A. B. Stoddard

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A. B. Stoddard
Born Alexandra Brandon Stoddard
1967 (age 48–49)
Alma mater Connecticut College
Occupation Journalist
Years active 1999 - present
Employer The Hill
Fox News
Organization Society of Professional Journalists
Television Hooked on Politics!
Spouse(s) Peter Scott Roberson
Parent(s) Brandon Stoddard
Alexandra Stoddard
Awards Dateline Award (2009, 2011)

Alexandra Brandon Stoddard – who goes by A. B. Stoddard – (born 1967) is an Associate Editor and columnist for The Hill newspaper.[1][2][3] She has been quoted by other news media.[4][5][6]

Early life[edit]

She was born Alexandra Brandon Stoddard. Her father was Brandon Stoddard and her mother is the author and interior designer, Alexandra Stoddard. She graduated from Connecticut College in 1989.[7] She was married on September 7, 1997, to Peter Scott Roberson.[8]


She worked from 1999–2002 as a producer for World News Tonight. She covered the U.S. Senate for ABC News. She won first place in the "Weekly Newspaper – Editorial, Columns, Commentary" category of the Dateline Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Washington, DC, chapter in 2009,[9] where the judges called her winning article "insightful".[10] She was awarded first place in the "Weekly Newspaper – Editorial" category in 2011,[11] and was a finalist in the 2012 awards in the "Weekly Newspaper – Editorial, Columns, Commentary" category.[12][13]

She is a FOX News Political Panel member.[14] She is a columnist on The Hill. She often appears as a guest on "Special Report with Bret Baier".[15][16][17] She was a regular on the canceled The Tucker Carlson Show. She was a former congressional reporter for The Hill.[18]

Personal life[edit]

Her father Brandon Stoddard was the former president of ABC Entertainment; he was responsible for shows such as Roots, Twin Peaks, My So-Called Life, and The Winds of War. [19] She has a sister, Brooke Stoddard.[20]


  1. ^ "Another AB Stoddard Production". mediabistro.com. Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Hanchett, Ian. "The Hill's A.B. Stoddard: Hillary 'Sent and Received Classified Information' And Is 'Confusing' Definition - Breitbart". Breitbart. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "A.B. Stoddard on the change to debate rules: This is huge for Carly Fiorina". Fox News. 1 September 2015. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Political Columnist: Brady Comments A Sign of How Nervous Democrats Are". philadelphia.cbslocal.com. cbslocal. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  5. ^ Boedeker, Hal. "Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Jeb Bush: Sunday guests". OrlandoSentinel.com. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "The Hill's A.B. Stoddard: Obama 'kind of giving up on his job'". canadafreepress.com. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "Notable Alumni". Connecticut College. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "Peter Roberson, Alexandra Stoddard". The New York Times. 7 September 1997. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "DC SPJ 2009 Dateline Award Winners and Finalists". SPC D.C. Pro. June 15, 2010. Retrieved January 8, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Dateline Awards: Judges Comments". SPC D.C. Pro. June 15, 2010. Retrieved January 8, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Dateline Award winners". SPC D.C. Pro. September 30, 2011. Retrieved January 8, 2015. 
  12. ^ "2012 Dateline Award winners". SPC D.C. Pro. June 13, 2012. Retrieved January 8, 2015. 
  13. ^ "A.B. STODDARD Associate Editor and Columnist for The Hill" (PDF). necanet.org. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  14. ^ Radio, FOX News. "AB Stoddard - Hooked on Politics!". FOX News Radio. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  15. ^ "Stoddard on Jeb Bush's low poll numbers: 'No point in getting out now'". foxnews.com. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  16. ^ Poor, Jeff (26 July 2011). "'The Hill' columnist A.B. Stoddard: Reagan couldn't win today's GOP horse race". The Daily Caller. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  17. ^ "Donald Trump: The Master of Changing the Subject". WGN Radio - 720 AM. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  18. ^ Cohen, Ben. "Who is A.B. Stoddard?". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  19. ^ Kilday, Gregg. "Brandon Stoddard, Former ABC Entertainment President, Dies at 77". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  20. ^ Times, Los Angeles. "TV executive Brandon Stoddard dies at 77". The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 

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