Lemieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University Hosts Mark Halperin, Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor Feb 15

February 2017

The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University presents Mark Halperin, managing editor of Bloomberg Politics and host of Bloomberg TV’s With All Due Respect, speaking on campus Wednesday, Feb. 15. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. The event is free and open to the public. Call (561) 803-2011 to R.S.V.P.

Contact:  Becky Peeling, APR, AVP for University Relations & Marketing, (561) 803-2018 or becky_peeling@pba.edu

             

What:              The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University to host a presentation by Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor Mark Halperin

When:             7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

Where:            Palm Beach Atlantic University, DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach

Cost:                Free, public invited

R.S.V.P.:        (561) 803-2011

             

LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University Hosts Mark Halperin, Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. – The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University presents Mark Halperin, managing editor of Bloomberg Politics and host of Bloomberg TV’s With All Due Respect, speaking on campus Wednesday, Feb. 15. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. The event is free and open to the public. Call (561) 803-2011 to R.S.V.P.

Halperin has covered every American election since 1988. He is a creator, executive producer and host of Showtime’s political documentary series The Circus, produced in cooperation with Bloomberg Politics. Halperin also appears on MSNBC as a contributor to Morning Joe and the network’s rebroadcast of With All Due Respect, and is the most frequent guest in the history of Charlie Rose.

Prior to joining Bloomberg in 2014, Halperin served as editor-at-large and senior political analyst for TIME, covering politics, elections and government for the magazine and TIME.com. He was also the creator and author of TIME.com’s “The Page,” a news and analysis tip sheet reporting on current political stories, campaign ads, TV clips, videos and campaign reactions from every news source, along with Halperin’s own analysis.

He is the co-author of New York Times bestsellers Double Down: Game Change 2012 (2013) and Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime (2010); author of The Undecided Voter’s Guide to the Next President (2007); and co-author of The Way to Win: Taking the White House in 2008 (2006). Game Change received wide acclaim and HBO Films adapted the book for a movie, which debuted in March 2012 to an impressive 2.1 million viewers, making it one of HBO’s most-watched original movies ever. The film won five Emmy Awards and three Golden Globes, including outstanding TV movie or miniseries. HBO has also optioned the rights to Double Down: Game Change 2012.

Prior to joining TIME in April 2007, Halperin worked at ABC News for nearly 20 years, where he covered five presidential elections and served as political director from November 1997 to April 2007. In that role, he was responsible for political reporting and planning for the network’s television, radio and Internet political coverage. He also appeared regularly on TV and radio as a correspondent and analyst, contributing commentary and reporting during election night coverage, presidential inaugurations and State of the Union speeches.

At ABC, Halperin reported on every major American political story, including working as a full-time reporter covering the Clinton presidential campaign in 1992 and the Clinton White House. He also covered major non-political stories, such as the O.J. Simpson criminal trial and the Oklahoma City bombing. Additionally, Halperin founded and edited “The Note” on abcnews.com, which was characterized as the most influential daily tip sheet in American politics by publications including The New YorkerThe New York TimesThe Wall Street Journal and Vanity Fair.

Halperin received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and resides in New York City.

Established in in 2012, The LeMieux Center provides students with opportunities to engage with state and national officials, journalists, authors, academics and other notable thought leaders on issues important to Florida, the United States and the world. Sen. LeMieux served in the U.S. Senate for Florida during the 111th session of Congress and gifted his senatorial papers and other memorabilia to the Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Warren Library archives. He is currently chairman of the Gunster law firm.

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a private, independent university offering undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in West Palm Beach, Orlando, Wellington and online. The University is dedicated to the integration of Christian principles to prepare students for learning, leadership and service.

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