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Mark Shields
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Mark Shields

One of the most respected political analysts and “frequently the most trenchant, fair-minded, and thoughtful,” according to The Wall Street Journal, Mark Shields entertains and informs audiences with his incisive analysis of American politics and policy.
Political Analyst, PBS NewsHour and Syndicated Columnist

Expertise In:

  • American Politics
  • U.S. Current Events
  • Election Forecast and Analysis

Audience & Industry

  • Corporations
  • Lecture Series
  • Associations
  • Senior Management Groups
  • Board Meetings and Executive Briefings

One of the most respected political analysts and “frequently the most trenchant, fair-minded, and thoughtful,” according to The Wall Street Journal, Mark Shields entertains and informs audiences with his incisive analysis of American politics and policy.

With a career spanning ten presidents, Mark Shields is one of the most respected analysts in Washington, a pundit whose experience and encyclopedic knowledge of politics combine for one of the most trusted bylines in journalism. A syndicated columnist for more than 35 years, he has been deemed “a walking almanac of American politics” by The Washington Post. For nearly three decades, Shields has been one half of the political analysis team on the award-winning PBS NewsHour. For 17 years, he served as moderator of CNN’s weekly political discussion show, Capital Gang. Shields informs and engages audiences with his unique brand of wit and wisdom as he discusses his impressions of the major political events of the past few decades and today’s biggest stories.

Featured Experiences

Politics and Policy: How Will History Judge Today's Headlines?

After years of managing campaigns from the courthouse to the White House, Mark Shields is one of the most widely recognized commentators in the United States. Syndicated columnist and lifelong journalist—considered by many to be the gold standard—Shields shares firsthand accounts and impressions of the current state of Washington politics and presents them against the backdrop of American history. With special emphasis on the Trump Administration and Congress, his insightful, perceptive, and often humorous analysis of today’s political headlines—and the impact they will have on Americans in the years to come—will entertain and inform audiences. 

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