Jennifer Steinhauer, editor of live journalism, moderated the discussion with New York Times journalists covering a broad spectrum of beats, who have honed their interviewing skills to produce compelling and important journalism.
Maggie Haberman is a White House correspondent whose understated interviewing style with Donald Trump has yielded some of the biggest scoops of the presidency, landing her the sobriquet “the Trump whisperer.”
Eric Schmitt has shared three Pulitzer Prizes and has been covering counterterrorism and national security issues for decades. He has made more than two dozen reporting trips to Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and West Africa, where he landed scores of unique stories via military sources.
Sabrina Tavernise is a national correspondent who has spent the last year reporting from Trump’s strongholds, and who wrote movingly last year about a man who vandalized a mosque in western Arkansas and sought forgiveness from jail.
Specialty cocktails, provided by Republic Restoratives, were served in advance of the event. Attendees mingled with journalists and subscribers, and see if you can get them to tell their stories.