Grove City College will host Charles Wiley, veteran journalist, cultural observer and representative of the media watchdog organization Accuracy In Media, at 7 p.m. Monday April 4, in Sticht Lecture Hall of the Hall of Arts and Letters on campus.
Wiley’s address –“An Old Guy’s Thoughts for Millennials” – promises to inform and entertain the campus audience. He has spoken previously at Grove City College, where he has become known as a very popular and exciting lecturer.
Wiley’s long journalism career has taken him to more than 100 countries where he’s covered 11 wars, been arrested eight times by secret police – including the KGB – and been imprisoned in a Cuban dungeon. He’s worked for NBC, UPI, New York radio station WOR and other outlets. His freelance articles and photos have been published by The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek and Time. He’s a well-known radio/TV talk-show personality and has appeared on hundreds of network and local programs.
Wiley frequently address military audiences in the U.S. and abroad, including the Naval War College, the Defense Intelligence Agency School, the Air Force school for its top NCOs, the Navy Postgraduate School, CincPac, the UK intelligence school and many others. Wiley had a very successful 13-year show business career as a child before serving in the Pacific during World War II.