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Kaylee Hartung, CNN (2018)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-01-24

Duration: 00:29:58

Subjects: Journalists | Miles, Les | Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Hartung, Kaylee


  • Hartung, Kaylee Speaker


A speech by Kaylee Hartung before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on January 24, 2018. Hartung, a native of Baton Rouge, is a reporter for CNN and a former reporter for ESPN. She discusses: her decision to leave ESPN for CNN; the stories that she has covered for CNN, including the deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville and the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas; the first game she covered at ESPN; her 2013 interview with former LSU football coach Les Miles; and what she learned during her five years as the personal assistant to Bob Schieffer at CBS News. She also answers questions from the audience.