David Gregory’s career in journalism began when he was 18. Over
the last 25 years, his work has taken him across the country and
around the world. He is now a political analyst on CNN and the host of the David Gregory podcast featuring interviews with newsmakers and thought leaders. David is also a sought after speaker on politics world affairs as well as faith since the release of his book, How’s Your Faith?, a critically acclaimed memoir about his attempts to deepen his own faith amid the rough and tumble of broadcast news.
Best known for his nearly twenty years at NBC News, David served
for six years as the moderator of Meet the Press and Chief White
House Correspondent during the entire Presidency of George W.
Bush. As a correspondent, David covered the trials of OJ Simpson
and Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh as well as other
breaking news around the country.
He contributed anchoring duties to all the network’s major programs including Today and Nightly News and served as a political analyst. Gregory traveled with President Bush on 9-11 and during Mr. Bush’s first visit to Ground Zero after the attacks. From the White House Gregory covered the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and earned a reputation as the toughest questioner in the press corps.
At Meet the Press, David scored a string of exclusive interviews
generating headlines across the world, including the interview with Vice President Joe Biden which represented a major shift by the administration on gay marriage. David also broadcast from
Afghanistan after conducting the first interview with General David Petraeus once he took up his position leading US forces there.
During the 2012 campaign he moderated a debate among the
Republican candidates as part of a special broadcast and conducted
interviews with numerous foreign heads of state.
David was a staple of the network’s special coverage at NBC-
anchoring the breaking news of Osama Bin Laden’s capture and
death and was a key player in election night coverage spanning four Presidential cycles.
David serves a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for American
University’s School of International Service and serves on the board of Martha’s Table, a non-profit organization dedicated to
strengthening families and feeding the poor in Washington DC.
He lives in Washington DC with his three children and his wife, the litigator Beth Wilkinson.
Journalist David Gregory (The David Gregory Show, CNN) joins Travon and Mike to talk about his favorite 1980s hip hop artists, listening to the Hamilton soundtrack with his 10-year-old son, and why he'd like to see President Obama and Ted Cruz in a…Listen