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Nia-Malika Henderson

Nia-Malika Henderson

Keynote Speaker: Senior Political Analyst for CNN

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Nia-Malika Henderson Biography

Nia-Malika Henderson is a senior political analyst for CNN, regularly appearing on "Inside Politics with Dana Bash," "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" and "The Lead with Jake Tapper." Henderson plays a key role in CNN’s political coverage, offering analysis and reporting on breaking news, presidential and midterm elections.

She has also written regularly about race, gender, demographics and cultural issues.

In 2020, she reported on the Democratic presidential primary and on Trump’s re-election bid.

During the 2016 campaign cycle, she reported on the Democratic and Republican candidates, covering Sen. Bernie Sanders’ insurgent campaign, Ben Carson’s unlikely bid and Donald Trump’s realignment of the Republican party.

Henderson was a national political reporter for The Washington Post, where she covered the White House, the 2012 presidential campaign, the 2010 midterm elections and anchored the 2012 election blog. She also covered the first two years of the Obama administration for Politico and was Newsday’s lead reporter covering Obama’s 2008 campaign, the Democratic primary race and the Democratic National Convention.

In 2005, Henderson was part of the Newsday team named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting for a series on the history of hip hop. Before joining Newsday’s national staff, she wrote for The Baltimore Sun.

Henderson was a double major in literature and cultural anthropology at Duke University and earned master’s degrees in American studies from Yale University and journalism from Columbia University. She is on the board of visitors for Duke’s Trinity College.

Henderson lives with her wife and daughter in Washington.

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Nia-Malika Henderson Videos

How Gay Marriage Won: A Conversation with Sasha Issenberg and ...
Nia-Malika Henderson: "Race, Gender and the 2016 Election ...
A Conversation with CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson '96 - YouTube

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Nia-Malika Henderson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as News & Media, Broadcasting, Political, Diversity, Women, Government, Culture, LGBTQ, DEI and Black Heritage.

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Nia-Malika Henderson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including News & Media, Broadcasting and Political. The estimated speaking fee range to book Nia-Malika Henderson for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Nia-Malika Henderson generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Donna Brazile, Angela Rye and Gloria Borger. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Nia-Malika Henderson for an upcoming event.

Nia-Malika Henderson Videos

How Gay Marriage Won: A Conversation with Sasha Issenberg and ...
Nia-Malika Henderson: "Race, Gender and the 2016 Election ...
A Conversation with CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson '96 - YouTube

Nia-Malika Henderson Reviews

  • Nia-Malika was an excellent speaker for our conference, she set the stage for the entire 3 day event and had the audience engaged in a thoughtful manner that was appreciated by both attendees and the conference team.
    National Public Sector HealthCare Roundtable - Nov 13 2023

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