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AFAR Magazine Co-Founder Will Speak at Newhouse Sept. 20
Joe Diaz, co-founder of AFAR magazine, will visit the Newhouse School Sept. 20 as a guest of the Magazine Department Speaker Series. He will speak at 5:30 p.m. in the I-3 Center, 432 Newhouse 3. Follow on Twitter at #MagSpeakSU.
In 2009, Diaz co-founded AFAR with Greg Sullivan. Since then, AFAR has quickly become one of the world’s most critically acclaimed travel media brands.
Its flagship magazine is the only travel publication to be nominated for three National Magazine Awards, with its most recent nomination in “Best Overall Photography.” It also is the only travel publication to be named “America’s Best Travel Magazine” every year since its launch. In 2016, AFAR.com was considered the Best Overall Website in Travel by Folio. Its digital platform is designed to provide frequent and discerning travelers with the best in content and tools to inspire, enable and guide deeper, richer and more fulfilling experiences.
The company’s nonprofit foundation, Learning AFAR, provides scholarships to lower-income high school students to go on life-changing trips to transform themselves and their communities. AFAR Experiences hosts travel events for global citizens around the world. Finally, AFAR works with top brands, hotel companies and destinations to provide content, inspiration and advice to effectively connect with and serve discerning travelers.
The event will be a moderated conversation followed by a Q&A.
For more information, contact Jim Shahin at 202.236.5111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.