Jeanne Meserve

CNN Anchor and Homeland Security Correspondent (1992-2011)

Jeanne Meserve is a top journalism keynote speaker and former CNN Anchor and Homeland Security Correspondent. While at CNN Jeanne anchored worldwide coverage of the Yitzhak Rabin assassination and the death of Princess Diana. She was the first to report on the devastating flooding in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Other assignments included the Washington snipers, the Elizabeth Smart abduction, and the Virginia Tech shootings.

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      Jeanne Meserve moderates one-on-one interviews, panel discussions and townhall-style meetings for organizations all over the world. Topics have included national security, politics, media, space, environment, health, law, education, and business. Skills developed...

      Jeanne Meserve moderates one-on-one interviews, panel discussions and townhall-style meetings for organizations all over the world.

      Topics have included national security, politics, media, space, environment, health, law, education, and business.

      Skills developed as an anchor and reporter give Jeanne the ability to home in on key issues, create a highly interactive dialogue, and synthesize information. She believes a good discussion should be energetic, informative, and thought provoking.

      She deeply researches each subject, and each participant, to determine the theme and trajectory of each conversation, give it impact and bring it to a meaningful conclusion.

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      About Keynote Speaker Jeanne Meserve

      Jeanne is currently International Security Expert for Canada’s CTV News. During her career as a correspondent and anchor with CNN and ABC News Jeanne earned the profession’s highest honors, including two Emmys and the Edward R. Murrow Award. She also contributed to two CNN Peabody Awards.

      Jeanne is a member of the Homeland Security Experts Group and the Transatlantic Commission on Election Integrity. She is also a member of the board of the Space Foundation.

      Jeanne moderates discussions on a wide array of topics, including technology, trade and security. Recent engagements have included AtlanticLIVE events, a NATO session on technological innovation, the Aspen Security Forum, the Munich Security Conference, the Halifax International Security Forum, and global conferences of the International Women’s Forum.

      Meserve speaks on topics including communication, media and election security.

      She has provided communication coaching to leaders of corporations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and government. She has prepared clients for media interviews, presentations, moderating, congressional testimony and crisis communication.

      While at CNN Jeanne anchored worldwide coverage of the Yitzhak Rabin assassination and the death of Princess Diana. She was the first to report on the devastating flooding in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Other assignments included the Washington snipers, the Elizabeth Smart abduction, and the Virginia Tech shootings. She was a key member of the CNN political team during the 1996 and 2000 elections. After the 9/11 attacks, Meserve created CNN’s homeland security beat, covering intelligence, law enforcement, cyber, aviation, border and port security. While at ABC News, she covered the US State Department and reported from the Middle East, Asia and Europe.

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