CNN Chief National Correspondent
John King is CNN's chief national correspondent and anchor of Inside Politics, a 30-minute Sunday morning program featuring a panel of the top-tier political correspondents. King also anchors Inside Politics segments weekday mornings on CNN's New Day. He is an award-winning journalist who has covered the past seven presidential elections and reported from all 50 states and more than 70 countries. Read More >
A Conversation with John King Excerpt
University of Rhode Island Commencement Address
Over the years, John King has lived through and reported on many Presidential elections. As his career went on, he began to be more directly involved with politics as he became a debate moderator in both 2010 and 2012. He provided minute-by-minute updates of each election and declared the winner to many Americans each time. Read More >
After the election, though, John King has focused on the voices of the American people, their reactions, and their thoughts. The unique insight King can bring in a speech on the 2016 election is the following – he not only values the political issues of the day, but also the aftermath, the Americans and their opinions. Read Less ^
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"On behalf of the Kennedy Political Union and the entire American University community, I wanted to thank you again for coming to speak at our campus. Your speech on the Republican primary and the role of the media in politics was well received by all in attendance and provided students with an exciting opportunity to hear your opinions on the current political and media landscape in America. Thanks again for everything!"
"John King was a fabulous speaker. He was insightful, smart, and funny, and students really enjoyed him. During the reception, he went out of his way to speak with everyone and was incredibly kind. Thanks very much!"
"He came, he spoke, he conquered.
CNN chief national correspondent John King may not be Caesar, but as keynote speaker at last week’s CJN Foundation tribute event, he had more than 600 people in attendance at his feet. Funny and informative, the Roman Catholic-raised convert to Judaism wowed the crowd with stories about his spiritual path and insights on politics, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the media business."
"CNN's John King was an excellent speaker at our Quarterly Meeting and was very well received by our attendees. His remarks were engaging and he made it a point to offer to take questions at the end as well as to meet individually with attendees to take their questions after the formal program concluded. A consummate professional."