Ken Budd
Ken Budd

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Ken Budd
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Buddster, LLC


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About Me:
Ken Budd's award-winning memoir, The Voluntourist, tells the emotional story of his volunteer work in New Orleans, Costa Rica, China, Ecuador, Palestine, and Kenya. He is the host of 650,000 Hours, an upcoming web series on travel and giving back. His writing credits include The New York Times, National Geographic, The Washington Post, Smithsonian, CityLab, The Chicago Tribune, The Saturday Evening Post, Four Seasons, and many more. He is the former travel editor and executive editor of AARP The Magazine and continues to write frequently for AARP. Ken's work has won gold in the SATW Lowell Thomas awards and the NATJA awards. He has made 100+ appearances on TV and radio, including NBC's Today show, CBS This Morning, CBS's The Early Show, and National Geographic Weekend.
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HarperCollins Speakers Bureau
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My Recent Work

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Picture Imperfect
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When Travel Goes Wrong
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Catch Some Sports in England
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AARP The Magazine
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A Beginner's Guide to Voluntourism
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How to Become an Environmental Megastar at 86
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The Saturday Evening Post
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A Guide to Cruising Alaska
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Special Needs
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Huffington Post (NATJA winner)
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