ABC News’ chief White House correspondent takes audiences behind the headlines with a revealing look at the people, issues and events shaping U.S. politics.
Go behind the scenes at the nation's capital with award-winning journalist Jonathan Karl, who shares an insider’s look at the political landscape and insights from his years covering domestic, foreign and military affairs.
One of the most visible and trusted faces in broadcast journalism, Jonathan is an award-winning political reporter who has covered Congress and the White House, including four presidential elections. In addition to his role as chief White House correspondent for ABC News, he contributes to Good Morning America, World News Tonight and Nightline. He also hosts the weekly podcast Powerhouse Politics and digital video series This Week in History.
Among his many journalistic honors are an Emmy for his coverage of President Obama’s first Inauguration, the National Press Foundation's 2001 Everett McKinley Dirksen Award – the highest honor for Congressional reporting; he is also one of few journalists to win the Joan Shorenstein Barone Award for excellence in Washington-based reporting twice.
With insights gathered from countless interviews with world leaders and on-the-ground coverage from Capitol Hill, the White House and the Pentagon, Jonathan illuminates what goes on in the corridors of power in the U.S. and abroad. His deep credibility, extensive news experience, and political knowledge of foreign policy, national politics, and current events help audiences understand America's ever-changing political landscape.Chief Washington Correspondent & Chief White House Correspondent for ABC News
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Jonathan was wonderful! The panel he moderated was the best one of the day and he did a fantastic job. Was knowledgeable and personable - really connected with the audience. Partnership for 21st Century Skills
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