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Mara Liasson
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  • National Political Correspondent for National Public Radio.
  • Has covered every major election and landmark political event for the past 30 years.
  • Winner of the White House Correspondents Association's Merriman Smith Award for daily news coverage in 1994, 1995, and 1997.
  • Recipient of the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism.

Mara Liasson is the national political correspondent for National Public Radio. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines All Things Considered and Morning Edition. Liasson provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC—focusing on the White House and Congress—and also reports on political trends beyond the Beltway.

Each election year, Liasson provides key coverage of the candidates and issues in both presidential and congressional races. During her tenure she has covered seven presidential elections—in 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016. Prior to her current assignment, Liasson was NPR's White House correspondent for all eight years of the Clinton administration. She has won the White House Correspondents Association's Merriman Smith Award for daily news coverage in 1994, 1995, and again in 1997. From 1989–1992 Liasson was NPR's congressional correspondent.

Liasson joined NPR in 1985 as a general assignment reporter and newscaster. From September 1988 to June 1989 she took a leave of absence from NPR to attend Columbia University in New York as a recipient of a Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism.

Prior to joining NPR, Liasson was a freelance radio and television reporter in San Francisco. She was also managing editor and anchor of California Edition, a California Public Radio nightly news program, and a print journalist for The Vineyard Gazette in Martha's Vineyard, Mass.

Liasson is a graduate of Brown University where she earned a bachelor's degree in American history.

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Throughout her long career as National Public Radio’s congressional correspondent and White House correspondent for the Clinton years, Mara Liasson has come to understand the American political scene intimately and has become one of the most trusted voices in political journalism.

Liasson has the experience to provide audiences with a solid understanding of the issues, and with acumen and wit, delivers a candid perspective on the current political landscape. In her keynotes, she discusses the evolution of American politics and how the American public is being served, how media affects politics, behind-the-scenes insight, and any current political issue at hand.

When it comes to politics and elections, Mara Liasson is of the most trusted voices in political journalism. In her positions as Political Contributor for Fox News, National Political Correspondent for NPR and the host of several award-winning newsmagazines, Liasson wields the experience needed to provide audiences with a solid understanding of the issues. Serving as White House correspondent during the Clinton Administration and covering every presidential election from 1992 to 2012 for NPR, Liasson delivers a candid perspective on how the media will impact the politics and policy issues facing the country today.

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