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Radley Balko

Investigative Journalist & Columnist for The Washington Post

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Radley Balko Biography

Radley Balko is an investigative journalist and a columnist for The Washington Post, where he writes about the criminal justice system and civil liberties. He was previously a senior writer and investigative reporter at the Huffington Post, and a reporter and senior editor for Reason magazine. He is author of the acclaimed books "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces" and "The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South" (co-authored with Tucker Carrington). His work has been cited by the Mississippi Supreme Court, and two federal appeals courts, and twice by the U.S. Supreme Court. He also occasionally writes about the music and culture of Nashville, Tennessee, where he lives.

Balko has won the Western Publications Award for Best News Story, the Innocence Project's Journalism Award, the NACDL Champion of Justice Award, the Bastiat Prize for Journalism, and has been named the L.A. Press Club's Journalist of the Year.

Speaking Topics
  • Topics Include:

    • The criminal justice system
    • The drug war
    • Forensics
    • SWAT teams and police militarization
    • Police and prosecutorial abuse
    • Overcriminalization
    • Blogging and new media
    • Libertarianism
    • Alcohol policy
    • Regulation of gambling and poker
    • Steroids in sports.

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Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Radley Balko?

    Booking fees for Radley Balko, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Radley Balko, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Radley Balko 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 Radley Balko for your next private or corporate function.
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Investigative Journalist & Columnist for The Washington Post

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Radley Balko Biography

Radley Balko is an investigative journalist and a columnist for The Washington Post, where he writes about the criminal justice system and civil liberties. He was previously a senior writer and investigative reporter at the Huffington Post, and a reporter and senior editor for Reason magazine. He is author of the acclaimed books "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces" and "The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South" (co-authored with Tucker Carrington). His work has been cited by the Mississippi Supreme Court, and two federal appeals courts, and twice by the U.S. Supreme Court. He also occasionally writes about the music and culture of Nashville, Tennessee, where he lives.

Balko has won the Western Publications Award for Best News Story, the Innocence Project's Journalism Award, the NACDL Champion of Justice Award, the Bastiat Prize for Journalism, and has been named the L.A. Press Club's Journalist of the Year.

Radley Balko Speaking Topics

  • Topics Include:

    • The criminal justice system
    • The drug war
    • Forensics
    • SWAT teams and police militarization
    • Police and prosecutorial abuse
    • Overcriminalization
    • Blogging and new media
    • Libertarianism
    • Alcohol policy
    • Regulation of gambling and poker
    • Steroids in sports.

Radley Balko Videos

  • The Libertarian Roots of Police Reform: Q&A with Radley Balko ...
  • Radley Balko on the Future of Policing | Real Time with Bill Maher ...

Radley Balko Books

FAQs on booking Radley Balko

  • How to book Radley Balko?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Radley Balko for both live and virtual events for over 20 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Radley Balko, 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 Radley Balko or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Radley Balko?

    Booking fees for Radley Balko, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Radley Balko, 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 Radley Balko?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Radley Balko for clients worldwide for more than 20 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 Radley Balko 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 Radley Balko or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Radley Balko 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.

Radley Balko is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Topics Include:. The estimated speaking fee range to book Radley Balko for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Radley Balko generally travels from Nashville, TN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Zahra Billoo, Julissa Arce, Michael Eric Dyson, Sandra Fluke and Gloria Allred. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Radley Balko for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Radley Balko Speaking Topics

  • Topics Include:

    • The criminal justice system
    • The drug war
    • Forensics
    • SWAT teams and police militarization
    • Police and prosecutorial abuse
    • Overcriminalization
    • Blogging and new media
    • Libertarianism
    • Alcohol policy
    • Regulation of gambling and poker
    • Steroids in sports.

Radley Balko Speaker Videos

  • The Libertarian Roots of Police Reform: Q&A with Radley Balko ...
    Radley Balko on the Future of Policing | Real Time with Bill Maher ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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