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WRKF Founders Luncheon hosts renowned journalist

89.3 WRKF Founders Luncheon Eighth Annual with Martin Baron, journalist.

Martin Baron, former executive editor of The Washington Post, will speak at noon at the luncheon at Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge on Friday, September 27. Newsrooms under Marty’s leadership have won 18 Pulitzer Prizes. including the Boston Globe, whose coverage of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal was portrayed years later in the movie, “Spotlight.” Jim Engster will receive this year’s Founders Award, and Jenni Peters will receive the Community Catalyst Award. Learn more here. You can secure your place here.

Raised in the animated city of New Orleans, Barbara traveled upriver to attend LSU, graduating from the university with degrees in Psychology and Anthropology.