Jeffrey Brown PBS Biography
Jeffrey Brown is an American journalist and he is a senior correspondent for PBS NewsHour. He was born in 1956 in Arlington, Virginia, USA.
He is the son of Morton Brown and Miriam Brown. He grew up in Belmont, Massachusetts with his 4 siblings. In 1974, he graduated from high school. He attended the University of California, Berkeley studying for a bachelor’s degree in Classics.
He wanted to continue to the Ph.D. level but then he decided he wanted to do law journalism. He did a joint program at the Berkely Law and the Columbia Journalism School. He studied law for 2 years and then studied journalism for one year. He received a master’s degree in journalism and he did not finish Law school. He received an honorary degree(D.H.L) in 2010 from Wesley College after he gave a commencement speech there.
Jeffrey Brown PBS Age
He was born in 1956 in Arlington, Virginia, USA. He is 63 years old as of 2019.
Jeffrey Brown PBS Wife
He is married to Paula Crawford, an artist, professor, and author. The two met while they were both studying at UC Berkeley, and have two children.
Jeffrey Brown Career | Jeffrey Brown PBS NewsHour
While learning at Columbia, Brown met TV official Fred W. Inviting, who functioned as a teacher at the college. After he graduated, Brown turned into Friendly’s showing colleague and a maker for the Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society, a TV creation organization coordinated by Friendly.
For a couple of years, Brown helped produce and compose the workshops that were broadcast on open TV about, in addition to other things, morals, law, international strategy, and the Constitution.
From that point, in 1988, Brown joined the PBS NewsHour, which was around then called The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour. He was enlisted as an off-camera financial matters journalist, and was at first situated in New York City, yet moved to Washington, D.C. after eight years.
From the outset, Brown filled in as a correspondent and a maker, before being elevated to the situation of the senior maker for national issues. He turned into an on-camera journalist in 1998, covering both general occasions and expressions.
Jeffrey was named the NewsHour’s specialties reporter, when that position was made, in March 2002. Jeffrey was elevated to senior journalist three years after the fact. In December 2008, the NewsHour propelled a blog called “Workmanship Beat”, covering expressions and culture, which is composed by Brown and other NewsHour columnists.
Jeffrey turned out to be a piece of the grappling group, when The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer was renamed PBS NewsHour in December 2009; Jim Lehrer was joined each communicated by either Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, or Brown.
After Lehrer ventured down in June 2012, the program was facilitated by Woodruff, Ifill, Brown, Ray Suarez, and Margaret Warner on a pivoting premise. That circumstance finished in September 2013, when Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff turned into the sole grapples. At the same time, Brown was named “boss journalist for expressions, culture, and society”.
Between September 2012 and May 2014, Brown displayed the arrangement “Where Poetry Lives” on the NewsHour together with Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey. They headed out through the US to give an account of cultural issues through the viewpoint of verse.
In 2014, Brown began exhibiting the NewsHour arrangement “Culture at Risk” about undermined legacy in the United States and abroad. For that arrangement, he has detailed from various nations, including Myanmar, Peru, Mali, Nepal (after the April 2015 tremor), Cuba, Italy, Spain, Tunisia, and South Africa.
At the point when the PBS NewsHour propelled a month to the monthly book club as a team with The New York Times called “Now Read This” in 2018, Brown turned into its host, meeting the authors.
Other than covering expressions, culture, and society, Brown has during his years as an expressions journalist for the NewsHour likewise once in a while gave an account of different subjects including science and legislative issues. For instance, he co-tied down inclusion of President Obama’s subsequent introduction, and has taken an interest in political decision night inclusion during the 2008, 2012, and 2016 presidential races.
Jeffrey has likewise discharged a verse accumulation called The News, that contains 45 lyrics about providing details regarding TV, things he experienced while revealing, and individual occasions throughout his life.
It was distributed by Copper Canyon Press in May 2015 and has a foreword composed by artist Robert Pinsky. Elizabeth Lund composed the accompanying about the accumulation in a survey in The Washington Post: “[Brown] realizes how to recount to a story, and The News makes an awesome showing of adjusting the language of news-casting and the intensity of verse.”
Jeffrey Brown PBS Awards
Jeffrey has won various honors, including a News and Documentary Emmy Award, a Peabody Award, and numerous CINE Golden Eagle Awards. The Emmy was granted in the class “Remarkable Background/Analysis of a Single Current Story – (Segments)” to a fragment about an antitrust argument against Microsoft in 1999, and the Peabody Award to a section about the joblessness rate in 2003. Jeffrey delivered the two sections.
In 2002, Jeffrey won a CINE Golden Eagle Award for his crafts inclusion on the NewsHour. In the next years, various portions, of which Jeffrey he was the journalist, won Golden Eagles including “Wise Design v. Development” (2005), “Uncertainty” (2005), “Blues Master: B.B. Ruler” (2006), “Demise is on Hold/Connecting with Kids” (2007), “Haitian Artists Create Poetry Amid Rubble” (2011), and “Melodic Legend Herbie Hancock” (2011).
Jeffrey Brown PBS The News
Emmy award-winning journalist Jeffrey Brown’s debut book of poetry illuminates the pain and intimacy behind sensational headlines.
Title The News
Author Jeffrey Brown
Publisher Copper Canyon Press, 2015
ISBN 1619321300, 9781619321304
Length of 80 pages