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Flagler Forum to host NBC News' Mark Murray

Feb 19, 2018
by Jordan Puyear, '17

Mark Murray, NBC News’ Senior Political Editor, will give a talk on "Meeting the Press: How Political News is Changing" at the Flagler Forum on Government and Public Policy on March 15 at 7 p.m. in the college’s Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St.

At NBC News, Murray has covered political races, trends, and other issues over the last 14 years. He’s also written articles for large publications such as The Atlantic, The New York Times, Washington Monthly and Washingtonian magazine.

Murray is the co-author of NBC’s popular “First Read” political newsletter, and he has appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” “Nightly News,” and “Weekend Today,” MSNBC and numerous local NBC affiliates.

Before joining NBC News in 2003, he was a reporter for the “National Journal,” covering policy and elections. He’s also served as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University teaching Political Communication.

For more than 30 years, the Flagler College Forum on Government and Public Policy has invited nationally recognized journalists and commentators to St. Augustine to discuss issues of importance in regional, state and federal government. All Forums take place in Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St., at 7 p.m. Forums are free and open to the public, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are a person with a disability and need reasonable accommodations, please contact Lynn Francisco at 904-819-6460. Sign Language Interpreters are available upon request with a minimum of three days’ notice.

For more information, call (904) 826-8572 or visit

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