Renaissance man, Jon Haggins, has been presented with the Entertainment/Variety Award by Brooklyn's BRIC entertainment and education organization.
Haggins television program features travels from throughout the world with an eye toward fostering understanding of different cultures. His recent shows have him in Vietnam, Thailand and India.
A familiar face on New York TV, Haggins easy manner and soft-spoken delivery, offers viewers an intimate look and understanding of a variety of cultures.
Jon also interviews guests of interest to New Yorkers in an easy-going conversational format.
He's put some of his adventures together in a book entitled "Chasing Wild Ass." OK, so it's not exactly what you might think and it is suitable for children to read. It's a narrative of his travels to more than 60 countries and how he chased wold jackasses in the Kutch Wild Ass Sanctuary in Gujarat, India.
For an autographed copy, send $19.95 made out to Jon Haggins at P.O. Box 20902, New York, NY.
Jon's TV program can be seen in two million homes throughout New York City on Mondays and Tuesdays on Time Warner HD Channel 1993 at 2 p.m., Saturdays in Brooklyn at 8 p.m. on Time Warner HD Channel 56 and Fridays at 8 p.m. on Time Warner Channel 34, Cablevision Channel 67 and RCN Channel 42.
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