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Kim Barker Author Of "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" With Tina Fey Coming To Boca Raton

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Kim Barker Author Of "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" With Tina Fey Coming To Boca Raton

Time: March 24, 2017 from 11am to 2pm
Location: The Polo Club of Boca Raton
Street: 5400 Champion Blvd
City/Town: Boca Raton
Website or Map: https://give.njhealth.org/boc…
Phone: 561- 477 - 5400
Event Type: charity
Organized By: Stephanie Ballman
Latest Activity: Mar 7

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New York Times reporter Kim Barker, author of “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” with Tina Fey, will Speak at Charity Luncheon at the Polo Club on March 24th .  

The Sixth Annual Boca Raton Event Will Benefit National Jewish Health, the Nation’s leading Respiratory Hospital.

The luncheon includes talk by Barker, silent auction and luncheon.  Barker joined The New York Times as the metro reporter, specializing in investigative reporting.

Before joining The Times, she was the South Asia bureau chief for The Chicago Tribune, where she was based in New Delhi and Islamabad. Her book “The Taliban Shuffle”, a dark comedic take on her time in South Asia, was adapted into the movie “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” starring Tina Fey. 

Barker has received awards including the front page award for journalist of the year, Newswomen’s Club of NY 2015 and is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Proceeds from the luncheon will benefit National Jewish Health, known for their innovative research and treatment of lung disease and heart disease.

If you are interested in an exclusive interview with Barker, contact Stephanie Ballman at 561- 477 - 5400 or BallmanS@njhealth.org - flnewdirections.com

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