Eugene Daniels Moderates Balanced Political Conversations
White House Correspondent and Co-Author of Politico’s daily newsletter Playbook, Eugene Daniels draws on his vast experience in the political sphere to moderate timely and topical conversations. Daniels is frequently praised as a moderator who keeps the conversation flowing and fair, as well as entertaining for audiences.
Representation in Media and Politics
Eugene Daniels is Politico’s White House Correspondent and author of Playbook, bringing vast experience covering politics and elections in video, podcasts, and journalism. In a stellar Forbes profile, Daniels shares his passion for covering not just the people with power but reporting on “people yearning for power and fighting for power.” As part of the new and diverse team for Playbook, Daniels speaks to what representation means in politics and who covers it in the media.
Breaking Down the Headlines
Prolific Politico Playbook author Eugene Daniels is in-demand as a White House Correspondent, Senior Contributor for Morning Joe, frequent guest on PBS’ Washington Week, and more. Audiences trust and resonate with Daniels’ analysis and insights about what today’s big issues mean in the bigger picture, and what’s next in Washington.
Eugene Daniels is in demand for his talents as a moderator
White House Correspondent and Co-Author of Politico’s daily newsletter Playbook, EUGENE DANIELS draws on his vast experience in the political sphere to moderate timely and topical conversations. As a journalist who covered the 2016 and 2020 elections through print, video, and podcasts, Daniels is known for his ability to moderate conversations from opposite sides of the aisle and host a productive, educational conversation that honors everyone’s opinions. He is well-versed in handling delicate conversations, exemplified by how he moderated Politico’s Confronting Inequality Town Hall series that examined how inequities in policing, housing, healthcare, education and employment permeate and plague the United States during the height of the country’s reckoning with race in 2020. Daniels is frequently praised as a moderator who keeps the conversation flowing and fair, as well as entertaining for audiences.
Eugene Daniels is a Playbook author and White House correspondent, with a focus on Vice President Kamala Harris, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, the Second Gentleman and emerging power players in Washington. Since joining Politico in 2018, he’s covered the midterms, the Democratic presidential primary and general election through print, video journalism and podcasts.
Eugene will continue to leverage Politico's many platforms as part of the Playbook team. During the country’s reckoning with race in 2020, Eugene moderated Politico's Confronting Inequality Town Hall series that examined how inequities in policing, housing, healthcare, education and employment permeate and plague the United States.
Prior to Politico, Eugene covered the 2016 primary, general election and national politics as a political reporter at Newsy. He began his career in local television in Colorado Springs and graduated from Colorado State University in 2012.