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Eric Schmitt is a senior writer covering terrorism and national security for The New York Times. Since 2007, he has reported on terrorism issues, with assignments to Pakistan, Afghanistan, North Africa, Southeast Asia among others. He is the co-author, with The Times’s Thom Shanker, of Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America’s Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda, published in 2011.

He was first appointed as a Pentagon correspondent for The Times in May 1990. Mr. Schmitt served this position until February 1996, and then again from Sept. 11, 2001, until 2006, covering issues of national security. Between 1996 and 2001, he worked as a domestic correspondent covering, among other subjects, Congress and immigration.

From 1983 until 1984, Mr. Schmitt was the clerk for James Reston, then the senior columnist. He joined The Times in 1983 and has had a number of assignments, including those in financial and business news, commercial aviation and the travel industry, and as a Long Island correspondent.

Some of Mr. Schmitt’s special projects at The Times include the HUD investigation in Puerto Rico the spring of 1990, the Persian Gulf War in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait from January until March 1991, the war in Somalia in December 1992, and the conflict in Haiti in September 1994.

Before joining The Times, Mr. Schmitt was an education reporter at The Tri-City Herald in Kennewick, Wash., from September 1982 until September 1983.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in International Relations at Williams College, and during that time studied at El Instituto Internacional in Madrid for a year. He attended Harvard University's Executive Program on National and International Security in 1991 and earned a Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University for the 2006-07 academic year.

Mr. Schmitt has shared three Pulitzer Prizes. In 1999, he was part of a team of New York Times reporters awarded the Pulitzer for coverage of the transfer of sensitive military technology to China. In 2009, he was a part of a team of New York Times reporters awarded the Pulitzer for coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan. And in 2017, he was part of a Pulitzer team that examined how Russian President Vladimir Putin projects power openly and covertly. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Senior Writer for The New York Times

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Eric Schmitt Biography

Eric Schmitt is a senior writer covering terrorism and national security for The New York Times. Since 2007, he has reported on terrorism issues, with assignments to Pakistan, Afghanistan, North Africa, Southeast Asia among others. He is the co-author, with The Times’s Thom Shanker, of Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America’s Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda, published in 2011.

He was first appointed as a Pentagon correspondent for The Times in May 1990. Mr. Schmitt served this position until February 1996, and then again from Sept. 11, 2001, until 2006, covering issues of national security. Between 1996 and 2001, he worked as a domestic correspondent covering, among other subjects, Congress and immigration.

From 1983 until 1984, Mr. Schmitt was the clerk for James Reston, then the senior columnist. He joined The Times in 1983 and has had a number of assignments, including those in financial and business news, commercial aviation and the travel industry, and as a Long Island correspondent.

Some of Mr. Schmitt’s special projects at The Times include the HUD investigation in Puerto Rico the spring of 1990, the Persian Gulf War in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait from January until March 1991, the war in Somalia in December 1992, and the conflict in Haiti in September 1994.

Before joining The Times, Mr. Schmitt was an education reporter at The Tri-City Herald in Kennewick, Wash., from September 1982 until September 1983.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in International Relations at Williams College, and during that time studied at El Instituto Internacional in Madrid for a year. He attended Harvard University's Executive Program on National and International Security in 1991 and earned a Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University for the 2006-07 academic year.

Mr. Schmitt has shared three Pulitzer Prizes. In 1999, he was part of a team of New York Times reporters awarded the Pulitzer for coverage of the transfer of sensitive military technology to China. In 2009, he was a part of a team of New York Times reporters awarded the Pulitzer for coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan. And in 2017, he was part of a Pulitzer team that examined how Russian President Vladimir Putin projects power openly and covertly. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Eric Schmitt Videos

  • The CIA & Post 9/11 National Security with NYT Reporter Eric Schmitt
    In this short clip New York Times reporter Eric Schmitt discusses the use of drone strikes in foreign nations as a tactic in fighting terrorism by...
  • Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America's Secret Campaign
    On September 16th, the New America Foundation's National ... held a discussion with New York Times correspondents Eric Schmitt and Thom ...

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Eric Schmitt for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 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. Fill out a booking request form for Eric Schmitt, 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 Eric Schmitt or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Eric Schmitt?

    Booking fees for Eric Schmitt, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 Eric Schmitt, 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 Eric Schmitt?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Eric Schmitt 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 Eric Schmitt 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 Eric Schmitt or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Eric Schmitt 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.

Eric Schmitt is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Eric Schmitt for your event is available upon request. Eric Schmitt generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dante Chinni, Mika Brzezinski, Michiko Kakutani, Mary Louise Kelly and Sharyl Attkisson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Eric Schmitt for an upcoming event.

Eric Schmitt Speaker Videos

  • The CIA & Post 9/11 National Security with NYT Reporter Eric Schmitt
    In this short clip New York Times reporter Eric Schmitt discusses the use of drone strikes in foreign nations as a tactic in fighting terrorism by the ...
    Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America's Secret Campaign
    On September 16th, the New America Foundation's National ... held a discussion with New York Times correspondents Eric Schmitt and Thom ...

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