Moderator and Co-host, SpyTalk Podcast, TCEI member and former anchor and correspondent for CNN and ABC News
Jeanne Meserve is an expert interviewer, sought-after moderator, podcast host and award-winning journalist. During her career as an anchor and correspondent with CNN and ABC News Jeanne earned her profession’s highest honors, including two Emmys and the Edward R. Murrow Award. She also contributed to two CNN Peabody Awards.
Jeanne interviews top leaders in industry, government and academia, moderating discussions on a wide array of topics including technology, democracy, national security, health and medicine, women’s issues and the environment. Engagements have included the White House Summit on Democracy, the Munich Security Conference, AtlanticLIVE events, the Copenhagen and Denver Democracy Summits, the Halifax International Security Forum and the global conferences of the International Women’s Forum.
She is also host of the NatSec Tech podcast which explores the impact of technology innovation on security, economics and democracy. At CNN Meserve anchored worldwide coverage of the Yitzhak Rabin assassination and the death of Princess Diana. She created the network’s homeland security beat and was the first to report on the devastating flooding in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. She was also a key member of the CNN political team during the 1996 and 2000 elections. While at ABC News she covered the State Department and reported from the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
Jeanne has provided communications coaching to leaders in the corporate, government, academic and non-profit world. She is a member of the Homeland Security Experts Group and the Transatlantic Commission on Election Integrity and is on the board of the non-profit Space Foundation.