Betsy Fischer Martin

Fall 2023
Resident Fellow
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Study Group: Rematch or Renewal: An In-Depth Discussion of the 2024 Presidential Race (with Jonathan Martin)

Betsy Fischer Martin is an Emmy-winning journalist and former TV news executive. She is currently the executive director of the Women & Politics Institute at American University and a faculty member in the Department of Government. She spent 23 years at NBC News, where she covered six presidential campaigns as a political producer and served as the longtime Executive Producer of "Meet the Press with Tim Russert." In 2013, she became the managing editor of NBC News Political Programming, where she contributed to political coverage on NBC Nightly News and the Today Show. She was also the Contributing Editor for Washington for MORE Magazine where she interviewed female political leaders about policy issues, women’s empowerment and leadership.

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