Jeanne Meserve

Jeanne Meserve is a homeland security expert and analyst, a sought-after moderator and media coach, and an award-winning journalist. During her career as a correspondent and anchor with CNN and ABC Jeanne Meserve earned the profession’s highest honors, including two Emmys and the Edward R. Murrow Award. She also contributed to two CNN Peabody Awards.

Jeanne is a member of the Homeland Security Experts Group and the Transatlantic Commission on Election Integrity. From 2011 to 2017 she was a Senior Fellow at the George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security.

Jeanne moderates discussions on a wide array of topics. Recent security-related engagements have included the Aspen Security Forum, the Munich Security Conference, the Halifax International Security Forum, the 70th Anniversary of NATO, the Space Foundation, and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research. Over the past few months she has also moderated discussions on technology, trade, and other topics for AtlanticLIVE, the International Women’s Forum and the Canadian American Business Council. In 2016 she conducted town hall meetings with six of the Republican presidential contenders for Americans for Peace, Prosperity and Security.

Meserve speaks on topics including communication, media and election security.

She has provided communication coaching to leaders of corporations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and government. Her courses have prepared clients for media interviews, presentations, moderating, congressional testimony and crisis communication.

While at CNN Jeanne anchored worldwide coverage of the Yitzhak Rabin assassination and the death of Princess Diana. She was the first to report on the devastating flooding in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Other assignments included the Washington snipers, the Elizabeth Smart abduction, and the Virginia Teach shootings. She was a key member of the CNN political team during the 1996 and 2000 elections. After the 911 attacks, Meserve created CNN’s homeland security beat, covering intelligence, law enforcement, cyber, aviation, border and port security. While at ABC News, she covered the US State Department and reported from the Middle East, Asia, and Europe. Twitter@JeanneMeserve