Ira Glass, American radio producer, radio personality. Co-recipient Thomas Lowell award, Overseas Press Club, 2006; named a Young Journalist of Year, Livingston Foundation, 1988; recipient duPont-Columbia University award, 2009.
Glass, Ira was born on March 3, 1959 in Baltimore. Son of Barry and Shirley Glass.
Bachelor, Brown University, 1982.
From intern to reporter, editor, & producer National Public Radio, Washington, 1978—1994. Producer, radio show host Chicago Public Radio WBEZ 91.5 FM, since 1994.