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NPR Foreign Correspondent Corey Flintoff to Speak at BCC
Jan 5, 2012
PITTSFIELD - 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 BCC and New England Public Radio (NEPR).

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.berkshirecc.edu/npr or call 413-236-1003.

About Berkshire Community College
Berkshire Community College (BCC) is a public, fully accredited, community college offering associate degree and certificate programs, as well as various other educational opportunities, primarily to the residents of Berkshire County and surrounding areas. The first community college in Massachusetts, in 2010 BCC was proud to celebrate its 50th Anniversary.

About New England Public Radio, WFCR and all-news WNNZ
New England Public Radio delivers exceptional NPR and local news, information, music, and cultural programming on air and online. We are WFCR News and Music at 88.5 FM and at other frequencies throughout the Berkshires. And we are all-news WNNZ AM 640 and 91.7 FM. It's all at nepr.net, all the time. WFCR in the Berkshires: 101.1 FM Adams / North Adams; 98.7 FM Great Barrington; 98.3 FM Lee; 106.1 FM Pittsfield / Lenox; 96.3 FM Williamstown and 88.5HD-2. all-news WNNZ in the Berkshires at AM 640.

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