David Brody (journalist)

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David Brody
Picture Taken in 2007

David Philip Brody is an American commentator for the Christian Broadcasting Network. Brody is also known for his vocal support of Donald Trump.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

David Brody is married to Lisette Dorianne Bassett-Brody. Together, they have three children.[3][4]

Brody wrote the 2012 book The Teavangelicals: The Inside Story of How the Evangelicals and the Tea Party are Taking Back America.[5] Brody co-authored the book The Faith of Donald J. Trump: A Spiritual Biography, with Scott Lamb of The Washington Times, and it was published in early 2018.[6][7]


  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. ^ "Etched in Stone". Family Talk. Retrieved 2021-09-22.
  4. ^ "Elina Arielle Brody b. Private: Bassett Family Association". www.bassettbranches.org. Retrieved 2021-09-22.
  5. ^ "Romney and 'Teavangelicals': Gaining Trust with Conservative Voters". PBS NewsHour. July 10, 2012.
  6. ^ Dias, Elizabeth (2018-05-14). "An Evangelical Journalist Finds His Calling at the White House (Published 2018)". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-01-11.
  7. ^ "The Apotheosis of Donald J. Trump". The Weekly Standard. 2018-02-15. Retrieved 2018-07-16.

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