Jeffrey Brown (journalist)

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Jeffrey Brown
Education University of California, Berkeley 1974 (B.A.)
Columbia University 1976 (M.S.)
Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, 1980 (J.D.)
Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Spouse(s) Paula Crawford
Relatives 2 children

Jeffrey Brown is an American journalist and a senior correspondent and news anchor for the PBS Newshour since May 2005.

Early life and education[edit]

Brown holds a bachelor's degree in Classics from the University of California, Berkeley; a master's degree in Journalism from Columbia University; and a juris doctor from Boalt Hall School of Law.


PBS National Affairs senior producer Jeffrey Brown was named to the newly created position of PBS arts correspondent in March 2002. He had overseen coverage of culture and the arts on the PBS Newshour series in addition to coverage of topics related to the economy and business, social and health policy, sports and telecommunications.

Brown joined The NewsHour in 1988 and worked as a reporter and producer until 1993 when he moved to his current position. He won an Emmy Award in 1999 for coverage of the Microsoft antitrust case and a 2002 CINE Golden Eagle Award for arts coverage.

Brown was a producer and writer for the Columbia University Seminars on Media & Society, an independent television production company headed by Fred W. Friendly. He produced many programs for public television on a wide variety of subjects, including foreign policy, ethics, and the Constitution.

Personal life[edit]

He lives with his wife, Paula Crawford, and two children, in Arlington, Virginia.


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