David Brody (journalist)

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David Brody
David Brody of CBN (2007) (cropped).jpg
Picture Taken in 2007

David Philip Brody is an American commentator for the Christian Broadcasting Network.

Brody was born in New Jersey on February 13, 1965,[citation needed] and grew up in New York City.[1] He was raised Reform Jewish, with his sister Karen Rachel but he notes neither of his parents were very religious.[2] He converted to Evangelical Christianity in his 20s.[1]

Brody graduated from Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY) in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications. He was News Director at ABC affiliate KRDO-TV, Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he won an Emmy Award in 1990,[3]

David Brody is married to Lisette Dorianne Bassett-Brody. Together, they have three children; Andrew, Aaron, and Elina Brody. [4][5]

Brody wrote the 2012 book The Teavangelicals: The Inside Story of How the Evangelicals and the Tea Party are Taking Back America.[6] Brody,[7][8] co-authored the book The Faith of Donald J. Trump: A Spiritual Biography, with Scott Lamb of The Washington Times, was published in early 2018.[9]


  1. ^ a b Graham, Ruth (January 4, 2018). "Bless His Heart". Slate.
  2. ^ Banks, Adelle M. (February 7, 2017). "Trump interview throws spotlight on Christian broadcaster". DeseretNews.com.
  3. ^ Bluey, Rob (March 23, 2015). "The Daily Signal Adds Journalist David Brody as Contributor". The Daily Signal.
  4. ^ "Etched in Stone". Family Talk. Retrieved 2021-09-22.
  5. ^ "Elina Arielle Brody b. Private: Bassett Family Association". www.bassettbranches.org. Retrieved 2021-09-22.
  6. ^ "Romney and 'Teavangelicals': Gaining Trust with Conservative Voters". PBS NewsHour. July 10, 2012.
  7. ^ "Twitter". Retrieved 2021-09-22.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ Dias, Elizabeth (2018-05-14). "An Evangelical Journalist Finds His Calling at the White House (Published 2018)". The New York Times (in American English). ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-01-11.
  9. ^ "The Apotheosis of Donald J. Trump". The Weekly Standard. 2018-02-15. Retrieved 2018-07-16.

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