TVNewser’s 2015 Guide To Graduation Speakers

By Alissa Krinsky 

In keeping withClass of 2015 TVNewser tradition, we present to you our eighth annual list of who’s-speaking-where-and-when at America’s colleges and universities (in alphabetical order):

FBN’s Maria BartiromoNew York University – Graduate School of Arts and Science (NY), May 19

CBS’s Margaret BrennanNiagara University – College of Arts and Sciences and Education (NY), May 16


PBS’s David BrooksWestmont College (CA), May 8… Dartmouth College (NH), June 14

NBC’s Tom BrokawHigh Point University (NC), May 8

Yahoo’s Katie CouricUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison (WI), May 16

NBC’s Josh ElliottUniversity of California, Santa Barbara – Humanities and Arts (CA), June 15

NBC’s Richard EngelStanford University (CA), June 14

CNBC’s Sharon Epperson:  Carlow University (PA), May 9

Huffington Post’s Howard FinemanWashington and Jefferson College (PA) May 16

CNN’s David GergenHobart and William Smith Colleges (NY), May 17

Former ABC’er Charlie GibsonShenandoah University (VA), May 9

CBS’s Nancy GilesGrinnell College (IA), May 19

CNN’s Hala GoraniGeorge Mason University (VA), May 16

CBS’s Melody HobsonUniversity of Southern California (CA), May 15

NBC’s Lester HoltCalifornia State University, Sacramento – College of Arts and Letters (CA), May 23

FNC’s Brit HumePepperdine University School of Public Policy (CA), April 17

PBS’s Gwen Ifill: Utica College (NY), May 17

MSNBC’s Richard LuiCalifornia State University, Fullerton (CA), May 16

MSNBC’s Chris MatthewsMerrimack College (MA), May 17… St. Mary’s College of California (CA), May 23… Peirce College (PA), June 11

NBC/MSNBC’s Craig MelvinWofford College (SC), May 17

NBC/MSNBC’s Andrea MitchellUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD), May 21

ABC’s David MuirNortheastern University (MA), May 8

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’DonnellMGH Institute of Health Professions (MA), May 11… Wheelock College (MA), May 14

ABC’s Martha Raddatz:  Kenyon College (OH), May 16

Univsion/Fusion’s Jorge RamosUniversity of Southern California – Annenberg School of Journalism (CA), May 15

ABC’s Amy RobachUniversity of Georgia (GA), May 8

ABC’s Robin RobertsEmerson College (MA), May 18

PBS’s Mark Shields: Allegheny College (PA), May 9

CBS’s Bill WhitakerKnox College (IL), June 7

ABC’s Bob WoodruffBucknell University (PA), May 17

PBS’s Judy Woodruff: Methodist University (NC), May 9… Arizona State University – Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication (AZ), May 12… Along with husband Al Hunt, Marist College (NY), May 23

CNN’s Fareed ZakariaMacaulay Honors College at The City University of New York (NY), June 2