Jeffrey Brown of PBS 'NewsHour': 'Politics and Poetry: One Reporter’s Notebook' – April 5

The co-anchor and senior correspondent for PBS "NewsHour" visits Elon University for the James P. Elder Lecture on Tuesday evening in Whitley Auditorium.

Jeffrey Brown
Tuesday, April 5
Jeffrey Brown of PBS “NewsHour”: “Politics and Poetry: One Reporter’s Notebook” – April 5

6:30 p.m.
Whitley Auditorium

Admission is free and no tickets are required.

​The James P. Elder Lecture
Brown is a co-anchor and senior correspondent for the PBS “NewsHour”, public television’s nightly news program airing nationally and abroad. In a career spanning more than 20 years at “NewsHour”, Brown has served in a variety of roles, both on and off camera. As anchor and correspondent, he has interviewed leading newsmakers, conducted studio discussions on a vast array of topics, and reported from around the United States and abroad, including the Middle East and Haiti. As arts correspondent, he has profiled and interviewed many of the world’s leading writers, musicians, and other artists. As senior producer for national affairs for more than a decade, he helped shape the program’s coverage of the economy, healthcare, social policy, culture, and other areas.

In addition, he is the creator and host of “Art Beat”, the program’s popular online arts and culture blog. His work as correspondent and producer has garnered an Emmy, six Cine Golden Eagle Awards, and other honors. Prior to joining the “NewsHour”, Brown helped produce numerous public television series for Media & Society Seminars, an independent production company headed by Fred W. Friendly. His book “The News” was released in 2015.

He attended the University of California, Berkeley (B.A., Classics), the UC Berkeley School of Law, and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (M.S.).