Female Speakers From CNN, CBS, MSNBC, Fox, & More


Have an upcoming meeting or conference agenda filled with mostly male speakers? Looking for a strong female to join your event stage to dissect the latest news stories and hot topics of the day?

These female keynote speakers are high-profile and in high-demand to discuss today’s biggest headlines, what’s happening in Washington, DC, and the role of the media in news and politics.


  • Nicolle Wallace, Political Analyst, New York Times Best-Selling Author, & Former White House Director of Communications
  • Dana Perino, Host of Fox's The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino & Former White House Press Secretary
  • Kelly O’Donnell, NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent
  • Mika Brzezinski, Co-Host of MSNBC's Morning Joe & Best-Selling Author of All Things at OnceKnowing Your Value, & Grow Your Value
  • A.B. Stoddard, Associate Editor and Columnist for RealClearPolitics
  • Amy Walter, National Editor of The Cook Political Report and Host of WNYC’s The Takeaway Fridays
  • Stephanie Cutter, Former Deputy Senior Advisor to President Obama & Former Co-Host of CNN's Crossfire
  • Ana Navarro, GOP Strategist, Political Contributor to CNN and Telemundo, & Co-Host of ABC’s The View
  • Katty Kay, Author and Lead Anchor of BBC World News America
  • Donna BrazileRenowned Political Strategist and Commentator, Former Interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee
  • Amy Holmes, Acclaimed Political Commentator & Host of PBS' In Principle
  • Evelyn Farkas, Foreign Policy & Global Trends Expert and NBC National Security Contributor
  • Norah O’Donnell, Co-Host of CBS This Morning

Keep reading to learn more about each of these dynamic female media personalities, political analysts, and commentators below and click on their hyperlinked names to browse through their individual speaker profile pages and find out more about each of their speaking topics and see their speaker video footage.


New York Times Best-Selling Author, & Former White House Director of Communications

Called a “tough, savvy, and hard-charging conservative political operator” by The New York TimesNicolle Wallace is a renowned political analyst and currently host of Deadline: White House on MSNBC and a regular contributor to Today. She is a master storyteller as she looks at the latest in politics and the media and offers audiences the rundown on today’s biggest players and issues. | See more on Nicolle Wallace here.


Former White House Press Secretary, New York Times #1 Best-Selling Author, & Host of Fox’s The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino

Before joining Fox News Channel, Dana Perino served as the first Republican woman to be White House Press Secretary of the United States. Today, she is a revered political commentator and journalist known for hosting her own program on Fox News Channel called The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino, as well as being nicknamed “The Voice of Reason” on the hit Fox News show, The Five, where she joins a panel of four other co-hosts to discuss the breaking news of the day and the latest stories capturing the attention of the nation. | See more on Dana Perino here.


NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent

Kelly O’Donnell is a veteran political correspondent currently working a Pennsylvania Avenue beat for NBC News reporting from both the White House and Capitol Hill. She contributes to NBC Nightly News with Brian WilliamsTODAY, and MSNBC, and appears as a panelist on Meet the Press and The Chris Matthews Show. Kelly was the NBC News White House correspondent during President George W. Bush’s second term. She also anchored NBC News broadcasts and has produced long-form pieces for Dateline. She gives a compelling and hard-hitting analysis of congressional culture, electoral politics, and the Washington political scene as a whole. Among many honors, Kelly won an Emmy and a National Headliner Award for her outstanding campaign coverage. | See more on Kelly O'Donnell here.


Co-Host of MSNBC's Morning Joe & Best-Selling Author of All Things at OnceKnowing Your Value, & Grow Your Value

Mika Brzezinski, the co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe and New York Times best-selling author of multiple books including All Things at OnceKnowing Your Value, and Grow Your Value, which is a must-read book packed full with useful career advice for women based on Mika's own experience, provides audiences with her unique insights on the Trump administration. Thoughtful, dynamic, fast-paced perspective on the current political and media landscape. She is a member of the Cable Hall of Fame for her work on Morning Joe. Prior to rejoining MSNBC in January 2007, Brzezinski anchored the CBS Evening News Weekend Edition and served as a CBS News correspondent who frequently contributed to CBS Sunday Morning and 60 Minutes. After returning to MSNBC, Brzezinski anchored the Up to the Minute news and primetime newsbreaks during the week, filling in on MSNBC Live weekdays and on the weekends. | See more on Mika Brzezinski here.


Associate Editor and Columnist, RealClearPolitics

A.B. Stoddard is an associate editor and columnist with political news site and polling data aggregator, RealClearPolitics, and a contributor and guest host for SiriusXM’s POTUS channel. She appears regularly on Fox's Special Report with Bret Baier and CNN’s New Day, as well as other shows on Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, and CNN for her expertise as a political commentator. She is a former associate editor and columnist for The Hill newspaper. Her column with The Hill won first place Dateline Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Washington, DC chapter in 2010 and 2011. She overs the biggest news stories, Congress and the White House, budget battles, and electoral prospects for the two parties. | See more on A.B. Stoddard here


National Editor of The Cook Political Report & Host of WNYC’s The Takeaway Fridays

Amy Walter has built a reputation as an accurate, objective, and insightful political analyst with unparalleled access to campaign insiders and decision-makers. Amy is the national editor of The Cook Political Report and the former political director of ABC News. In her presentations, Amy expertly breaks down the electoral process, congressional culture, and the Washington political scene. If you have an upcoming policy meeting, we encourage you to consider bringing Amy to your event stage. | See more on Amy Walter here.


Political Strategist, Former Deputy Campaign Manager for Obama 2012, & Former Deputy Senior Advisor to President Obama

From the White House to the campaign trail to the halls of Congress, Stephanie Cutter has been at the center of every major policy and political debate for the last two decades. A trusted advisor to America’s most powerful democratic leaders, she is the former Deputy Campaign Manager for Obama 2012. Cutter has an in-depth perspective to current political and policy debates, providing audiences with unique insights and analyses into competing strategies and potential outcomes on everything from the race for the White House and the biggest issues of the day. | See more on Stephanie Cutter here. 


GOP Strategist, Political Contributor to CNN and Telemundo, and Co-Host of ABC’s The View

Respected on both sides of the aisle for her straight-talking ways, Ana Navarro frequently appears on major news networks to break down the issues of the day in her trademark candid and hilarious style. Loved by audiences, she’s in touch with the topics people care about, she discusses hot button issues tactfully, giving audiences an insider’s view of Washington, plenty to think (and laugh) about, and an optimistic overview of where the country is headed. | See more on Ana Navarro here


Author and Lead Anchor of BBC World News America

Katty Kay is the lead anchor of BBC World News America and an acclaimed international journalist who reports on the latest US economic and political news  and serves as a frequent guest on both NBC’s Meet the Press and MSNBC’s Morning Joe. She also hosts Beyond 100 Days on the BBC, covering the happenings after the first 100 days of the Trump administration. A 25 year veteran of BBC reporting across the globe from Zimbabwe to Tokyo, Katty brings global perspective to keynotes on the hottest political issues of the day. | See more on Katty Kay here


Renowned Political Strategist and Commentator, Former Interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee

Donna Brazile is best known as a veteran political strategist, renowned political commentator, columnist, author, adjunct professor at Harvard, and former interim chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), who analyses the hot political topics of the day using prized behind-the-scenes insight. Donna was the first African American woman to manage a national presidential campaign and knows a thing or two about overcoming diversity. An expert on political and socioeconomic issues, she sits on the board of the Professional Diversity Network and looks at why expanding the circle of opportunity for minorities helps everyone succeed and how diversity is the key to success both in the board room and in Washington, DC. Her southern charm, big personality, and hilarious anecdotes make her an instant audience favorite. In fact, Oprah’s O magazine chose her as one of its “20 remarkable visionaries” and Washingtonian named her one of its “100 most powerful women.” | See more on Donna Brazile here.


Acclaimed Political Commentator and Host of PBS's “In Principle”

Amy Holmes is an acclaimed political commentator and host of the new PBS show, In Principle, who gives audiences a humorous, edgy, and insightful overview of the political landscape. She takes audiences into the future of politics under the Trump administration and the most current political issues. Holmes shares her insider's view of Washington to explain what the political news of the day means for the American people. | See more on Amy Holmes here.


Foreign Policy & Global Trends Expert and NBC National Security Contributor

Dr. Evelyn Farkas is one of the nation’s premier voices on American foreign policy and geopolitics, and one of the nation’s most-trusted experts on US-Russia relations. As Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia, she was the Department of Defense’s top Russia expert under President Barack Obama. Farkas advised three US Secretaries of Defense during her tenure at the Pentagon and was responsible for policy toward Russia and the surrounding region. She is an outspoken voice on how America ought to respond to adversaries and manage aggressors, ranging from Russia to North Korea to Iran. | See more on Evelyn Farkas here


Co-Host of CBS This Morning

As co-host of CBS This MorningNorah O'Donnell breaks down the big news of the day and interviews some of the biggest names in politics, entertainment, and sports. She’s also the former NBC Chief Washington Correspondent and the former anchor for Weekend Today. | See more on Norah O'Donnell here.


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