Christopher Lydon

May 13, 2011 Comments Off on Christopher Lydon

Radio Open Source

Christopher Lydon is an American media personality and author. He is best known for being the original host of The Connection, produced by WBUR and syndicated to other NPR stations.

Lydon is a former journalist with The New York Times, and anchored The Ten-O’Clock News on WGBH in BostonMassachusetts. After WGBH, he moved to WBUR, where in 1994 he became host of The Connection. During his tenure on The Connection, Lydon frequently discussed Internet topics, and his Radio Open Source blog became a launchpad for international broadcasts and other activities. On May 30, 2005, Lydon began a new show called Open Source, syndicated through Public Radio International.  In November 2007, Lydon partnered with Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies to continue producing Radio Open Source.


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