The NBC News correspondent, who on Tuesday night received a lifetime achievement award during the 40th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, also discussed the recent impeachment inquiry.
Andrea Mitchell is in the midst of her 42nd year as an NBC News journalist, and she will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 40th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards later this year.
Five female anchors now deliver most of the daytime news programming at MSNBC: Nicolle Wallace, Andrea Mitchell, Hallie Jackson, Stephanie Ruhle and Katy Tur.
Mitchell, who’s about to celebrate 40 years at NBC, remains one of Washington’s most dogged reporters, literally outrunning — and scooping — colleagues, many of whom are decades her junior. At 71, she has covered seven presidents, the nuclear arms race, and such events as the Jonestown massacre and the Three Mile Island accident, and she’s as busy as ever now as the chief foreign affairs correspondent for NBC News and the host of MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports.
Andrea Mitchell has covered seven White Houses. Then came Trump. “I’ve never seen anything like this.” The White House staff, she says, uses the briefing room as a daily disinformation machine and the president and secretary of state outright attempt to undermine the ability of reporters to do their job.
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani met with the nation’s top media in an off-the-record interview to discuss why he turned down a meeting with President Obama and concerns over Iran’s nuclear capabilities. Broadcasters at the meeting included ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer, CNN president Jeff Zucker, NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell and PBS’ Gwen Ifill.
Andrea Mitchell of NBC News and MSNBC will receive the Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism from the National Press Foundation. The award will be presented at NPF’s 28th annual awards dinner, March 1, 2011, in Washington. “Andrea Mitchell is a great reporter and commentator who regularly breaks important Washington and national stories,” […]