Bob Schieffer, Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow; former reporter and anchor for CBS News; former moderator of “Face the Nation”

Election 2016 Recap with Bob Schieffer Thursday, November 17, 2016 Bob Schieffer has been a reporter for more than half a century and a part of CBS News for 46 years. He is one of the few reporters on Capitol Hill to have covered all four of the major beats: The Pentagon, the U.S. State Department, the Congress, and the White House. He has interviewed every president since Richard Nixon and nearly every candidate who has sought the Oval Office. … Continue reading “Bob Schieffer, Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow; former reporter and anchor for CBS News; former moderator of “Face the Nation””

Ann Compton, Journalist and Former White House Correspondent for ABC News

In the Heat of the Action: Journalistic Leadership from Watergate to 9/11 and Beyond Monday, October 3, 2016 Ann Compton was the first woman assigned by a television network to cover the White House and her longevity and impact have been considered unmatched over the span of her 41 years on the air for ABC News.  After retiring from daily coverage in 2014, Ann was brought back to cover the 2016 political conventions for ABC.  Ann is also a member … Continue reading “Ann Compton, Journalist and Former White House Correspondent for ABC News”

David Ensor, Former Director, Voice of America

Leadership in Exporting the First Amendment Thursday, November 19, 2015 David Ensor is a Fall Term Fellow at the Shorenstein Center in the Harvard Kennedy School, writing about U.S. international broadcasting and digital media. In May, he completed four years serving as Director of the Voice of America in Washington, DC. VOA is a U.S. funded, editorially independent media organization, which reaches over 170 million people a week in 45 languages through television, radio, internet and social media. Ensor also … Continue reading “David Ensor, Former Director, Voice of America”

Drew Altman, President and CEO, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Overhauling a Major Foundation: Reflections on Leadership Drew Altman is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-profit, private operating foundation. He is a former Commissioner of the Department of Human Services for the state of New Jersey under Governor Tom Kean (1986-1989). Prior to joining the Foundation in 1990, Dr. Altman was director of the Health and Human Services program at the Pew Charitable Trusts. He was a vice president of the Robert … Continue reading “Drew Altman, President and CEO, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation”

Charlie Gibson on Lessons Learned as an ABC News Anchor

Leadership in Current Political News Charlie Gibson, the Reidy Fellow at the Shorenstein Center, is a broadcast television anchor and journalist with over 35 years of experience. He covered the White House and Congress, and anchored major ABC News broadcasts through 11 election cycles. He was anchor of World News with Charles Gibson from 2006 to 2009 and host of Good Morning America from 1987 to 1998 and 1999 to 2006. Gibson’s career spans from 1965 to 2009, with beginnings … Continue reading “Charlie Gibson on Lessons Learned as an ABC News Anchor”