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Jackie Kallen: The First Lady of Boxing

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Jackie Kallen

The First Lady Of Boxing



Hi Everyone Today's Topic will be "Boxing". My special guest today is Jackie Kallen. After 33 years in the boxing world as publicist and then manager, Jackie Kallen has been dubbed The First Lady of Boxing. Having managed six champions, she was twice nominated as Manager of the Year. She was recently awarded the prestigious Aileen Eaton Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Her life story inspired the Paramount film Against the Ropes starring Meg Ryan. Kallen was Associate Producer of the film and made a cameo appearance. She is the author of Hit Me With Your Best Shot. She was the Den Mother on the first season of The Contender on NBC with Sylvester Stallone and Sugar Ray Leonard. She talks about women entering a man’s world, juggling a family with a career, how to tackle women’s health issues and the many ways to deal with aging. Kallen is currently writing her second book and is co-producing a boxing film with Sugar Ray Leonard. Jackie will discuss with everyone her book "Hit Me With Your Best Shot". We will also discuss her career in Boxing her past as a journalist, and female health issues. For more information about Jackie Kallen please visit her website http://jackiekallen.com One Lucky caller will receive an autographed copy of Jackie's book "Hit Me With Your Best Shot". My phone lines and chat will be open 10 minutes before the show begins. You can also email your questions to me to varietytopics@yahoo.com Thank you and I hope you enjoy the show. Sonia.

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