Al Roker will speak about his career as an author, weatherman and television personality at 3 p.m., Saturday Oct. 10 in the Griffin Concert Hall in the University Center for the Arts, 1400 Remington St.
Roker will also discuss his most recent book, The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America’s Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900. The Great Gulf Hurricane has come to be known as the deadliest natural disaster in American history.
Roker, a 13-time Emmy Award winner, helps 32 million Americans wake up every weekday as a co-host of NBC’s Today Show. He has reported live for some of America’s worst storms and natural disasters. Throughout his time hosting Wake Up With Al on the Weather Channel, Roker has become “America’s Most Trusted Weatherman.” He is the CEO of Al Roker Entertainment, Inc., a multimedia and production company developing network series across multiple distribution platforms such as MSNBC, PBS and CNBC.
Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $17 and available at Old Firehouse Books, 232 Walnut St., in Old Town Fort Collins. Purchase a copy of The Storm of the Century at Old Firehouse to receive two tickets. A book signing and sale will follow Roker’s presentation.
Friends of the Morgan Library and the Poudre River Friends of the Library are sponsoring this event as part of their ongoing Evening with an Author Series, with additional support from the Hilton Fort Collins, KUNC 91.5, and Old Firehouse Books.
Find more information about the event at the Morgan Library website.