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Jessica Yellin

Keynote Speaker

Award-winning Journalist and Former CNN Chief White House Correspondent

An astute political journalist, Jessica Yellin gives audiences an inside look at the issues and personalities shaping current events.

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Jessica Yellin'S SPEAKING FEE Under $25,000

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Jessica Yellin'S SPEAKING FEE Under $25,000

Jessica Yellin is the founder of News Not Noise, an independent digital media brand dedicated to giving the audience information, not a panic attack. She is the former chief White House correspondent for CNN and an Emmy, Peabody and Gracie Award winning political correspondent for CNN, ABC, and MSNBC. She has interviewed former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Obama, Anthony Fauci, Meghan the Duchess of Sussex, Steve Balmer, Jennifer Garner among many others. Her first novel, SAVAGE NEWS is available from Harper Collins. You can find the News Not Noise Letter on Bulletin and the News Not Noise podcast wherever you get your podcasts. 

Jessica Yellin’s Speech Topics

  • Experienced Moderator/Interviewer

    Whether interviewing a world leader or moderating a panel discussing geopolitics, the economy or the next election, Jessica Yellin brings her vast experience, curiosity and warmth to your event. She will elevate the discussion focusing on the right questions to keep the presentation relevant, the participants engaged, and the energy high. As CNN’s chief White House correspondent, she interviewed President Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and First Lady Michelle Obama, and has also conducted interviews with Presidents Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush.

  • Behind the Lines at the White House: War Stories from the Political Front

    Jessica Yellin has interviewed three Presidents, three first ladies, Hillary Clinton and many those who vied for the nomination in the 2016 presidential race. She offers insights into the personalities that will drive our politics for the next decade, and shares personal stories from behind the scenes on Air Force One, the West Wing and more.

  • Women and Leadership

    Jessica Yellin was one of the few women ever to earn the title chief White House correspondent, and throughout her career has often been the only woman in a room. She shares lessons from her own experiences as a professional woman in Washington, research about what women can do to improve each other’s work experiences, and insight into how the political media covers women in power.

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