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Phil Griffin

President of MSNBC

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Phil Griffin Biography

Phil Griffin was named President, MSNBC in July 2008. Griffin, who has had executive oversight for MSNBC since 2006, manages all day-to-day decisions at msnbc. In addition to his responsibilities at the 24-hour cable news channel, Griffin also supervises NBC News Specials coverage.

Under Griffins management, msnbc has overtaken CNN in both the primetime and morning time periods. Griffin has orchestrated the launch of many successful programs including "Morning Joe," "The Rachel Maddow Show," "The Ed Show" and "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell." Additionally, the network launched a new branding campaign, Lean Forward, which embodies MSNBCs mission to help move America into the future.

Griffin was named Senior Vice President at NBC News in April 2005, where he was responsible for Americas number-one morning program, Today. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Primetime Programming for msnbc, managing all primetime programming for the network.

Griffin has been with msnbc since its launch in July 1996. He has produced several programs for the cable network including "Hardball with Chris Matthews" from 1999-2004. At msnbc's launch, Griffin produced Internight, hosted by Tom Brokaw, Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel, Bob Costas and Bill Moyers featuring newsmakers, artists and authors. Griffin also produced The Big Show with Keith Olbermann from 1997-98.

Prior to becoming an executive producer at msnbc, Griffin was the senior broadcast producer of NBC Nightly News, where he oversaw domestic stories on a daily basis. Griffin traveled extensively with anchor Tom Brokaw on major breaking news events to Somalia, Moscow and the Middle East.

In 1995, Griffin went to Los Angeles to head up NBC News coverage of the O.J. Simpson Trial. Prior to that, he was the American Close-Up segment producer for Nightly News beginning in 1991. From 1988-1991, Griffin was a writer/producer for Today, where he covered stories including the Persian Gulf War, the San Francisco earthquake and the invasion of Panama. This marked Griffins return to Today, where he worked from 1983-1987 as a writer/producer.

Griffin left Today in 1987 to join USA Today: The Television Show as senior producer until 1988. He began his career at CNN in 1980, where he was a producer for three years.

Griffin is a graduate of Vassar College, with a B.A. in English. He and his wife Kory Apton reside in Manhattan with their two children.

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    Booking fees for Phil Griffin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Phil Griffin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Phil Griffin for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Phil Griffin for your next private or corporate function.
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Phil Griffin Biography

Phil Griffin was named President, MSNBC in July 2008. Griffin, who has had executive oversight for MSNBC since 2006, manages all day-to-day decisions at msnbc. In addition to his responsibilities at the 24-hour cable news channel, Griffin also supervises NBC News Specials coverage.

Under Griffins management, msnbc has overtaken CNN in both the primetime and morning time periods. Griffin has orchestrated the launch of many successful programs including "Morning Joe," "The Rachel Maddow Show," "The Ed Show" and "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell." Additionally, the network launched a new branding campaign, Lean Forward, which embodies MSNBCs mission to help move America into the future.

Griffin was named Senior Vice President at NBC News in April 2005, where he was responsible for Americas number-one morning program, Today. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Primetime Programming for msnbc, managing all primetime programming for the network.

Griffin has been with msnbc since its launch in July 1996. He has produced several programs for the cable network including "Hardball with Chris Matthews" from 1999-2004. At msnbc's launch, Griffin produced Internight, hosted by Tom Brokaw, Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel, Bob Costas and Bill Moyers featuring newsmakers, artists and authors. Griffin also produced The Big Show with Keith Olbermann from 1997-98.

Prior to becoming an executive producer at msnbc, Griffin was the senior broadcast producer of NBC Nightly News, where he oversaw domestic stories on a daily basis. Griffin traveled extensively with anchor Tom Brokaw on major breaking news events to Somalia, Moscow and the Middle East.

In 1995, Griffin went to Los Angeles to head up NBC News coverage of the O.J. Simpson Trial. Prior to that, he was the American Close-Up segment producer for Nightly News beginning in 1991. From 1988-1991, Griffin was a writer/producer for Today, where he covered stories including the Persian Gulf War, the San Francisco earthquake and the invasion of Panama. This marked Griffins return to Today, where he worked from 1983-1987 as a writer/producer.

Griffin left Today in 1987 to join USA Today: The Television Show as senior producer until 1988. He began his career at CNN in 1980, where he was a producer for three years.

Griffin is a graduate of Vassar College, with a B.A. in English. He and his wife Kory Apton reside in Manhattan with their two children.

Phil Griffin Videos

  • MSNBC's Phil Griffin talks MSNBC's "Lean Forward" Brand Evolution ...
  • MSNBC Pres. Discusses 21st Century Broadcasting - YouTube

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  • How to book Phil Griffin?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Phil Griffin for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Phil Griffin, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Phil Griffin or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Phil Griffin?

    Booking fees for Phil Griffin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Phil Griffin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Phil Griffin?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Phil Griffin for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Phil Griffin for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Phil Griffin or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Phil Griffin or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Phil Griffin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Phil Griffin for your event is available upon request. Phil Griffin generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Keith Olbermann, Dee Snider, Ryan Grim, Steve Coll and Mark Seal. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Phil Griffin for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Phil Griffin Speaker Videos

  • MSNBC's Phil Griffin talks MSNBC's "Lean Forward" Brand Evolution ...
    MSNBC Pres. Discusses 21st Century Broadcasting - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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