Notable Newtonians: Celebrities from Newton
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Ashbrook is currently the host of "On Point" for WBUR. He used to work at The Boston Globe as a foreign correspondent and deputy managing editor.
He received a Livingston Prize for National Reporting and was a fellow at Harvard's Nieman Foundation.
He started a website, homeportfolio.com and wrote a book about the startup experience, "The Leap: A Memoir of Love and Madness in the Internet Gold Rush."