Author, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot & NYT Investigative Reporter
“A sort of Tina Fey character who unexpectedly finds herself addicted to the adrenaline rush of war.” That’s how The New York Times first described Kim Barker when they reviewed her darkly comic memoir Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (originally published as The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan). Not surprisingly, Tina Fey soon bought the movie rights. Fey now stars as the character inspired by Barker, capturing the essence of the award-winning journalist’s humorous, self-deprecating, and “witty and illuminating” style. Read More >
Kim Barker & Tina Fey on The TODAY Show
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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (Official Trailer)
"Kim was fantastic. She gave a great speech and was a pleasure to work with. Loved her sense of adventure and sense of humor. Everything with Kim was great, glad we brought her!"
"Fantastic. Great content. She shared some wonderful, intimate experiences from her experiences in the Middle East. Guests loved her."
"The event went really well! We had a lot of the Omaha Public in attendance which is awesome! I had great joy getting to know her. Thanks again for all of your help throughout this!"
"WE LOVED KIM BARKER! AWESOME SPEECH! Standing Ovation! She was such a great person to have."