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New Co-host Elisa Jaffe Joins 'Well READ' on KCTS 9

June 10, 2016
KCTS 9 was delighted to learn that award-winning journalist Elisa Jaffe will be joining the literary talk show Well READ as co-host. Here in the Northwest, Jaffe is well known among TV viewers and radio listeners for her work on Good Morning America, National Public Radio, and KOMO TV. Over the years, she has interviewed Presidents Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter, celebrities such as Rob Lowe and Ellen DeGeneres, as well as rock stars, politicians, and best-selling authors. Her reporting has earned her an Edward R. Murrow Award as well as multiple Emmys. 
At Well READ, Jaffe will join co-host Mary Ann Gwinn, the Pulitzer Prize winning Seattle Times book editor and former vice president of the National Book Critics Circle.  
Well READ is a weekly interview program featuring conversations with authors in all genres, discussing new books, careers, and the process of writing. “A series for the serious reader,” Well READ includes one-on-one interviews with today’s most interesting and engaging authors, as well as weekly book recommendations.
New episodes of Well READ will air on KCTS 9 on Sundays at 12:30 p.m. starting July 3. This season features interviews with literary superstars including Louise Erdrich, Richard Russo, and Chris Cleave. This year, Well READ is also introducing book clubs and a new program for teachers; to learn more, visit
New co-host Elisa Jaffe (right) joins Mary Ann Gwinn on Well READ, airing on KCTS 9 this summer.



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