Dee Perry is curious about you and your Festival experience. So, yes, this is your chance to be interviewed by the one and only Dee Perry!
Here’s how it will work: Dee will be set up in Chat Room 2, which is located on level 2 of Tower City Center, between 10 AM and 2 PM on Saturday, April 7th, Sunday, April 8th, Wednesday, April 11th, Thursday, April 12th, and Friday, April 13th. Filmgoers are invited to stop by to share their CIFF stories and have their conversations recorded and uploaded to the StoryCorps platform. No appointments are necessary, as Dee will be conducting interviews on a first-come, first-served basis.
Dee Perry began her broadcasting career in 1976 and worked for more than a dozen years hosting shows on commercial radio. In 1989 Dee took a job with Cleveland Public Radio, which became the multimedia content provider ideastream in 2001, following a merger with WVIZ/PBS. Since then Dee has written, produced, and conducted thousands of interviews about arts and culture for radio, TV, and the web. Although retired from full-time broadcasting, Dee continues to serve as a freelance researcher, interviewer, and host for various community events and organizations.