Jeanne Meserve

Jeanne Meserve uses the skills developed during her decades in live television to moderate virtual and in person panels, townhalls and interviews. She expertly engages her guests and her audiences by asking the right question, listening, following up and encouraging interaction. Her meticulous research, wide range of knowledge and years of experience have made her a go-to moderator, facilitator, emcee, and host for organizations all around the world.

Jeanne Meserve

Jeanne Meserve uses the skills developed during her decades in live television to moderate virtual and in person panels, townhalls and interviews. She expertly engages her guests and audiences by asking the right questions, listening, following up and encouraging interaction. Her meticulous research, wide range of knowledge and years of experience have made her a go-to moderator, facilitator, emcee, and host for organizations all around the world.

Awards

Jeanne Meserve Emmy Award
Jeanne Meserve Peabody Award
Jeanne Meserve Emmy Award

Emmy Award Winner Jeanne Meserve

Jeanne Meserve is an International Security Analyst for Canada’s CTV News, and is host of the NatSec Tech podcast for the Special Competitive Studies Project. She has been an anchor and correspondent for CNN and ABC News, winning two Emmy Awards, and an Edward R. Murrow Award. She also contributed to two CNN Peabody Awards for coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf Oil Spill, and anchored CNN’s award-winning coverage of Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination and the death of Princess Diana.

Meserve moderates on a wide array of subjects for groups including AtlanticLIVE, the Munich Security Conference, the International Women’s Forum and many other organizations.

Meserve currently serves as a member of the Transatlantic Commission on Election Integrity, a bipartisan consortium of leaders from the US and Europe in the fields of politics, technology, media and business. The group works to identify emerging threats to free and fair elections, and develop strategies to mitigate them.

She is also a member of the Homeland Security Experts Group, serves on the board of directors of the Space Foundation, and is an honorary member of the Red Cross Tiffany Circle.

In the immediate aftermath of the September 11th attacks Meserve established the homeland security beat for CNN. On the ground in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, she was the first to report on the devastating flooding inundating portions of the city. Among her other assignments: the Washington snipers, the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping, and the Virginia Tech shootings. As State Department Correspondent for ABC News she reported from China, the Middle East and Europe.

Meserve received a B.A. in English Literature from Middlebury College, and is a recipient of the college’s Alumni Achievement Award.

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Moderating Services

Jeanne Meserve moderates one-on-one interviews, panel discussions and townhall-style meetings for organizations all over the world.

Topics have included national security, politics, media, space, environment, health, education, and business.

With the skills she developed as an anchor and reporter Jeanne excels at identifying key issues, synthesizing information and creating conversations. She believes a good discussion should be energetic, informative, and thought provoking.

Jeanne works closely with her clients and deeply researches each subject and each participant to determine the trajectory of each conversation for maximum impact.

Speaker

Communication is the centerpiece of Jeanne’s career. As an anchor and reporter, communications coach, and as a moderator, her job has always been to impart information in a manner that is clear, concise and compelling. She speaks to a wide range of groups on topics ranging from media, to communication and national security, to women’s issues.

On Camera and Voice Over Talent

Her years in television and radio are testimony to Jeanne’s abilities in front of the microphone and camera. She will host the upcoming NatSec Tech podcast, and previously co-hosted the SpyTalk podcast.  She has been a “news anchor” in preparedness exercises and done voice overs for events, products and book trailers.  Her experience and versatility make her a good fit for a broad spectrum of projects.

Latest News and Events

AI Expo for National Competitiveness

The Special Competitive Studies Project's first AI Expo for National Competitiveness was a landmark event.  Jeanne moderated the panel "Women Powering Innovation" with Christine Fox, a Senior Fellow at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, [READ MORE]

Five Eyes Law Enforcement Group

Top law enforcement officials from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Britain and the US participated in a roundtable discussion about technology as both an enabler of crime and an investigative tool following their annual meeting in [READ MORE]

Washington Post LIVE Climate Summit

Can a company striving to meet ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) goals still be profitable and deliver value to shareholders?  That was the conversation at the Washington Post LIVE Climate Summit between Jeanne and Tiffany Atwell, [READ MORE]

Cinema for Peace Foundation

The Berlin based Cinema for Peace Foundation asked Jeanne to moderate a conversation for the World Forum on the Future of Democracy, Tech and Humankind.  A high-powered panel debated the impact of a Donald Trump [READ MORE]

Munich Security Conference 2024 Innovation Night

Innovation is not optional.  It is imperative.  In a return to MSC's Innovation Night, Jeanne moderated discussions on how partnerships can enable and spread innovation.  Guests included General Philippe Lavigne, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander for [READ MORE]

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