Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance's Advisory Committee will host Howie Kurtz, host of Fox New Channel’s MediaBuzz (Sundays 11am - 12 pm ET), for a lunch reception on Tuesday, June 19. Advisory Committee members are invited to mix and mingle with Howie from 11:30am to 12pm, and then join for the lunch from 12pm to 1pm. Copies of Howie's books will be available. You must be a member of the Advisory Committee to attend this event. As a member of the Advisory Committee, you may attend all our events throughout the year. If you would like to become a member and RSVP, please follow the instructions below. If you are currently a member, please contact Anne Bresnahan, [email protected]. The suggested contribution for this event is to become a member of the Advisory Committee.
As a member of the Advisory Committee, you can hear from key leading figures on both the national and local political scene. Past speakers include Governor Scott Walker, Chris Sununu, Paul LePage, Speaker Paul Ryan, Senators Kelly Ayotte, Ron Johnson, Jeff Flake, Congresswomen Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Elise Stefanik, Congressman Bruce Poliquin, and WSJ editor Kimberley Strassel and NR editor Rich Lowry.
Howard Kurtz currently serves as host of Fox News Channel's (FNC) "MediaBuzz" (Sundays 11 a.m.-12 p.m. ET). Based in Washington, D.C., he joined the network in July 2013 and debuted on "Special Report with Bret Baier" to discuss the media's coverage of the George Zimmerman murder trial. Kurtz, a veteran journalist and renowned media reporter, had been the host of CNN's weekly media criticism program, "Reliable Sources," since 1998. He had also served as the Washington, D.C. bureau chief for The Daily Beast and Newsweek writing on the intersection of politics and media. Prior to that role, Kurtz spent 29 years at The Washington Post in various capacities. He became the media reporter for the paper in 1990 and wrote the weekly Media Notes column, one of the most widely read media columns. Kurtz joined The Washington Post in 1981, after being hired by Bob Woodward, and went on to serve as a Justice Department and congressional reporter, New York bureau chief and deputy national editor before covering the media beat as a reporter, columnist and blogger. Kurtz is the author of five books, including "Media Circus," "Reality Show" and the New York Times bestseller "Spin Cycle." A graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, he also contributed to a number of magazines ranging from Vanity Fair to New York. Kurtz has received multiple awards for his work in media, including the National Press Club Award for Media Criticism in 2006. Kurtz graduated from the University of Buffalo (SUNY) with a B.A. in English and psychology. He then attended the Columbia School of Journalism.
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