A highly visible and acclaimed news journalist, Anderson Cooper is never lacking in provocative, strong opinions, always asking the questions that the public wants answered. A charming, insightful speaker, Mr. Cooper offers his insiders perspective of the news today.
Around the World With Anderson Cooper
Sharing humorous anecdotes from his rise to fame, Anderson Cooper untangles the complex webs surrounding today’s news stories. In his characteristic, direct journalistic style, Mr. Cooper engages audiences with his world view of the latest hot spots and global issues.
Anderson Cooper has become one of the most recognizable faces in broadcast news. His ability to captivate his audience by reporting on the human side of unfolding stories around the world has made him an award-wining reporter. Since the launch of Anderson Cooper 360°, Cooper has covered nearly all of the major news events around the world. Often reporting from the scene, he spent more than a month along the U.S. Gulf Coast covering the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and has returned more than 20 times to follow the reconstruction progress. He has reported multiple times from Afghanistan and Iraq, including anchored coverage in both countries of the fifth and sixth anniversaries of the Sept. 11 attacks and the Iraqi elections. Cooper also covered the bombings in London and the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict in 2006, anchored much of CNN's live coverage of the funeral of Pope John Paul II in the Vatican City in 2005 and traveled to Sri Lanka to cover the tsunami in 2004.