Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author to Speak at Cathedral on Screen Time and Kids

On January 29, New York Times writer and Pulitzer Prize-winner Matt Richtel will visit Cathedral's Gresham Hall to speak to parents about screen time and its affects on our kids' mental health. RSVP HERE to attend and chlldcare.
Cathedral School for Boys is pleased to announce Pulizter Prize-winning author Matt Richtel will delivery an evening presentation as part of our new Red&Gold Speakers Series. The event will be held in Gresham Hall starting at 6 p.m. Refereshments will be served. RSVP and sign up for childcare here.
 
About Matt Richtel...
After writing for smaller newspapers, Richtel joined the New York Times staff in 2000. With an initial focus on “all things” technology and various aspects of business, he eventually went on to also cover climate change.
 
In 2009, the Times published his in-depth series on distracted driving, which earned Richtel the Pulizter Prize for National Reporting in 2010.
 
Since then, Richtel has written a series for the Times on the science of heavy computer use; computer use in schools; rise of obesity around the globe; and, in 2019, the rise of drug-resistant infections.
 
A Times best-selling author, Richtel also writes both non-fiction narratives as well as fiction and children’s stories. His first novel, Hooked, debuted in 2009 and his latest work is titled Dead on Arrival. Richtel previously penned the daily comic strip, “Rudy Park.”
 
Richtel grew up in Boulder, Colorado and is a graduate of both UC Berkeley and the School for Journalism at Columbia University. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children.
 
On January 29, 2020, Richtel will speak to attendees on the topic of screen time and our kids. Stay tuned for more details and information and save the date.

Questions? Contact Kate Juergens
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Located in San Francisco, CA, Cathedral School for Boys is an independent elementary school for boys in grades K-8. Our Mission is to provide an excellent education through intellectual inquiry and rigor that is centered in the Episcopal tradition and is respectful of and welcoming to people of all religious traditions and beliefs.
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