Centurion Welcomes Veteran Journalist Bill O’Reilly As Closing Speaker for 2017 ShowNovember 30, 2016 (0 comments)
Scottsdale, AZ--Bill O’Reilly will be Centurion’s closing speaker on Tuesday night, January 31, 2017.
“We are delighted to have Bill O’Reilly on the Centurion stage,” said Howard Hauben, Centurion president. “Bill is a veteran journalist who is known for his news analysis with investigative reporting. He’s known for taking on our country, our politicians, and our celebrities.”
O’Reilly replaces Al Pacino, previously scheduled, who will be appearing on Broadway during that time.
About Bill O’Reilly: A journalist for more than 40 years, Bill O’Reilly has now risen to the top of his profession. Monday through Friday on the Fox News Channel, The O’Reilly Factor causes the powerful in America to duck for cover as the rigidly enforced “No Spin Zone” deals with the nation’s most important issues in a straightforward and provocative manner. Blending news analysis with investigative reporting, The Factor has gained international prominence as well—it is now seen in more than 100 countries.
With a robust list of New York Times Bestsellers including these notable titles: The O’Reilly Factor, The No Spin Zone, Who's Looking Out for You, Culture Warrior, A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity, Pinheads and Patriots, Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, Killing Jesus, Killing Patton, and Killing Reagan - as well as over 5 million copies of his books in print - Bill O’Reilly continues to be a highly sought-after author with his latest book Killing The Rising Sun.
Raised in a working class family in the huge housing subdivision of Levittown, New York, Bill O’Reilly has stayed close to his roots. He still lives on Long Island and his best friends are neighborhood guys. But education sparked O’Reilly's career. He graduated with a degree in history from Marist College, with a Master's Degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University, and attained another Master's in Public Administration from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
Bill O’Reilly has won three Emmy Awards for Excellence in reporting. He was awarded two National Headliner Awards while working as a national correspondent for ABC News, and was honored by The National Academy of Arts and Sciences for his reporting and analysis on and after September 11th, 2001.