Distinguished Speaker: Jonathan Ebinger

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Jul 1st at 7:30 PM until 8:30 PM



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Jonathan Ebinger is an experienced Washington based news producer and editor who for nine years worked for ABC News Nightline. Later, while with ESPN, he launched the weekly investigative program "Outside the Lines," and led the show's production team.

Since 2001, Ebinger has also been part of production teams for the BBC, CNBC, PBS, and The National Geographic Channel. He has worked on extended projects as an editor for National Public Radio, as well as with the special events unit at ABC News.

Starting in 2005, he has administered media projects for the Radio Television Digital News Foundation, including an ongoing journalist exchange program for American and German journalists. He also presents workshops across the United States on how communities and journalists can respond in the event of a terror crisis.

Ebinger has been honored with eight Emmy Awards, including six national news Emmys with "Nightline" (ABC News), one national news Emmy for "Inside Base Camp" (National Geographic Channel), and one local Emmy for "World Talk" (WETA-PBS). He also received a Dupont-Columbia Award for "Nightline" Special Programs (1995-1996).

Since 2008, he has lectured across Germany on American news coverage of domestic politics, from the coverage of the 2008 Presidential primary campaigns on through the transition, initial days, and ensuing years of the Obama Administration.  He has also been a guest or feature lecturer on a range of media and journalism topics at Universities from Rhode Island to Alaska, including a few places in between. 

Follow him on Twitter at @jonathanebinger