NPR Foreign Correspondent Corey Flintoff to Speak at Berkshire Community College
January 10, 2012 -- Amherst, MA] National Public Radio (NPR) Foreign Correspondent, Corey Flintoff, will present "Four Countries in Crisis: What I learned about democracy in Egypt, Libya, Afghanistan and Pakistan" on Thursday, January 19th. The talk will be held at 2 PM in room 111 of the Koussevitzky Arts Center on Berkshire Community College's (BCC) main campus in Pittsfield. The program, which is free and open to the public, is co-hosted by New England Public Radio (WFCR & all-news WNNZ) and Berkshire Community College.
Flintoff 's journalism career has taken him to more than 50 countries, most recently to Egypt to cover the civil war in Libya, the revolution in Egypt and the war in Afghanistan. Currently Flintoff is based in New Delhi, India. After joining NPR in 1990, Flintoff worked for many years a newscaster during All Things Considered. In 2005, he became part of the NPR team covering the Iraq War, where he embedded with U.S. military units fighting insurgents and hunting roadside bombs.
For more information, visit www.nepr.net, or call 413.545.9717.
WFCR can be heard in the Berkshires at the following frequencies: 101.1FM (Adams/North Adams); 98.7FM (Great Barrington); 98.3FM (Lee); 106.1FM (Pittsfield); and 96.3FM (Williamstown). All-news WNNZ can be heard at AM 640 throughout Berkshire County.