October 26, 2017 –
Feliks Banel, producer host and historian for KIRO Radio, and of the most engaging speakers when it comes to local history, will present the best of his KIRO broadcasts and incredible stories about Queen Anne.
You will be delighted by Banel’s engaging style and humorous anecdotes about local history. His work as a writer, producer, reporter, historian and communications consultant reflects a deep and lifelong interest in the people, history, arts, culture, climate and "regional mythology" of the Pacific Northwest--as well as the power of mass culture in creating, building and strengthening communities and forging regional identity.
Banel's recent efforts include: Producer, host and historian for KIRO Radio. Strategic communications consultant and video producer for public agencies, business and non-profit organizations. Creator, producer and host of "This NOT Just In" history series for KUOW Public Radio. Producer of Emmy-nominated videos for PBS affiliate KCTS 9 and The Seattle Channel. Lecturer for the Communication Leadership MA Program at the University of Washington Department of Communication. Producer and director of Seattle Radio Theatre's annual series of live radio programs at Town Hall Seattle. Heritage consultant for the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) and the Northwest Hall of Radio History at Washington State University.