Three-Time Peabody Award Winner, Four-Time Emmy Winner and "Dateline NBC" Correspondent
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- Specializes in: Current Events, Healthcare, International Affairs
- Travels From: New York
John Hockenberry is the host of public radio’s live national daily news program The Takeaway, with a weekly audience of over two million listeners. A multiple Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning journalist, he is a former correspondent for NBC News, ABC News, and NPR, and has traveled the globe reporting on a wide variety of stories in virtually every medium for more than three decades.
He has written dozens of magazine and newspaper articles, a play, and two books, including the bestselling memoir Moving Violations: War Zones, Wheelchairs, and Declarations of Independence which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, Wired, The Columbia Journalism Review and The Washington Post.
A skilled presenter and moderator, Hockenberry has appeared at numerous design and idea conferences around the world including the TED conference, the World Science Festival, the Mayo Clinic’s Transform Symposium and the Aspen Comedy Festival. He has served as a Distinguished Fellow at MIT’s Media Lab.
He is a versatile speaker, experienced in topics as diverse as politics, design, the media and disability, and in formats including emceeing, one-on-one interviews, panel discussions and speeches.
He and his wife Alison, also an Emmy and Peabody winner, have five children and live in Brooklyn, NY.
We're All in Building 18: Disability and Health Care
With persuasive and emotional stories from the soldiers coming back from Iraq, Mr. Hockenberry shows how we are stuck in an unsustainable bubble of investment money which goes to fund acute care at the expense of long term rehabilitation and chronic therapies.
Living Two Lives: Moving Violations
The challenges of living as a paraplegic in America for more than 30 years, having spent a quarter century in journalism reporting from all over the world,
The Mouse the Peacock and the Lightbulb: Journalism in an Age of Corporate Masters
How NBC covered a war while its defense contractor owner GE made billions off the war effort.
Journalism of the Future: When will we stop screaming and start learning?
New technology and new styles of discourse will change the way we learn about politics and current events.
Design for Everyone
The explosion of design consciousness in America has changed the U.S. consumer. How? And what does it mean for U.S. competition in the global economy?
The Armageddon Industry
Middle East politics and policy from Washington to Jerusalem and Islamabad. Drawing on his many years as a Middle East Correspondent Mr. Hockenberry conveys a new way of understanding what's real and imagined about the conflicts in the Middle East.