radio host, National Public Radio
Robin Young brings over 25 years of eclectic broadcast experience to her role as host of *Here and Now*. She is both a Peabody Award winning documentary filmmaker and the past host of a cooking game show. She's been a correspondent for the Discovery Channel, CBS, ABC, and for several years was substitute host and correspondent for the *Today Show* on NBC. Robin may be best known to the Boston audience for her part in launching the popular *Evening Magazine* on WBZ-TV in the mid-70s, and for her television profiles on WNEV-TV in the mid-80's. For the past decade she's also been producing and directing documentaries, including *the Los Altos Story*, a groundbreaking look at the effect of AIDS on a Rotary Club in California, which won both the George Foster Peabody and Cable Ace awards. She's won numerous industry awards, including 5 Emmy awards for reporting, hosting, and producing.