Host, The Leonard Lopate Show New York City, USA

Leonard Lopate

As host of the celebrated Leonard Lopate Show, Leonard has interviewed writers, actors, political figures including ex-presidents and a future president, economists, scientists, chefs, comedians, dancers, historians, movie stars, filmmakers, and do-it-yourself experts. Thirty-eight of his guests have been Nobel Prize winners, and the program itself has been honored with numerous awards, including a Peabody, three Associated Press Awards for Best Interview, and three James Beard Awards for Best Shows on Food. In addition to his work with New York Public Radio, Leonard has made frequent appearances as an interviewer and moderator at major venues throughout the New York Metropolitan area.