Instructor: Geoff Bennett
Geoff Bennett, is co-anchor of PBS NewsHour, veteran White House and congressional correspondent, anchor and analyst for some of the country’s leading media outlets, and a trusted voice reporting on what’s happening in the capital for the American people. Possessing a natural ability to cut through the noise and offer a detailed, smart, non-partisan analysis on the latest in Washington, Bennett explains the political issues that are the source of heated debates between lawmakers and the leading stories on news programs nationwide. He brings his expert insights from the television screen to USN as he shares the “what” and “why” of U.S. politics, as well as how individuals and organizations might be affected.From politics to social justice and everything in between, Bennett will lead an impartial discussion on what’s going on in the world today, while offering his unique perspective on how current events will play out and their potential to reshape our society.
Class Fee: $35.00
Geoff Bennett is co-anchor for PBS NewsHour and anchor of PBS News Weekend. He also serves as an NBC News and MSNBC political contributor.An award-winning political correspondent, he has reported from the White House under three presidents, covered five presidential elections, and his exclusive interviews with many of Washington, D.C.’s most influential figures have grabbed national headlines.At NewsHour, Bennett has interviewed some of the biggest names in politics and culture -- including Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, billionaire businessman Mark Cuban, Emmy-Award winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph, acclaimed children’s author Jeff Kinney, and legendary singer-songwriter Bonnie Raitt.Bennett joined PBS NewsHour from NBC News, where he was a White House correspondent and substitute anchor for MSNBC.At NBC, he covered the Trump and Biden administrations and earned recognition for his in-depth and exclusive reporting on the delivery delays at the U.S. Postal Service. Bennett also provided extensive and defining coverage of the first Trump impeachment inquiry and the migrant family separation policy. He is part of the NBC team that in 2022 won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence.In his prior experience, he worked for NPR, beginning as an editor for Weekend Edition and later as a reporter covering Congress and the White House.Bennett has appeared as a political analyst on ABC News and CBS News and has also hosted C-SPAN’s Washington Journal public affairs program. He began his journalism career at ABC News’ World News Tonight after graduating from Morehouse College.He and his wife live in the Washington, D.C. area with their son.
*We'll remember your info the next time you register.
This screen shows you the details for the selected product.
Click the "Add to Cart" button to add this product to your shopping cart. You can enter a quantity larger then 1 to add multiples of this product to your shopping cart.
If the product is full you will see a "Wait List" button. Click this button if you would like to be notified if/when capacity is added. If capacity is increased we will email you. Upon receipt of the increased capacity notification, registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
If the product is not ready for purchase you will see a "Notify Me" button. You can click this button if you would like to be notified when this product is ready for purchase.
Some products can only be purchased through our partner. In this case you will see an "External Register" button. Click this button to purchase through our partner's website.