Brian Lamb Biography, Age, Wife, Net Worth, C Span, Interviews, Booknotes, Q and A And Purdue University Brian Lamb School Of Communication

Brian Lamb Biography

Brian Patrick Lamb famously known as Brian Lamb is an American journalist and the retired CEO of C-SPAN. He was born on October 9th, 1941 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA.

He lives with his wife, Victoria in Arlington, Virginia. He lived mostly in Washington, DC. The two were married in 2005 and they met in St Mary’s Cathedral and dated since the 1970’s. They restarted their relationship in 1998. He was an entertainer and he spent time as a disc jockey and as a drummer in many local bands.

He showed interest in TV and Radio very early and he landed his first radio job working for WASK(AM) when he was just 17. During his years in college, he was the cordinator of Dance Date, which was similar to Dick Clark’s ABC series, American Bandstand. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Speech in 1963.

Brian Lamb Age

He was born on October 9th, 1941 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is 77 years old as of 2018.

Brian Lamb Wife

He lives with his wife, Victoria in Arlington, Virginia. The two were married in 2005 and they met in St Mary’s Cathedral and dated since the 1970’s. They restarted their relationship in 1998.

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Brian Lamb Net Worth

He has a net worth of 1.1 MILLION.

Brian Lamb C Span

In 1977, Lamb started a non profit TV network that would broadcast official proceedings of Congress. His idea was approved in Dec 1977 and CSPAN( Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network) was created. At its launch, it had an annual budget of US$ 450, 000. They made their first broadcast on March 19th, 1979.

By 2010, CSPAN has reached over 100 million households and it had employed 275 people in Washington DC and its archives in West Lafayette. As of 2011, CSPAN has 3 networks, CSPAN, CSPAN2 and CSPAN3. Lamb retired from being the CEO of the network and now he is the executive chairman of its board of directors. He handed over the control to Rob Kennedy and Susan Swain.

Brian Lamb Interviews

On CSPAN, Lamb hosted Washington Journal, Booknotes and he is still hosting Q and and he is known for his distincive interview style. According to The Advocate, his style of interviewing is Spartan.

Brian Lamb Booknotes

He has conducted over 801 editions of booknotes which is a weekly program focusing on nonfictional books. He did his first Booknotes interview back in April 2nd, 1989 and it was a podcast. The final program aired on December 4th, 2004. The program’s format was described in its tagline, “One author, one book, one hour”, and Lamb has stated that he spent an average of 20 hours reading and preparing for each interview, though by some counts he spoke for less than five minutes over the course of each program.

Lamb has published books on Booknotes Interviews. The books focus on writing, biographies of figures from American history, American History stories, American Character and the life of Abraham Lincoln. After Booknotes ended, Lamb began hosting a new program titled Q&A, featuring interviews with notable figures from politics, technology, education, and media, as well as authors.

He also continued to host Washington Journal, C-SPAN’s morning call-in program, until 2008. In 2011, Lamb donated his collection of books from the Booknotes series, many containing his personal marginalia, to the rare books collection of George Mason University to create an academic archive.

Brian Lamb Q&A| Q And A Brian Lamb

Q&A is an American TV series on the CSPAN Network. Each Q&A episode is a one-hour formal face-to-face interview with a notable person, hosted by Brian Lamb. Guests on the show include journalists, politicians, authors, doctors and other public figures.

CSPAN’s criteria for guests is that they have a personal story and can teach the viewer something. Q&A airs on Sunday nightsat 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Eastern Time, and the CSPAN website features videos and transcripts of all past interviews.

Brian Lamb School Of Communication| Purdue University Brian Lamb School Of Communication

The Lamb School is a vibrant community of scholars, undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, community partners, friends, and supporters. It is the academic home to more than 550 undergraduate majors and 75 graduate students.

The undergraduate program has five majors including:

  • General Communication
  • Corporate Communication
  • Human Relations
  • Mass Communication
  • Public Relations and Strategic Communication

The graduate program is organized into five instructional units including:

  • Health Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Media Technology and Society
  • Organizational Communication
  • Public Relations

The current students have numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary and intercultural study. The former students traverse the world and include olympians, a Pulitzer Prize winner, legislators, CEOs, community organizers, famous authors, filmmakers, attorneys, professors, government researchers, and more. The faculty includes award-winning teachers and scholars, media professionals, the director of CSPAN’s Video Archives, and a former United States Ambassador.

The mission is to further Brian Lamb’s legacy by embracing the values of openness and innovation in communication, while continuing to build upon our tradition of excellence in communication scholarship, education, leadership, and engagement. In the teachings, research, and engagement with the community the school values excellence, integrity, collegiality, innovation, entrepreneurship, public service, diversity, and global citizenship. There are numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary and intercultural study.

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Brian Lamb Fifth Third Bank| Brian Lamb Fifth Third

Brian Lamb Named Chief Corporate Responsibility and Reputation Officer at Fifth Third Bancorp


Published on; Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:00 pm EDT

Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) announced today that Brian Lamb has been named its chief corporate responsibility and reputation officer. He will report to Teresa Tanner, chief administrative officer.

Lamb most recently served as regional president for the Bank’s North Florida region, based in Tampa. In a newly created role, Lamb will be accountable for the comprehensive strategic framework of the Bank’s civic commitments and reputation management. He will oversee multiple areas, including Community Economic Development, the Bank’s Community Development Corporation (CDC), Corporate Communications, Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics.

Lamb joined Fifth Third in 2006 as chief financial officer of the Tampa Bay region. Before being named regional president, Lamb served as the head of Business Banking for that market.

“We are thrilled to name a leader with Brian’s experience and track record to this newly created and key position at Fifth Third,” Tanner said. “He brings a high degree of personal passion in serving and collaborating with the community. Brian is an outstanding banker who has produced stellar results for both the Bank and the community.”

Greg D. Carmichael, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp, said, “I could not be more pleased to place Brian in this critical role. At a time when industry reputation and community commitment are paramount to our customers and stakeholders, Brian is not only a demonstrated civic leader, but also a model of personal integrity and tireless customer focus. He leads by example every day and has earned the respect of our leadership, our customers and our communities.”

“I am excited to serve Fifth Third in an entirely new capacity and lead a team dedicated to improving the lives of those in our community,” Lamb said. “The commitment of the Company to its civic and social responsibilities has never been higher, and I am looking forward to delivering strong and positive outcomes for all of our stakeholders.”

Lamb has been active in a wide variety of civic activities in Florida. He serves as chair of the University of South Florida and holds board positions on the Tampa Bay Partnership, Enterprise Florida, Florida Council of 100 and Florida Bankers Association. He has been recognized on numerous occasions, including recently receiving an honorary doctoral degree from Bethune-Cookman University. This year, he was named to the Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame.

He is a graduate both of the University of South Florida, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and the Stonier Graduate Banking School at the University of Pennsylvania.

With this change, David A. Call has been named as regional president for all of Florida. Call currently serves as regional president for South Florida and he will relocate to Tampa to lead a unified Florida region.

About Fifth Third:

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had $143 billion in assets and operates 1,191 full-service Banking Centers, including 94 Bank Mart® locations, most open seven days a week, inside select grocery stores and 2,497 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third also has an 18.3% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of September 30, 2016, had $314 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $27 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858.