Host, Anderson Cooper 360
Anderson Cooper anchors Anderson Cooper 360°, a newscast committed to going beyond the headlines to tell in-depth stories from multiple points of view, airing weeknights at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET on CNN. Cooper covers major news events around the world, often reporting from the scene.
Legendary Two-Time Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist & Author, Associate Editor, The Washington Post
Former CIA director and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates wished he’d recruited Woodward into the CIA, “His ability to get people to talk about stuff they shouldn’t be talking about is just extraordinary and may be unique.” Therein lays the genius of Bob Woodward – a journalistic icon who gained international attention when he and Carl Bernstein broke the deeply disturbing news of the Watergate scandal. The book they wrote – All the Presidents Men– won a Pulitzer Prize.
Journalist, Pulitzer Prize Winner for Distinguished Commentary
Ellen Goodman has spent most of her life chronicling social she was one of the first women to open up the oped pages to womens voices and became, according to Media Watch, the most widely syndicated progressive columnist in the country.
Expert on how political developments move markets
In 1998, Bremmer founded Eurasia Group with just $25,000. Today, the company has offices in New York, Washington, and London, as well as a network of experts and resources around the world. Eurasia Group provides financial, corporate, and government clients with information and insight on how political developments move markets.
Lead Anchor, BBC World News America and Co-author, Womenomics and The Confidence Code
Based in Washington - Covering the World: As lead anchor for BBC World News America broadcasts, Katty Kay covers the world's biggest news stories for the network. Highly praised for her work, she gives an inside look at the events behind the headlines for American and global affairs “ the challenges facing the Obama administration and Congress, U.S. elections, Wall Street, global economic news, world trouble spots and more.
Host, Our America with Lisa Ling on OWN, Journalist, Author, Correspondent, National Geographic Explorer
Journalist Lisa Ling travels around the world, bringing attention to stories that often go unreported. As the field correspondent for OWN – The Oprah Winfrey Network and contributor to ABC News’ Nightline and National Geographic’s Explorer, Ling reported from dozens of countries, covering stories ranging from gang rape in the Congo and bride burning in India to the treatment of animals on farms here in the United States.
National Political Correspondent, NPR
Mara Liasson is the national political correspondent for NPR. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR’s award-winning newsmagazine All Things Considered and Morning Edition, where she provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC – focusing on the White House and Congress – and also reports on political trends beyond the Beltway.
Chief Economist and Cofounder of Moody’s Economy.com
Mark Zandi is chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, where he directs research and consulting. Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody’s Corporation, is a leading provider of economic research, data and analytical tools.