Herrington Lecture

2009 Lecturer

Jeff GreenfieldJeff Greenfield
Senior Political Correspondent for CBS

Jeff Greenfield is one of America's most respected commentators and journalists. He is known for his quick wit and savvy insight into politics, history, the media, and current events.

Greenfield contributes to the “CBS Evening News with Katie Couric,” “CBS News Sunday Morning,” and other broadcasts. He hosts CEO Exchange on PBS, which brings together the world's most innovative CEOs for a lively discussion about themselves, their companies, and their passions.

A three-time Emmy Award-winner, he twice has been named to TV Guide's All-Star News “Dream Team” as best political commentator and was cited by the Washington Journalism Review as “the best in the business” for his media analysis.

From 1998-2007 Greenfield was a senior analyst for CNN. Prior to that, he was ABC News' political and media analyst for 14 years.

He has covered every national political convention since 1988, and has reported on virtually every important domestic political story of the past 25 years.

A former speechwriter for Robert Kennedy, Greenfield has authored or co-authored 11 books including “The People's Choice” and “Oh, Waiter! One Order of Crow!” - an insider's account of the contested 2000 presidential election.