Thursday, March 8, 2007
UMUC Inn and Conference Center
3501 University Boulevard East
Adelphi, MD 20783
7 p.m. in Auditorium
Following lecture, in Ballroom
RSVP early; seating is limited.
Andrea Mitchell has served since 1994 as the chief foreign affairs correspondent for NBC News, where she reports on foreign policy issues for MSNBC and for all NBC News broadcasts, including Nightly News with Tom Brokaw and Today. Throughout the 2000 presidential elections, Mitchell hosted The Mitchell Report on MSNBC, NBC News’s election-year broadcast of record. She has reported on the conflict with Iraq, U.S.–China relations, the Hong Kong handover, the war in Bosnia, the Middle East peace process, the civil war in Afghanistan, nuclear proliferation in India and Pakistan, terrorism, and more.
Before she became chief foreign affairs correspondent, Mitchell served as NBC’s chiefWhite House correspondent, a position she accepted after covering Bill Clinton from the New Hampshire primary through the entire 1992 presidential campaign. She also served as a regular political analyst on Today.
Mitchell joined NBC News in 1978 as a general correspondent based inWashington, D.C. Before joining NBC, she was a correspondent forWDVM–TV (thenWTOP), the CBS affiliate inWashington, D.C. From 1967 to 1976, she was a broadcast journalist for KYW Radio and KYW–TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Over the years, Mitchell has appeared on Meet the Press as a panelist and substitute host. An acclaimed political reporter, she has covered every presidential election since 1976. In the summer of 1999, Mitchell was nominated for two Emmy awards for outstanding instant coverage of a news story for her reporting on the crisis in Iraq and on the embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
A native NewYorker, Mitchell received her BA in English literature from the University of Pennsylvania, where she currently serves as a trustee, a member of the executive committee, and chair of the Annenberg School advisory board. Mitchell is married to former Federal Reserve board chairman Alan Greenspan and lives in Washington, D.C.