Greta Van Susteren is joining Gray TV as their new Chief National Political Analyst, where she will cover national and international politics. Gray TV owns and/or operates over 90 local television stations across the country. In addition, Ms. Van Susteren, will host two nationally syndicated shows in development with Gray TV.
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“We’re thrilled to have someone with Greta’s depth of experience join our team. Our stations and our viewers will benefit from Greta’s no-nonsense, straightforward approach to complex political issues,” said Hilton Howell Jr., Gray’s Chairman
An award-winning journalist, Ms. Van Susteren hosted “On the Record” on the Fox News Channel for 14½ years before a short stint hosting a nightly news program on MSNBC. Prior to Fox News, Ms. Van Susteren hosted CNN’s prime-time news and analysis program, “The Point with Greta Van Susteren,” and co-hosted the network’s daily legal analysis show, “Burden of Proof.” Her legal analysis for CNN’s coverage of Election 2000 earned her the American Bar Association’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Journalism.
“After more than 20 years on cable news platforms, I am thrilled to move to broadcast news and especially excited to join Gray Television’s journalists all across the country,” said Greta Van Susteren. “It’s a journalist’s dream to be part of a growing media company so focused on delivering quality news in local markets big and small through trusted, local institutions like Gray’s television stations.”
Ms. Van Susteren currently hosts, and will continue to host, “Plugged in with Greta Van Susteren” on Voice of America, which broadcasts exclusively outside of the United States. The VOA program features Ms. Van Susteren’s first-hand reporting around the world from the G-20 to the North Korean summit. In just the past few months, she has interviewed numerous world leaders one-on-one, including President Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, and former President Carter.
Greta has represented various clients in civil and criminal cases during her career as a trial attorney and appellate attorney. She has authored two books and served as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center from 1984 through 1999.
Sandy Breland, Gray’s Senior Vice President-Local Media, added, “More than ever, our local news viewers are wanting to know the impact of national government decisions on their lives and communities. With her decades of covering current events and legal issues, Greta will provide an
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