Grove City College will host veteran political correspondent Brit Hume at the 13th annual Ronald Reagan Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 in Crawford Hall Auditorium on campus.
Hume, who serves as senior political analyst for FOX News, will discuss his time covering Congress and the White House during the Reagan era and political events of today with Dr. Paul Kengor, noted Reagan scholar, and Grove City College President Paul J. McNulty ’80.
Hume has been with Fox News since 1996. He anchored the news network’s “Special Report” for more than 10 years and served as the Washington managing editor, responsible for overseeing news content for FOX News’ Washington bureau. He contributes to all the cable news channel’s major political coverage and is regular panelist on the weekly public affairs program “FOX News Sunday.” He also anchored all network coverage for every presidential election from 1997-2008.
Previously he worked for ABC News for 23 years, serving as chief White House correspondent from 1989 through 1996. He also covered Washington and Capitol Hill for the network.
Hume has received numerous honors and awards, including the 2003 Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism from the National Press Foundation, and a 1991 Emmy Award for his coverage of the Gulf War. The author of two books “Inside Story” and “Death and the Mines,” Hume was twice named “The Best in the Business” by the American Journalism Review for his coverage of the White House.
The lecture, sponsored by The Institute for Faith & Freedom, is free and open to the public. To register, visit iff.faithandfreedom.com/hume.