Al Letson is a 49-years-old American Poet from the United States of America. his estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read his life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details
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According to the wiki and biography of Al Letson was born on August 8, 1972 in United States of America. let’s check out the Al’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.
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On August 27, 2017, Letson intervened to stop a man from being beaten during a protest. During a Berkeley, California “Rally Against Hate” that he was covering, Letson saw five masked protesters beating an unarmed man with sticks. Fearing for the man’s life, Letson used his body as a human shield and encouraged the protesters to discontinue their attacks.
Letson credits comic books with teaching him how to read and helping him conquer dyslexia. He’s worked on two independent comic books, Imperfect and Planetfall. In 2016 he was chosen by DC Comics to participate in the 2nd DC Comic writer’s workshop. Letson and his cohorts learned to write comics the DC way and were given the opportunity to write for the company. His first story for DC came out in Nov. 2017.
In 2013 Letson hosted pilots of Reveal, a podcast/Public Radio Show from PRX and Center for Investigative Reporting. The first pilot of Reveal received a Peabody and went into full production in 2014. Letson went on to become the full-time host of the program which is currently heard on over 400 public radio stations. In 2016, Letson began hosting his own story Podcast, Errthang Show!
The first season of State of the Re:Union aired in 2010 and the show continued for six seasons ending due to funding in 2015. State of the Re:Union won 3 consecutive Edward R. Murrow awards, 2 NABJ Awards, 3 NLGJA Awards, and a Peabody in 2015.
In 2007, Letson produced a short film which he released on the internet; this got him a call to audition for the Fox Network film-themed reality show On the Lot, though he was ultimately not selected.
In 2007 Letson discovered a radio competition called the Public Radio Talent Quest on a whim. The program, organized by the Public Radio Exchange (PRX) and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) announced the Public Radio Talent Quest, provided an open search for new public radio talent. The five-round competition started with more than 1,400 applicants and was voted on by fans, professionals and celebrity judges. Letson submitted a pilot for State of the Re:Union, and was chosen as one of three winners. From there, Letson’s State of the Re:Union and Glynn Washington’s Snap Judgement Radio were awarded funding by the CPB.
Letson subsequently shifted to playwriting and acting, and in 2001 he produced his first one-man show, Essential Personnel, for the local Jacksonville stage. The show earned him commissions for his work and performances across the country. In 2004 the Baltimore School for the Arts commissioned him to write Chalk, a “poetical” combining stage acting with poetry. Other plays include Griot and Julius X, a retelling of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar set in Harlem in 1965. His solo show Summer in Sanctuary opened Off-Broadway at the Abingdon Theatre Company in 2011
Letson became a heavy weight in the slam scene performing on stages across the country and on TV including Russell Simmon’s Def Poetry Jam, and CBS’s Final Four Pre-Game Show. In 2000 he won the Atlanta Grand Slam and placed third in the National Poetry Slam competition.
Al Letson (born August 8, 1972) is an American poet, playwright, performer, journalist, and radio and podcast host. Since 2013, he’s been the host of Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. Before that, he created and hosted the show State of the Re:Union, distributed by National Public Radio and PRX .
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|Real Name||Al Letson|
Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace
|Age (2021)||49 Years|
|Date Of Birth||August 8, 1972|
|Food Habits||Not Available|
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Al Letson Personal Life, Spouse, Wife
|Marital Status||not available|
Al Letson Net Worth
The Al Letson Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.
|Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)||$80K – $85k USD|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$4 million- $6 million USD|
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