Global Summit 2022
 
  
Tuesday, October 11 through Tuesday, December 13 at the Jefferson Educational Society, Gannon University, and  Cathederal Prep Auditorium.
The Jefferson Educational Society invites speakers from around the world to speak on a broad range of globally important issues each year as part of our Global Summit Speaker Series.

An Evening with Al Hunt and Judy Woodruff

December 12th,2022 | 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Gannon University
Professor / Instructor / Speaker: Al Hunt & Judy Woodruff 

An Evening with Al Hunt and Judy Woodruff

Nationally known and respected media personalities and spouses Al Hunt and Judy Woodruff will team up to comment on American politics and culture in their first Global Summit appearance.

Hunt, a veteran American journalist, is a key contributor to the editorial arm of Bloomberg covering policy and politics in Washington, D.C. Previously, he was the executive editor of Bloomberg News and host of "Political Capital with Al Hunt" on Bloomberg Television. Hunt worked for four decades at the Wall Street Journal, where he was a reporter, bureau chief, and executive Washington editor. He also makes use of a trained political eye in his podcast, "Politics War Room," with James Carville.

Judy Woodruff is an American broadcast journalist who has worked in network, cable, and public television news since 1976. She is the anchor and managing editor of PBS NewsHour. Woodruff has covered every presidential election and convention since 1976. She has interviewed several heads of state and moderated U.S. presidential debates.

Woodruff wrote the 1982 book, This Is Judy Woodruff at the White House, in which she describes her experiences as a journalist. Woodruff has always been a staunch advocate for women as part of a group of journalists that founded the International Women's Media Foundation.

In "An Evening with Al Hunt and Judy Woodruff," the pair will reflect on lessons learned from decades of covering politics and the challenges of the present moment. They first met during a softball game between journalists and staffers for then-President Jimmy Carter.

Hunt received a B.A. in Political Science from Wake Forest University in 1965. Woodruff was conferred a B.A. in Political Science from Duke University in 1968.

 

Location: Gannon University, Yehl Ballroom in Waldron Campus Center – 124 W. 7th Street Erie, PA 16501.

Date/Time: Monday, December 12 @ 7:30 p.m.  

Admission: Early Bird: GA $25, VIP $50 / Regular Price: GA $35, VIP $60. 

Parking: Gannon University parking garage on Peach Street.    

Please read our full Covid-19 policy here (updated July 21, 2022).

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Al Hunt & Judy Woodruff 

Nationally known and respected media personalities and spouses Al Hunt and Judy Woodruff will team up to comment on American politics and culture in their first Global Summit appearance.

 

Woodruff and Hunt are a forceful duo in journalism and in life. Their contributions to and lifetime commitment to journalism can only be described as honorable. Hunt received a B.A. in Political Science from Wake Forest University in 1965. Woodruff was conferred a B.A. in Political Science from Duke University in 1968.

 

Al Hunt, B.A. 

 

Albert R.Hunt is a Washington columnist,  co-host of 2022 Politics War Room podcast with James Carville and Al Hunt and a regular columnist with the Hill.

 

Hunt was a reporter, Washington bureau chief and a columnist for the Wall Street Journal. He also was  a weekly panelist for  seventeen years on CNN's Capital Gang. After the Journal, he was Executive Washington Editor for Bloomberg News and he hosted the weekend talk show Political Capital with Al Hunt on Bloomberg Television. He wrote a column for the International New York Times and Bloomberg Opinion.

 He is co-author of a series of books published by the American Enterprise Institute, including The American Elections of 1980, The American Elections of 1982, and The American Elections of 1984. In 1987, he co-authored Elections American Style for the Brookings Institution. He teaches a course on the Press and Politics at the University of Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Judy Woodruff, anchor of the PBS' NewsHour, live in Washington; they have three children. 

 

Judy Woodruff, B.A.

 

Judy Woodruff is an American broadcast journalist who has worked in network, cable, and public television news since 1976. She is the anchor and managing editor of PBS NewsHour. Woodruff has covered every presidential election and convention since 1976. She has interviewed several heads of state and moderated U.S. presidential debates.

 

Woodruff wrote the 1982 book, This Is Judy Woodruff at the White House, in which she describes her experiences as a journalist. Judy has always been a staunch advocate for women as part of a group of journalists that founded the International Women's Media Foundation. Hunt, one of the primary media analysts for presidential elections, co-authored Elections American Style for the Brookings Institution in 1987.