Google+ Hangout On Air: A First Look at NewsHour Weekend

BY Beth Ponsot  September 5, 2013 at 3:50 PM EDT

On Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. EDT, PBS NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari Sreenivasan (@hari) will host a Google Plus Hangout On Air. The conversation will feature a first look at NewsHour Weekend’s signature field-reported pieces, premiering on air Sept. 7 and 8 on PBS. Hari will be joined by:

  • Jeffrey Brown (@JeffreyBrown), Chief Correspondent for Arts, Culture and Society for NewsHour
  • Megan Thompson, producer and correspondent for NewsHour Weekend, who reported from Israel with long-time NBC Tel Aviv bureau chief Martin Fletcher.

Brown’s upcoming conversation with award-winning composer and songwriter Stephen Sondheim is a retrospective of the artist’s life work. Watch that below:

  And Thompson’s upcoming pieces on the show include an in-depth look at Israel’s recent discovery of huge offshore natural gas reserves. Watch a sneak preview below:

Chime in with your thoughts and questions on the pieces in the comments below and tweet @NewsHour using #NewsHourOnAir. Join us here tomorrow for the conversation.