Program Details

Finding Humor in the News

Instructor
Frank Cerabino
Category
Current Events
SUM09301
Video Catch-up
Available

Course Description

The Palm Beach Post columnist talks about his continuing quest to find humor in the news over the past 29 years. Cerabino reprises some of his favorite columns and takes the audience behind the scenes for a look at his search and process for exploring the funny side of life.

About the Instructor

  • Frank Cerabino grew up on Long Island, NY, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He spent five years in the Navy, reaching the rank of lieutenant and serving as a public affairs officer aboard an aircraft carrier. After leaving the Navy, he received a master's degree in journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He worked at the City News Bureau of Chicago before leaving the wire service to take a job with the Miami Herald in 1984. For the next five years, Cerabino covered the police, government, legal, and education beats for the Herald. He eventually became the newspaper's federal court reporter in Miami. Cerabino joined the Palm Beach Post in 1989 and started writing columns for the newspaper during the William Kennedy Smith trial. In 1992, he became a full-time local news columnist and now writes four columns a week.

Upcoming programs presented by Frank Cerabino.

TypeNumberInstructorCourse TitleAdd to Cart
8wk F481 Frank Cerabino News of the Week
Thus., October 7, 14; 21, 28, November 4, 18; December 2, 9: 10:00 am - 11:30 am