It’s election week in America! During the course of this year’s campaign, many prominent news media personalities have moved to the top of everyone’s list for speaking engagements and personal appearances. Below are the top 10 trending political keynote speakers for hire right now:
Jake Tapper: Jake is one of CNN’s leading political personalities currently working as the Chief Washington Correspondent and the host of 2 TV news programs called The Lead with Jake Tapper and the weekend affairs program State of the Union. He has won a number of awards throughout his career as a journalist and NY Times bestselling author including an Emmy Award for his coverage of the inauguration of President Obama. Jake is one of the top choices for organizations interested in hiring the most recognizable political keynote speakers for their event.
Ann Coulter: Ann stands out as one of the most prominent female voices in news media today. She is a frequent guest on major TV and radio news networks in addition to authoring several NY Times bestselling books and writing featured columns for major print and online publications. She has been touted as an unabashed crusader for conservative values in America. Ann is a confident, outspoken and empowering political keynote speaker sure to deliver an engaging, meaningful keynote at your next event.
Van Jones: Van is a top political activist, commentator and NY Times bestselling author in high demand for personal appearances and speaking engagements at corporate functions. He formerly appeared as the co-host of CNN’s popular news program Crossfire and has been called upon as a featured commentator during CNN’s coverage of the primary and presidential debates during the 2016 election year. When he’s not commenting on the current social and political climate, Van has served as President Obama’s special advisor for Green Jobs and the president of Dream Corps.
Mika Brzezinski: Mika is best recognized as the co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe with fellow political journalist Joe Scarborough. Mika was born into the world of politics as the daughter of Zbigniew Brzezinski who worked as the national security advisor to Jimmy Carter as well as a counselor for Lyndon B. Johnson. Mika has many stories to share from her career in journalism including reporting from the scene at Ground Zero when the south tower fell. She continues to be one of the top requested political keynote speakers having spoken at events including the annual IMPACT Leadership Dinner and the University of Rochester’s Meliora Weekend event in 2016.
Bret Baier: Bret currently serves as the Chief Political Anchor for Fox News anchoring his own news program Special Report with Bret Baier. His news program is the top-rated program in the 6-7 PM weekly timeslot. He joined fellow Fox News anchors Chris Wallace and Megyn Kelly to anchor the first 2016 GOP debate this election season with a record 24 million viewers. Bret is a well-rounded family man who has delivered successful keynote speeches at universities, industry conferences and other special events to rave reviews.
Brooke Baldwin: Brooke is a well-respected member of the news media conglomerate working as a CNN anchor and political commentator who hosts CNN Newsroom from 2-4 PM on weekdays. In September of 2015, Brooke hosted a moving town hall in Washington, D.C. speaking with gun violence survivors and their families for which she was nominated for a Peabody Award. Her experiences from in the field and behind the anchor desk make her one of the top political keynote speakers available for hire right now for special events.
Joe Scarborough: Joe is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the 1st district of Florida, serving from 1994-2001. He has been named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world and is now the co-host of his own news program with Mika Brzezinski called Morning Joe on MSNBC. Joe has a variety of experience in journalism having served as the publisher and editor of The Florida Sun in addition to authoring 3 bestselling books on the economic and political climate in America.
Jenna Bush Hager: Jenna is the daughter of former president George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush. She works as a correspondent for NBC News as well as the editor-at-large of Southern Living magazine. Her with with NBC has grown from a position as a correspondent on the TODAY Show to filling in as a co-anchor on TODAY and the NBC Nightly News. In her career as a journalist, Jenna has carried on her parents legacy leading and supporting childhood education initiatives and has been praised for her work with UNICEF abroad in countries including Latin America and Paraguay.
James Carville: If you’re in the market for political keynote speakers, James Carville should definitely be on your list. James earned his political stripes as the lead strategist for Bill Clinton during his successful 1992 presidential campaign. Others may recognize him as the former host of CNN’s Crossfire and current political commentator on Fox News. When he’s not commenting on the current political climate or appearing as keynote speaker at special events, James shares his knowledge with the next generation as a professor of political science at Tulane University.
Greta Van Susteren: Greta is a longtime Fox News anchor who was listed as the 94th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes Magazine in 2016. Before hosting her own Fox News show, On The Record w/ Greta Van Susteren, Greta worked as a criminal defense and civil trial lawyer. Her background in law was a springboard for her career in political journalism and she first rose to fame as a legal analyst on CNN during the O.J. Simpson Trial. Greta is a confident, respected member of news media great for speaking engagements at women’s conferences and leadership summits.
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