Steve Sansweet, KLN ’66, is the chief executive officer of Rancho Obi-Wan Inc., a not-for-profit museum in northern California’s Petaluma that houses what the Guinness World Records calls the world’s most extensive private collection of Star Wars memorabilia in the world. In 2011, Sansweet was awarded the prestigious Inkpot Award for Service to Fandom by San Diego Comic-Con International. Sansweet left his newspaper career as a former reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer and then the Wall Street Journal in 1966 to work for 15 years at his dream job: head of fan relations and director of content management at Lucasfilm Ltd., where he continues as a consultant.
Join us for a conversation with distinguished Klein College of Media and Communication alumnus Steve Sansweet, KLN ’66, journalism graduate and former editor of the Temple News, discussing a career that has taken him from newspapers to a life promoting the Star Wars franchise.
Don’t miss this out-of-this-world conversation: Thursday, August 11 at 1:30 & 9:30 pm on TUTV or templetv.net. You can also watch it on Comcast Channel 50, Verizon Channel 45, and Campus Cable 103.