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WBUR speaker requests
WBUR's award-winning journalists often participate in community events, moderate panels and conduct public speaking engagements. If you are interested in submitting a request for a WBUR host or reporter to participate in your event, please include the following information:
- Your name and contact info
- Top three Talent choices (please list WBUR hosts and reporters in order of preference)
- Event date and location, plus any additional background on the event and/or benefiting organization
- Required role of Talent (itinerary if available)
- Expected number of attendees
- Admission price and honorarium, if any
Submit your request via email to Amy Macdonald, Director of Community Engagement, at firstname.lastname@example.org and please allow two weeks for response.
Write us or visit us
890 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
WBUR is located at 890 Commonwealth Ave., but the entrance to the building is on St. Paul Street. Walk a few yards along St. Paul and you'll see a sign for the entrance. We're on the third floor.
By MBTA Public Transportation:
Boston University is easily accessible by public transportation. The "B" branch of the MBTA Green Line passes through the campus along Commonwealth Avenue. Once on the Green Line, WBUR is located at 890 Commonwealth Ave. at the corner of St. Paul St. The T stop is St. Paul.
By Red Line:
Take the Red Line train to the Park Street station and transfer to the Green B Line train. Take the B line to the St. Paul stop.
By Blue Line:
Take the Blue Line train to the Government Center station and transfer to the Green B Line train. Take the B line to the St. Paul stop. Note: During the closure of the Government Center station, the MBTA recommends taking the Blue Line to State, then transferring to the Orange Line toward Oak Grove (northbound). Customers should then transfer at Haymarket for Green Line connections.
By Orange Line:
Take the Orange Line train to the Downtown Crossing station. Follow the underground concourse to the Green B Line train. Take the B line to St. Paul.
By Green Line:
From Lechmere, Science Park, North Station or Haymarket, take any train to the Government Center station and transfer to the Green B Line train. (Note: The Government Station is currently closed for renovation; transfers will take place at Haymarket instead.) From the suburban C or D lines take any train inbound to the Kenmore Square station, change to the outbound platform and board the B train. From the E line, take any train inbound to the Copley Square station, change to the outbound platform and board the B train.
By car from the west:
Take Storrow Drive to the Brookline/Boston University exit, which is marked only with a small sign. From the exit ramp, turn right onto Commonwealth Avenue and immediately move to the middle lane to avoid going over the BU bridge. WBUR is located on the opposite (eastbound) side of Comm. Ave., at the corner of St. Paul Street. Metered street parking is available on both sides of Comm. Ave., and the garage at Agganis Arena is often available for guests (paid parking).
Or: Take Commonwealth Avenue eastbound to St. Paul Street. Or: Take the Mass Pike to Allston/Brighton; stay left at the tolls and follow the ramp onto Cambridge Street. Turn left on Harvard Street, then left again on Brighton Avenue. At Packard's Corner, Brighton Avenue merges into Commonwealth Avenue. Continue straight on Comm. Ave. to St. Paul.
By car from the east:
Take Commonwealth Avenue to St. Paul Street. Or take Storrow Drive to Kenmore Square, then turn right onto Commonwealth Avenue. Or take the Mass Pike to Allston/Brighton; stay left at the tolls and follow the ramp onto Cambridge Street. Turn left on Harvard Street, then left again on Brighton Avenue. At Packard's Corner, Brighton Avenue merges into Commonwealth Avenue. Continue straight on Comm. Ave. to St. Paul.
By car from the north or south:
Take 1-93 to either Storrow Drive or the Mass Pike and then follow directions from the east.
NOTE if you're using Google Maps:
WBUR is located right on the Boston/Brookline line. Although 890 Comm. Ave. is located on the Boston side, you may need to enter "890 Commonwealth Ave., Brookline," in order to keep Google from getting confused. As long as it takes you to the block between St. Paul and Amory Streets, you're headed in the right direction.
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