Ken Budd
Ken Budd

Profile Details

Contact Info

Contact Name:
Ken Budd
Company Name:
Buddster, LLC
City:
Burke

About

Website:
http://www.650000hours.com/
Membership Level:
Media
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.
Specialties:
Voluntourism
Professional Affiliations:
HarperCollins Speakers Bureau
Facebook Link:
https://www.facebook.com/AuthorKenBudd
Twitter Link:
https://twitter.com/Ken_Budd
Instagram Link:
https://www.instagram.com/ken_budd/
LinkedIn Link:
https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=AAIAAAOUU8kBiRIqv9Rbp_kNkjXECxFM__hUWPo&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile

My Recent Work

Article 1 - Title:
Picture Imperfect
Article 1 - Publication Name:
Washingtonian
Article 1 - Link:
https://www.washingtonian.com/2018/04/25/lost-phone-photos-no-werent-backed-learned-surprised/
Article 2 - Title:
When Travel Goes Wrong
Article 2 - Publication Name:
NationalGeographic.com
Article 2 - Link:
http://intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com/2016/03/03/when-travel-goes-wrong/
Article 3 - Title:
Catch Some Sports in England
Article 3 - Publication Name:
AARP The Magazine
Article 3 - Link:
https://www.aarp.org/travel/travel-tips/international/info-2018/sports-fans-overseas.html
Article 4 - Title:
A Beginner's Guide to Voluntourism
Article 4 - Publication Name:
NationalGeographic.com
Article 4 - Link:
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/intelligent-travel/2015/02/10/a-beginners-guide-to-voluntourism/
Article 5 - Title:
How to Become an Environmental Megastar at 86
Article 5 - Publication Name:
The Saturday Evening Post
Article 5 - Link:
https://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/2018/11/how-to-become-an-environmental-megastar-at-86/
Article 6 - Title:
A Guide to Cruising Alaska
Article 6 - Publication Name:
AARP.org
Article 6 - Link:
http://travel.aarp.org/articles-tips/articles/info-2018/top-alaska-cruises.html
Article 7 - Title:
Special Needs
Article 7 - Publication Name:
Huffington Post (NATJA winner)
Article 7 - Link:
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/ken-budd/volunteer-in-china-special-needs-kids_b_2269129.html