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CANCELED: WHC Welcomes: Jen Maxfield

author of More After the Break

Thursday April 13, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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WHC is pleased to welcome author Jen Maxfield to discuss her book, More After the Break: A Reporter Returns to Ten Unforgettable New Stories.

Thursday, April 13 at 7:00 pm at Temple.

This program is free and open to everyone, but RSVP is required.

Click here to purchase this book through WHC’s Mitzvah Mall.

About the Book:

Based on her two-decade career as a local TV news reporter in New York City, Jen Max­field takes read­ers on a dra­mat­ic ride-along with her in the live truck, from the moment she gets the call to head to break­ing news, to arriv­ing at chaot­ic scenes, to knock­ing on doors of fam­i­lies who are griev­ing the loss of a loved one. Max­field revis­its ten mem­o­rable sto­ries, describ­ing in heart­pound­ing detail how the events unfold­ed, through the eye­wit­ness per­spec­tives and her own. From a young man who lost both legs in a fer­ry crash, to an endurance ath­lete with Stage-Four lung can­cer; from a fifth grad­er on a doomed field trip, to an Ivy League under­grad sen­tenced to decades in prison, Max­field intro­duces read­ers to unfor­get­table peo­ple who will inspire you with their hope­ful­ness, even when con­fronting life’s great­est heart­breaks. Return­ing to the fam­i­lies years – even decades– after their sto­ries were fea­tured on the news gives Max­field an oppor­tu­ni­ty to ask the burn­ing ques­tion she had always pon­dered: what hap­pened after the live truck pulled away?

About the Author:

Jen Max­field is an Emmy-award win­ning TV news reporter and anchor who has cov­ered New York City for two decades. Max­field is also an Adjunct Pro­fes­sor at the Colum­bia Grad­u­ate School of Jour­nal­ism. Max­field has had the oppor­tu­ni­ty to meet tens of thou­sands of peo­ple cov­er­ing news events over a wide range of top­ics, includ­ing pol­i­tics, schools, crim­i­nal jus­tice, health, busi­ness, weath­er, and human inter­est stories.



Thursday, April 13


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm




Adult Ed, Lecture


Marsha Humphries