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Chesapeake Bay Trust 2020 Speaker Series
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Capturing the Chesapeake Bay in Photos
Jay is a seasoned photographer who’s been perfecting his skill since age 14 when his dad gave Jay his old Nikon. Jay spent three years documenting all aspects of the Bay’s rapidly changing seafood industry for his first book, Working the Water. From underwater photographs of Maryland blue crabs swimming in lush beds of underwater grasses, to incredibly poignant portraits of laborers working in a oyster shucking house, and portraits of workboats leaving the dock before sunrise, Jay illustrated the full spectrum of the Chesapeake Bay’s fisheries.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Enjoying the Bounty of the Bay
Chef John Shields is the co-owner and proprietor of Gertrude’s Restaurant at the Baltimore Museum of Art. The host of PBS’s Chesapeake Bay Cooking and Coastal Cooking with John Shields, his work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Coastal Living and Southern Living. He is a frequent guest on WYPR radio, local TV, and public events. John’s newest book, The New Chesapeake Kitchen was released in 2018 documenting John’s decades of exploring and championing the Chesapeake region are presented in a volume that articulates his essential philosophy, commitment to, and love for the Chesapeake.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
How the Media Covers an Election
Terence Smith is an award-winning journalist, political reporter, foreign correspondent, editor, and television analyst over the course of a four-decade career. He worked for CBS News in Washington, reporting the cover stories for CBS Sunday Morning. He earned two Emmy’s for his work on 48 Hours, and shared the George Foster Peabody Award for general excellence given to the staff of CBS Sunday Morning. Later in his career, Mr. Smith turned to public television, founding and leading the media unit at The News Hour with Jim Lehrer. Smith is an inductee to the Society of Professional Journalists’ Hall of Fame
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Wind and Water: Sailing and Our Environment
Gary Jobson has won many of the world’s offshore races and was tactician on the winning America’s Cup yacht, Courageous with skipper Ted Turner. His career started as a sailing coach at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and later at the U.S. Naval Academy. Since then, Jobson has written 19 books, narrated/produced 1,200 television programs and films, given over 2,600 lectures, and competed in 5,600 races. He is a regular contributor to Sailing World, Cruising World, and What’s Up Annapolis magazines. In addition to these achievements, Jobson spend over 31 years with ESPN covering America’s Cup events and producing many documentaries. He has covered six Olympic Games and an America’s Cup event for NBC.