The Chicago Humanities Festival ( CHF ) has announced Alison Cuddy as the newest Marilynn Thoma artistic director.
Cuddy, formerly CHF's associate artistic director, will transition into the position beginning Tuesday, Aug. 1. Cuddy is already at work preparing CHF's 2018 Springfest and Fallfest themes.
Cuddy spent more than 10 years at WBEZ 91.5 FM, producing the nationally syndicated program Odyssey and hosting WBEZ's flagship program Eight Forty-Eight.
Former Marilynn Thoma Artistic Director Jonathan Elmer stepped down from the position at the end of June to return full time to Indiana University-Bloomington.