Joanne King Herring hosted The Joanne King Show on television for 15 years. She served as honorary consul to both Pakistan and Morocco for ten years, has been knighted by the King of Belgium, and received the Quaid-e-Azam award, the highest honor given by the nation of Pakistan. She is also the recipient of the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge Award. She has served on the boards of directors for UNICEF, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., LTV, Henredon Furniture, the Lindbergh Fund, and was co-chairman of the Special Olympics, with Henry Kissinger, in New York City.
She is currently investing her time and energy to her Marshall Plan Charity whose primary objective is to ensure the provision of food, water, health and literacy in villages in Afghanistan and undertake long‐term initiatives which will allow the people of Afghanistan to fully develop their capacities to become contributing citizens in the global marketplace and ultimately helping to bring our American soldiers home.