Times reporters to discuss their book, ‘The Education of Brett Kavanaugh’

Kate Kelly and Robin Pogrebin

New York Times reporters Kate Kelly and Robin Pogrebin will discuss their most recent book, “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation,” on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Rm. 207 of William L. Harkness Hall, 100 Wall St. This talk is co-sponsored by The Yale Politic and the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism. The event is free and open to the public.

Kelly’s reporting mainly focuses on Wall Street, including banks, hedge funds, and regulation. Prior to joining The New York Times, Kelly worked as an on-air television reporter at CNBC. She also previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, where she covered finance and Hollywood. She is the recipient of the Livingston Award for Young Journalists, the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, and two Gerald Loeb Awards.

Pogrebin covers cultural institutions, art, and architecture. Before joining The New York Times in 1995, Pogrebin worked as an associate producer in the documentary unit at ABC News. In addition, she was a staff reporter for The New York Observer for three years. Her work has also been featured in Architectural Digest and Vogue. She is an alumnus of Yale College.

The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation” was published in September 2019. The book reports on the sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court nomination hearings in 2018.

The Poynter Fellowship in Journalism was established by Nelson Poynter, who received his master’s degree in 1927 from Yale. The fellowship brings to campus distinguished reporters, editors and others who have made important contributions to the media. Among recent Poynter fellows are Rhys Ernst, Jim Sciutto, and Soumaya Keynes.

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