Former CNN Senior Diplomatic Correspondent
Emmy Award-winning reporter Michelle Kosinski shares with audiences candid stories of her experiences around the globe and the insight she’s gained while covering some of the most important events of our times.
Michelle Kosinski is a former CNN’s senior diplomatic correspondent responsible for covering the State Department. Previously, Kosinski served as the network’s White House correspondent during the Obama administration. She joined the network in 2014 and contributed to all CNN programs and platforms. Kosinski is based in the Washington, D.C. bureau.
Before CNN, Kosinski served as an NBC News foreign correspondent in London, where she reported for BC Nightly News with Brian Williams, The Today Show, MSNBC, and CNBC. Named to this position in 2005, Kosinski covered a wide range of domestic and international stories for the network, including the earthquake in Haiti, the aftermath of the Arab Spring, military handover in Afghanistan, terrorist plots and bombings in Europe, the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, and US-Russia relations from Moscow. Kosinski also covered the Alexander Litvinenko poisoning case in London, the Virginia Tech shootings, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. She also received an Emmy for her role in the coverage of the 2008 presidential election.
Prior to her work at NBC News, Kosinski reported for WTVJ-NBC 6 in Miami, Florida, where she received an Emmy for reporting on immigration issues. She was also named 2005 Woman of the Year by South Florida Women in Communications. Kosinski also did numerous longer-form investigative reports for WTVJ, where she covered federal court cases. At WSOC-ABC in Charlotte, N.C., she was bureau chief and voted “Best Reporter in Charlotte” by readers of the city’s arts and entertainment magazine. Kosinski began her television career at WIFR-CBS in Rockford, Illinois, where she was named advocacy reporter.
Kosinski was born in Cinnaminson, N.J. She earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.
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LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
Dr. Henry Lee's presentation was entertaining, insightful and wise. I, and everyone at Pfizer, especially appreciate the remarks you directed about following your passion and preparing yourself to excel. Thank you, everyone, at PDA for helping to make this happen!
The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
It was a great pleasure to work with PDA Group! The communication was always prompt, friendly and helpful. We loved the speakers and events we booked through Mr. Peter Walker (PDA Group).
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
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