Greta Van Susteren

A 25-year cable news veteran, Greta Van Susteren joined Voice of America in 2017 as host of Plugged in with Greta Van Susteren. She came to VOA from MSNBC and the Fox News Channel, where she hosted “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” for 14 years. Previously, Van Susteren spent more than a decade at CNN, where she served as a legal analyst and co-host of “Burden of Proof” and hosted the news program “The Point.” She is an experienced breaking news anchor and has traveled the world – including Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, North Korea, Sudan, and more – often with Presidents, Secretaries of State and Defense, and other leaders. Van Susteren also has an impressive history of interviewing prominent figures in the entertainment and sports industries. She is the author of Everything You Need to Know About Social Media (2017).

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Van Susteren received a bachelor’s degree with distinction in economics. She earned a Juris Doctor from Georgetown Law in 1979 and a Master of Law from the school in 1982.

Van Susteren sits on the Board of Directors at the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation and was recently dubbed one of the world’s 100 most powerful women by Forbes Magazine. She is the 2016 recipient of the IAC (Israeli American Council) “Honest and Fairness” award.

Check out a recent interview of Van Susteren by VOA about the Iran Nuclear Deal here.

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