Tucson Festival of Books

Luke Russert



Lee Williams

Jim and Jane Peterson

Luke Orth Russert is an Emmy Award–winning journalist who was an NBC News correspondent from 2008 to 2016, primarily covering American politics. Since leaving broadcast journalism, he is the author of "Look for Me There," a travel memoir about his three-and-a-half-year journey around the world that took him to more than 65 countries. Based in Washington, D.C., he is the son of journalists Maureen Orth (Vanity Fair) and the late Tim Russert (NBC's Meet the Press).

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Awards: New York Times and Wall St Journal Bestseller


Scheduled events:
Meet Luke Russert
The son of two accomplished journalists, Luke Russert left his own successful reporting career, traveling around the world in search of answers. He will reflect on his journeys and talk about taking risks to discover one's true self. His new memoir is "Look for Me There."

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Luke Russert
Moderator: Bill Buckmaster
Been There, Reported That
Alisyn Camerota and Luke Russert have seen the world as reporters and commentators for CNN and NBC News. In this session, they will discuss the good, bad and ugly about the TV news business, and why they keep coming back for more.

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 560)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Rincon Room (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Alisyn Camerota, Luke Russert
Moderator: Jill Jorden Spitz

Book:
Look for Me There
Grieving My Father, Finding Myself
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Harper Horizon
January 2023
ISBN 9780785291817
272 pages
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