Guest Speaker Announced for March 18, 2020 Advocacy Day

December 05, 2019

WHA is pleased to announce that Frank Sesno will be the featured keynote speaker at the March 18, 2020 annual Advocacy Day event.

Sesno is an internationally-recognized journalist with more than 30 years of experience reporting from around the world. Well-known as a television anchor, White House correspondent and talk show host with CNN, he is also a nationally-renowned moderator who has engaged some of the world’s leading personalities. Sesno currently serves as director of The George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs, where he leads nearly two dozen world-class faculty and teaches journalism ethics, documentary, sustainability reporting and “the art of the interview.”

Sesno is a frequent analyst on television and in print on the subject of American politics and media. He has hosted and produced documentaries for both The History Channel and PBS.

Sesno is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Board of Trustees at Middlebury College. He is a past trustee of The Potomac School and the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Journalism Award committee. Sesno graduated cum laude with a B.A. in American History from Middlebury College. He has received honorary doctorates from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California, Middlebury College, and Eckerd College.

Look for 2020 Advocacy Day registration to be available in the new year.

This story originally appeared in the December 05, 2019 edition of WHA Newsletter