Festival of the Arts BOCA

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Feb 28 - Mar 10, 2019

Constantine Kitsopoulos, 
Music Director

David Ignatius

The Washington Post columnist David Ignatius has had a distinguished and wide-ranging career in the news business, serving at various times as a reporter, foreign correspondent, editor, and columnist. Ignatius provides audiences with unique perspectives in global issues including diplomacy, policy, and economics. He also discusses domestic issues with his extensive knowledge of the Washington scene, the current state of journalism, and the relationship between the media and business.

Ignatius has won numerous awards including the 2000 Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary and a 2004 Edward Weintal certificate for international reporting. He also received the Urbino World Press Award in 2010 and the International Center for Journalists’ Founders Award for Lifetime Achievement. He has served as Executive Editor of the International Herald Tribune. In addition to his column, Ignatius is co-moderator, with Newsweek’s Fareed Zakaria, of PostGlobal, an experiment in online journalism. PostGlobal links the top journalists and commentators around the world in a continuous online discussion of important news.

He has written eight novels including most recently “Bloodmoney” (2011) and “Body of Lies” a best-seller,  adapted into a film staring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe.

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