news Speakers

It feels as though headlines change more rapidly today than at any point in history. Understanding current events and how they relate to your organization, your team members, and the world as a whole is critical for making better decisions, understanding the perspective of others, and moving forward in our rapidly evolving society. Speakers who specialize in news and current events can help with understanding the impact of various happenings and building a fuller perspective of what today’s news means for your organization, now and in the future. Looking for a news speaker for your next event? Browse WSB’s roster of Legendary Newscasters, Anchors, Analysts, and Reporters available for your next in-person or virtual event.

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Ted Koppel

Legendary Anchor, ABC News Nightline; Senior Contributor, CBS Sunday Morning Show; Contributing Columnist, Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal

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John Heilemann

Editor in Chief and Co-Founder, Recount Media; Creator and Host, The Circus on Showtime; National Affairs Analyst, NBC News and MSNBC; Co-Author, New York Times Best Sellers Game Change and Double Down

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Christiane Amanpour

Acclaimed International Journalist and Host of Amanpour on CNN International

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Katie Couric

Founder, Katie Couric Media

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Judy Woodruff

Senior Correspondent, PBS NewsHour

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Stephen Hayes

CEO/Editor, The Dispatch; NBC News Contributor and Author

Under $25,000
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Jenna Hager

Best-Selling Author; Co-Host, NBC's TODAY

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George Stephanopoulos

Anchor, Good Morning America, This Week and Chief Political Correspondent, ABC News

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Lee Woodruff

Best-Selling Author, Freelance Writer

Under $25,000
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Ann Compton

Legendary ABC News' White House Correspondent (1973-2014)

Under $25,000
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Claire Shipman

Women's Leadership Expert; Longtime Television News Reporter; and New York Times Best-Selling Author

$25K - $40K
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Bret Baier

FOX News Chief Political Anchor and Anchor, Special Report with Bret Baier

$40K - $70K
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Bob Woodruff

Anchor and Reporter ABC News and Best Selling Co-Author

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Meredith Vieira

Emmy Award-Winning Host, Executive Producer and Co-anchor, Today, NBC (2006-2011)

Over $70,000
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Frank Sesno

Anchor and Washington Bureau Chief, CNN (1984-2009) and Executive Director of Alliance for Sustainable Future, The George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs; Host, Sesno Series, George Washington University

Under $25,000
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Trish Regan

Award Winning Journalist and Executive Editor of the Economic Magazine, American Consequences

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Shannon Bream

Anchor of Fox News Sunday, Chief Legal Correspondent of Fox News Channel and former Labor and Employment Attorney

$25K - $40K
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John Harwood

Award-winning political journalist; White House Correspondent

Under $25,000
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Michael Smerconish

Host of The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM, Host of CNN's Smerconish and Contributor, Newspaper Columnist and Best-Selling Author

$25K - $40K
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Anderson Cooper

Anchor, CNN's Anderson Cooper 360°

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Liz Claman

Anchor/Correspondent, FOX Business Network

$25K - $40K
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Bob Woodward

Legendary Pulitzer Prize-Winning Investigative Journalist; Associate Editor, The Washington Post; Author of 21 Bestsellers

$25K - $40K
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Carl Bernstein

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Author

$25K - $40K

Didn’t find the news speaker you were looking for? WSB works with many of the industry’s top speakers each year. Our team of experienced speaker agents is committed to helping you find the perfect speaker for your event. Please contact us for a custom proposal.