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Ed O'Keefe

Ed O’Keefe is a congressional reporter with The Washington Post, having covered the 2008 and 2012 presidential and  congressional elections.

Previously, O’Keefe authored The Post’s Federal Eye blog, which tracks federal agencies, federal employees and government oversight issues. During the 2008 election season, he was one of The Post’s first reporters to travel the campaign trail as a video journalist, blogger and contributor to the newspaper.

O’Keefe joined The Post in 2005 as a washingtonpost.com home page producer, and briefly served as a producer and on-air contributor to Washington Post Radio. He is a frequent guest of radio and television programs on BBC, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, NPR, PBS and Sirius/XM.

O’Keefe holds a Bachelor of political science from American University.

A native of Albany, N.Y., his journalism career began at a young age when he would summarize the morning newspaper for his father over breakfast. As a teenager, he wrote and published a quarterly newsletter for his extended family, called “O’Keefe Etc.”

Most Recent Appearances

Recent Appearances

Judith Rodin discusses The Reslience Dividend with Gwen Ifill at Miami Book Fair

November 22, 2014
PBS NewsHour anchor Gwen Ifill interviews author and Rockefeller Foundation CEO Judith Rodin about her book, The Resilience Dividend: Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong, at Miami Book Fair International 2014.

Jon Stewart and Maziar Bahari discuss new film ‘Rosewater’

November 9, 2014
On Nov. 9, following a private screening at the Newseum, “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart sat down with “PBS NewsHour” co-anchor Gwen Ifill to discuss the new film “Rosewater,” Stewart’s directorial debut, and the real-life story that inspired it. Stewart and Ifill were joined by Maziar Bahari, an Iranian journalist and the inspiration for the film, and the Committee to Protect Journalists’ Joel Simon.
America After Ferguson

Roland Martin & Journalist Gwen Ifill On Having The Conversation About Black Men & Police Officers

September 24, 2014
Roland Martin talks to journalist and television anchor Gwen Ifill about the PBS town hall AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON and the amount of young black men who were killed at the hands of police officers, especially considering the unrest of Michael Brown and the unfortunate burning of his memorial last night in Ferguson.

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