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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.

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.

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.

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. 

Screening of Blockburger Productions’ “Sounding the Alarm” on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 5PM ET at the Starr Center Focuses on the Growing Impact of Autism

Autism Speaks and Massachusetts General Hospital’s Lurie Center for Autism will host the premiere screening of “Sounding the Alarm”

January 06, 2014

November 12, 2013

Date: November 12, 2013

Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright and their daughter Katie Wright appeared on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports to discuss Autism Speaks to Washington. Autism Speaks' first-ever national policy and action summit takes place November 12 through 14.

Watch a livestream of the summit beginning at 9 a.m. ET on November 13 here.

Watch the interview with Andrea Mitchell below.