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Wright's Discuss Autism Awareness on Public TV's MetroFocus

April 17, 2014

(April 17, 2014) - Autism Speaks co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright sat down for an interview with Rafael Pi Roman, the host of MetroFocus, a weekly news magazine produced by New York public television. The Wrights discuss Autism Speaks, Light It Up Blue and offer a look at the autism documentary "Sounding the Alarm."

You can watch the segment below beginning at 9:42 into the program.

Autism Speaks Co-Founders Take to Airwaves to Heighten Awareness

April 04, 2014

Autism Speaks Co-Founders Suzanne and Bob Wright gave a series of interviews to kick off Autism Awareness Month. See video and find links below.  

Andrea Mitchell Reports - Air date April 2

The Wrights spoke with Andrea Mitchell about World Autism Awareness Day, the Light It Up Blue campaign and Autism Speaks' commitment to turning awareness into action.

Bob Wright Talks Autism Activism on Bloomberg TV's "Street Smart"

April 04, 2014

April 4 - Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright appeared on Bloomberg TV's "Street Smart" on April 3. Wright and host Alix Steel discussed the future needs of children living with autism, the importance of raising awareness, the role of the federal government and Autism Speaks's new partnership with Sesame Street, among other topics.

Co-Founder Bob Wright Appears on Bloomberg Radio's "Taking Stock"

February 28, 2014

Autism Speaks Co-Founder and former Chairman of NBC Universal Bob Wright went on Bloomberg Radio’s “Taking Stock” yesterday to discuss Autism Speaks, the Autism Speaks Aut10K program, and the upcoming Autism Investment Conference, among other topics, with Pimm Fox and Carol Massar.

In addition, Mr. Wright provided insight on current business news topics including the valuations of technology and media companies.

You can hear the interview on the Taking Stock Podcast here.

Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright Named to CNBC’s Top 100 Leaders in Business

February 25, 2014

Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright was named one of the top 100 most influencial leaders in business by CNBC.  The list, compiled by CNBC’s top editors with the help of an outside advisory board, is part of the business news network's 25th anniversary celebration.

 Wright served as Vice Chairman and Executive Officer, of the General Electric Company and also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NBC Universal, and oversaw the creation of CNBC back in 1989.