The City Club of Cleveland
Education: University of California, Berkeley, master’s degree in journalism
First Job: Paperboy
Best Advice: “Only connect.” It’s the epigraph to a novel by E. M. Forster. It’s what we’re all here to do.
Most Important Skill: Listening
Fun Fact: When he spoke at the City Club in 2015, President Obama mispronounced my name. My first name. He called me Don.
Who’d Play Me in a Biopic: Channing Tatum, obviously, or the Rock or Kate MacKinnon