Andrea Mitchell Reports
The Penn Club is proud to welcome Emmy award winning journalist Andrea Mitchell. Come listen in on a private talk covering today’s most relevant news topics, followed by a Q&A session.
Lecture and Q&A: 7PM
Andrea Mitchell, the veteran chief foreign affairs correspondent for NBC News, is also the host of Andrea Mitchell Reports, an hour of political and foreign policy news airing each day at 12 p.m. ET on MSNBC. Since joining NBC News in 1978, Mitchell has covered the White House during Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton’s presidencies, Capitol Hill, and, since 1994, the State Department and intelligence agencies. She appears regularly on Nightly News, Today and Meet the Press. Mitchell’s extensive and varied reports over the years include a series of exclusive interviews with Cuba’s former President Fidel Castro and coverage of the recent diplomatic normalization with Havana. She has covered conflicts in Haiti, Bosnia and Kosovo as well as her past assignments in Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, North Korea and Pakistan.
Frequently honored by her peers, Mitchell is a recipient of the 2015 MATRIX Award from Women in Communications as one of the “Women Who Change the World.” She has also received the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism from the John F. Kennedy School of Government and was chosen by the Society for Professional Journalists for their Lifetime Achievement Award. In September 2005, Mitchell authored the best seller, Talking Back, a memoir about her experiences as one of the first women to cover five presidents, Congress, and foreign policy.
A native of New York, Mitchell received a B.A. degree in English literature from the University of Pennsylvania where she currently serves as Chair of the Overseers of the School of Arts and Sciences, after serving 20 years on the Board of Trustees.
Mitchell is married to former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan and resides in Washington, DC.