Variety and Rolling Stone return pinch their Truth Seekers Summit presented by SHOWTIME® connected Aug. 2 successful New York City, which will characteristic specified headlining names arsenic Rachel Maddow, Roy Wood, Jr., Dawn Porter and Liz Garbus.
Maddow, big of nan Emmy Award-winning “The Rachel Maddow Show” connected MSNBC will beryllium honored pinch nan 2023 Variety and Rolling Stone Truth Seekers Award, recognizing her extended accomplishments successful journalism, followed by a Q&A astir her acquisition successful nan news industry. “The Rachel Maddow Show” has won 3 Emmy Awards, and Maddow individually has received 7 Emmy nominations honoring her in-depth and thorough return connected nan biggest stories of nan time and week. Maddow has besides written, produced and hosted 3 original podcasts for MSNBC – “Rachel Maddow Presents: Bag Man,” which won a DuPont Columbia Award and was nominated for a Peabody Award successful 2020; “Rachel Maddow Presents: Ultra,” which received nan first-ever Hillman Prize for Broadcast Journalism for a podcast successful 2023; and astir precocious nan six-episode bid “Rachel Maddow Presents: Deja News,” which debuts June 12, 2023.
Wood, Jr., analogous and impermanent big connected “The Daily Show,” will participate successful a Keynote Conversation astir his attack to engaging audiences pinch candor and a comedic outlook connected existent events and culture.
Porter will speak astir her filmmaking experiences connected nan Showtime documentary bid Supreme (working title), which explores nan history of nan Supreme Court’s justices and awesome decisions.
Garbus will subordinate a sheet chat exploring imaginative trends successful documentary filmmaking pinch Dan Cogan, Sam Pollard and Lisa Cortes.
Noah Shachtman, editor-in-chief of Rolling Stone, will mean a Washington governmental roundtable featuring Laura Barrón-López, Washington Correspondent, PBS NewsHour; Mary Bruce, Chief Washington Correspondent, ABC News; Mehdi Hasan, Host, “The Mehdi Hasan Show” and Political Analyst, MSNBC; and Robert Costa, Chief Campaign and Election Correspondent, CBS News.
Additional programming for nan acme will beryllium announced successful coming weeks.
Corresponding pinch nan Truth Seekers Summit, Variety and Rolling Stone will partner to create a typical integer characteristic that expands connected nan truth seekers taxable pinch stories, some original and archival, that show nan brands’ decades-long dedication to nan truth.
Registration for nan unrecorded watercourse is free but required for access. Register here: variety.com/truthseekers.