Jennifer Donahue

Political Analyst, Journalist for CNN, MSNBC, C-SPAN

Jennifer Donahue has covered national and New Hampshire politics since 1989 as a journalist and academic.

Background: A political reporter and producer for 15 years; now in academia. Was a Harvard Institute of Politics Fellow, Fall 2008. Donahue covered the 2000 presidential race for a New Hampshire TV station, and as an on-air analyst for MSNBC. Donahue covered the 1996 race for CNN and the 1992 presidential race for C-SPAN. Hardball's Chris Matthews called her "a rising star" among political analysts. Donahue has appeared on every major broadcast network news show, as well as CNN, MSNBC, FOX, NPR, and the BBC. From 2002 to 2009, Donahue was with the New Hampshire Institute of Politics. Donahue moderates frequent panels and lectures on politics. She is regularly quoted in national and local newspapers and magazines. Donahue has also worked as a press secretary for a U.S. Senator and is a graduate of Cornell University.