Juan Manuel Santos, former President of Colombia

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/610885419″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Read the reflection article by Ronke Olowojesiku Lessons in Leadership: A Conversation with Juan Manuel Santos, former President of Colombia and 2016 Nobel Peace Laureate Thursday, April 18, 2019 Born in Bogota on August 10, 1951. He was a cadet at the Naval Academy in Cartagena; he studied Economics and Business Administration at the University of Kansas and has also completed post-graduate studies at London School of Economics and Harvard University. He was … Continue reading “Juan Manuel Santos, former President of Colombia”

Joanne Kenen, Executive Editor, Health Care at Politico and Margaret Talev, Senior White House Correspondent for Bloomberg

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/530946174″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”300″ iframe=”true” /] Read the reflection article by Writing Fellow Kee Park. The Media, The White House, and Health Care Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Joanne Kenen, Executive Editor, Health Care at POLITICO,  is a veteran Washington reporter who has covered all aspects of health policy and politics. At POLITICO since 2011, she’s expanded the health policy reporting team, led public policy forums and recently helped design a year-long multimedia magazine series on public health and the … Continue reading “Joanne Kenen, Executive Editor, Health Care at Politico and Margaret Talev, Senior White House Correspondent for Bloomberg”

Karen Finney, Senior Advisor for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, and Doug Heye, CNN Political Commentator

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/346296222″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Read the Reflection Article by Ali Greatsinger. Leadership in Effectively Communicating for Causes or Issues Wed., Oct. 4, 2017 Karen Finney Most recently Karen Finney was a Senior Advisor and Senior Spokesperson for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. She was also the Communications Director for Vice Presidential nominee, Senator Tim Kaine. Karen has a wide range of experience in media, politics and communications strategy, including hosting her own television show on MSNBC, “Disrupt … Continue reading “Karen Finney, Senior Advisor for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, and Doug Heye, CNN Political Commentator”

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

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/302362914″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Read the reflection article by Writing Fellow Phillip Murray. 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 … 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

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/288838928″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Read the reflection article by Writing Fellow Chloe Slocum. 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 … 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 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/234562730″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] 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, … Continue reading “David Ensor, Former Director, Voice of America”

Atul Gawande, Executive Director, Ariadne Labs

Leading as a Surgeon by Day and Writer by Night Tuesday, April 21, 2015 [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/202796055″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, is a surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is professor in both the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and the Department of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is Executive Director of … Continue reading “Atul Gawande, Executive Director, Ariadne Labs”

Joanne Kenen, Health Care Editor, Politico

In this session, Joanne Kenen discussed the role of the media in public health, and the effects of the communications arena being faster paced than it had been in the past.

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”