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Nicholas Kristof

Pulitzer Prize-Winning New York Times Columnist

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 Nicholas Kristof Biography

A two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times, Nicholas Kristof is an extraordinary thinker, human rights advocate, and chronicler of humanity. A seasoned journalist, he has traveled the major roads and minor byways of China, Africa, India, and South Asia, offering a compassionate glimpse into global health, poverty, and gender in the developing world. Kristof has lived on four continents, reported on six, and traveled to more than 150 countries, all 50 states, every Chinese province, and every main Japanese island. He's also one of the few Americans to visit every member of the "Axis of Evil." A bestselling author, in his most recent book, A Path Appears, Kristof and his wife Sheryl Wudunn look around the world at people who are working to make it a better place, and show readers the numerous of ways this work can be supported. During his travels, he has had unpleasant experiences with malaria, wars, an Indonesian mob carrying heads on pikes, and an African airplane crash.

Kristof and his wife were the first married couple to win a Pulitzer in journalism for their coverage of China's Tiananmen Square democracy movement. They wrote China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power together and co-authored the best-selling Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Addressing worldwide maltreatment, marginalization, and brutality towards women, Half the Sky draws a compelling picture of the trials and triumphs of women struggling for opportunity and equality. Called "electrifying" by The Washington Post, the book inspired a special four-hour PBS series of the same name. Often called the "reporter’s reporter," Kristof is also the subject of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival documentary Reporter (executive-produced by Ben Affleck).

Haunted by the Darfur genocide, Kristof has gone beyond reporting. He gives a voice to the voiceless. In his presentations, Kristof shares his firsthand accounts of some of the world’s most devastating human tragedies. Believing, "you [can] tell the story of a place by writing about a tiny village as a sort of prism into the bigger issues the culture [is] facing," Kristof also brings his audiences around the world with intimate tales of human courage and sacrifice. Ultimately delivering a message of hope, Kristof empowers audiences to not only understand the world we live in, but transform the lives of others within it.

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Thunder from the East: Portrait of a Rising Asia

Thunder from the East: Portrait of a Rising Asia

China Wakes: The Struggle For the Soul of a Rising Power

China Wakes: The Struggle For the Soul of a Rising Power

Speaking Topics
  • Reporting the Truths of the World

    Kristof looks at the challenges facing the news media these days and tries to give some insight into the ethical dilemmas we face as journalists.

  • The World's Women: Fighting Poverty & Repression by Empowering Women & Girls

    In this presentation, Kristof discusses the repression that women and girls face from sex trafficking to acid attacks. It focuses on the fact that the only path to economic development is to educate girls and bring them into the economy.

  • A Call to Action: Encouraging Young People to Join the "World's Fight" &Take on a Cause Larger than Themselves

    Kristof encourages students to find a cause they care about and leap into it. He shows that they truly can make a powerful difference. Engaging in such a cause puts meaning into one's own life.

  • A Haunting Portrait of Genocide in Darfur

    This presentation is based on Kristof's ten trips to the Darfur area.

  • Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

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  • HOW TO BOOK Nicholas Kristof?

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    Booking fees for Nicholas Kristof, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Nicholas Kristof, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Nicholas Kristof?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Nicholas Kristof for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Nicholas Kristof for your next private or corporate function.
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Nicholas Kristof

Pulitzer Prize-Winning New York Times Columnist

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Nicholas Kristof Biography

A two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times, Nicholas Kristof is an extraordinary thinker, human rights advocate, and chronicler of humanity. A seasoned journalist, he has traveled the major roads and minor byways of China, Africa, India, and South Asia, offering a compassionate glimpse into global health, poverty, and gender in the developing world. Kristof has lived on four continents, reported on six, and traveled to more than 150 countries, all 50 states, every Chinese province, and every main Japanese island. He's also one of the few Americans to visit every member of the "Axis of Evil." A bestselling author, in his most recent book, A Path Appears, Kristof and his wife Sheryl Wudunn look around the world at people who are working to make it a better place, and show readers the numerous of ways this work can be supported. During his travels, he has had unpleasant experiences with malaria, wars, an Indonesian mob carrying heads on pikes, and an African airplane crash.

Kristof and his wife were the first married couple to win a Pulitzer in journalism for their coverage of China's Tiananmen Square democracy movement. They wrote China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power together and co-authored the best-selling Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Addressing worldwide maltreatment, marginalization, and brutality towards women, Half the Sky draws a compelling picture of the trials and triumphs of women struggling for opportunity and equality. Called "electrifying" by The Washington Post, the book inspired a special four-hour PBS series of the same name. Often called the "reporter’s reporter," Kristof is also the subject of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival documentary Reporter (executive-produced by Ben Affleck).

Haunted by the Darfur genocide, Kristof has gone beyond reporting. He gives a voice to the voiceless. In his presentations, Kristof shares his firsthand accounts of some of the world’s most devastating human tragedies. Believing, "you [can] tell the story of a place by writing about a tiny village as a sort of prism into the bigger issues the culture [is] facing," Kristof also brings his audiences around the world with intimate tales of human courage and sacrifice. Ultimately delivering a message of hope, Kristof empowers audiences to not only understand the world we live in, but transform the lives of others within it.

Nicholas Kristof Videos

  • TEDxWomen -- Nicholas Kristof - YouTube
  • Nicholas Kristof And Sheryl WuDunn On George ...
  • News Lab at Google: Nick Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn | A Path Appears

Nicholas Kristof Books

Speaker Lists Featuring Nicholas Kristof

Nicholas Kristof Speaking Topics

  • Reporting the Truths of the World

    Kristof looks at the challenges facing the news media these days and tries to give some insight into the ethical dilemmas we face as journalists.

  • The World's Women: Fighting Poverty & Repression by Empowering Women & Girls

    In this presentation, Kristof discusses the repression that women and girls face from sex trafficking to acid attacks. It focuses on the fact that the only path to economic development is to educate girls and bring them into the economy.

  • A Call to Action: Encouraging Young People to Join the "World's Fight" &Take on a Cause Larger than Themselves

    Kristof encourages students to find a cause they care about and leap into it. He shows that they truly can make a powerful difference. Engaging in such a cause puts meaning into one's own life.

  • A Haunting Portrait of Genocide in Darfur

    This presentation is based on Kristof's ten trips to the Darfur area.

  • Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

FAQs on booking Nicholas Kristof

  • How to book Nicholas Kristof?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Nicholas Kristof for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Nicholas Kristof, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Nicholas Kristof or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Nicholas Kristof?

    Booking fees for Nicholas Kristof, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Nicholas Kristof, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Nicholas Kristof?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Nicholas Kristof for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Nicholas Kristof for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Nicholas Kristof or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Nicholas Kristof or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Nicholas Kristof is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Nicholas Kristof for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Nicholas Kristof generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sheryl WuDunn, Ralph Nader, Alexandra Cousteau, Rye Barcott and John Zogby. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Nicholas Kristof for an upcoming event.

Nicholas Kristof Speaker Videos

  • TEDxWomen -- Nicholas Kristof - YouTube
    Nicholas Kristof And Sheryl WuDunn On George ...
  • News Lab at Google: Nick Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn | A Path Appears
    Nicolas Kristof, "A Path Appears"
  • Nicholas Kristof: How to Have a Positive Impact, One Person at a Time
    Healthy Cities: Healthy Women Keynote Speech presented by Nicholas Kristof

Nicholas Kristof Speaking Topics

  • Reporting the Truths of the World

    Kristof looks at the challenges facing the news media these days and tries to give some insight into the ethical dilemmas we face as journalists.

  • The World's Women: Fighting Poverty & Repression by Empowering Women & Girls

    In this presentation, Kristof discusses the repression that women and girls face from sex trafficking to acid attacks. It focuses on the fact that the only path to economic development is to educate girls and bring them into the economy.

  • A Call to Action: Encouraging Young People to Join the "World's Fight" &Take on a Cause Larger than Themselves

    Kristof encourages students to find a cause they care about and leap into it. He shows that they truly can make a powerful difference. Engaging in such a cause puts meaning into one's own life.

  • A Haunting Portrait of Genocide in Darfur

    This presentation is based on Kristof's ten trips to the Darfur area.

  • Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

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