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.
First paying job: Midnight shift waitress in a diner, near the disco with 5 a.m. closing time.
To unwind I: Go to the mountains
Favorite book, TV show or movie: Movie: Local Hero
What music I am listening to: Old: Beck ; Older: Talking Heads; Oldest: John Lennon, Louis Jordan or Jobim.