Andrea Mitchell

NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent

As NBC’s chief foreign affairs correspondent, Andrea Mitchell covers foreign policy, intelligence and national security issues for NBC News and MSNBC. In addition to traveling with Secretary of State John Kerry, she also hosts Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC—her daily program of political and foreign policy news.  

Mitchell was a lead correspondent covering the 2012 presidential campaign and is the author of Talking Back: …To Presidents, Dictators, and Assorted Scoundrels (Viking, 2005), a memoir about her experiences covering five presidents, Congress and foreign policy.  

In addition to being an Emmy Award-winning journalist, Mitchell has received a number of prestigious awards, including the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Radio-Television News Directors’ Foundation Zeidenberg Award for protecting the First Amendment.  

Mitchell is a member of The Gridiron Club, a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a board member of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance.  

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