PBS NewsHour Names Award-Winning Journalist Ali Rogin Foreign Affairs Producer

Washington, D.C. (February 22, 2019) — PBS NewsHour executive producer Sara Just today named award-winning journalist Ali Rogin the nightly news broadcast’s newest foreign affairs producer. Rogin – who has spent the past decade reporting on politics, Congress and foreign policy – was most recently a producer/reporter covering Capitol Hill for ABC News. Rogin will join the NewsHour on Monday, March 11.

“I am delighted to welcome Ali to the NewsHour, where she’ll join our intrepid and award-winning foreign affairs and defense unit,” said Just, who also serves as a WETA SVP. “I was impressed with Ali’s smart work and tenacity when I was at ABC, and I have continued to be impressed with her work since. She is a well-sourced and curious reporter and will be a fantastic addition to our growing team.”

Rogin added, “I am honored to join PBS NewsHour, a program that I have long considered the gold standard of television journalism. I grew up watching the broadcast and am particularly thrilled to become part of the team helmed by Judy Woodruff and Sara Just, two journalists I admire deeply.”

Rogin previously worked as a radio correspondent and State Department producer for ABC News, covering major overseas trips with the Secretary of State and other top officials. Prior to her tenure at ABC, she covered the 2012 presidential race as an embedded reporter for NBC News, where she began her career as a researcher in the political unit. Rogin was part of teams at ABC News named recipients of two Edward R. Murrow Awards from the RTNDA, has been nominated for three Emmy awards and graduated cum laude from New York University.

Rogin joins NewsHour’s expanding team that includes the recent hires of James Williams as executive director of digital strategy and Vika Aronson as podcast producer, in addition to four promotions including Erica R. Hendry as managing editor, Julia Griffin as senior coordinator of digital video, Josh Barajas as arts editor, and Jamie Leventhal as associate producer of digital video.