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Welcome to the schedule for BBF 2016! Please note that with the exception of the following sessions (Life without Envy, The Art of Perspective, Writing with Risk, Sound Advice, and Lore), absolutely every session at the BBF is free, and no tickets or preregistration are required. Thanks, and enjoy your day!
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Tom Ashbrook

Tom Ashbrook has been the host of WBUR’s On Point since 2001. Prior to radio work, Ashbrook spent ten years in Asia, starting his journalistic career at the South China Morning Post and later becoming the foreign editor for the Boston Globe. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 1996, and during that time, he left the Globe to begin an Internet startup which eventually became homeportfolio.com. His journey in entrepreneurship is chronicled in his memoir, The Leap: A Memoir of Love and Madness in the Internet Gold Rush. In 1996, Ashbrook was awarded the Livingston Award for National Reporting.


On Point website

Boston Magazine profile of Ashbrook