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Award-Winning Journalist, Policy-Maker and Voice on the Millennial Generation, Ronan Farrow joins HWA Exclusively

Described by The New York Times as "the youngest old guy in the room" for his ability to help traditional institutions speak to a new generation, NBC News anchor and Human Rights Attorney Ronan Farrow has appeared twice in Forbes Magazine's “30 Under 30” most influential people in law and policy. New York Magazine has named him "Activist of the Year," and Esquire magazine recently named him the man of his year of birth. He is the author of the forthcoming Pandora’s Box: How America Creates Its Own Enemies from Penguin Press.


As an NBC News anchor and investigative reporter, Farrow founded and fronts the Today Show’s “#Undercovered” series, combining traditional reporting with innovative crowd-sourced story selection. He has also anchored an MSNBC cable news program, Ronan Farrow Daily.

"A provocative, independent journalist capable of challenging people’s assumptions and empowering audiences."

- MSNBC President Phil Griffin 

Farrow served as a State Department diplomat in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and reported to the Secretary of State as the United States’ first special adviser for global youth during the Arab Spring revolutions. He has also served as spokesperson for youth at UNICEF in Nigeria, Angola, and the Darfur region of Sudan, and appeared as an expert witness before the US Congressional human rights caucus.

Ronan Farrow's speeches have been selected among NPR’s “Greatest Commencement Speeches Ever” and Huffington Post’s Top 10 Speeches of the Year. Watch Ronan Farrow's Captivating Commencement Speech >>

Watch Ronan Farrow's Captivating Commencement Speech >>
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