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Catherine Crier

Acclaimed Author, Former Judge, Award-Winning Journalist and Television Broadcaster

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 Catherine Crier Biography

An Emmy and duPont-Columbia Award-winning journalist, and the youngest state judge to ever be elected in Texas, Catherine Crier is now a managing partner in Cajole Entertainment developing television, film and documentary projects.

Crier, a native of Dallas, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and international affairs from the University of Texas and received a Juris Doctor in two and a half years from Southern Methodist University School of Law. She began her career in law in 1978 as an Assistant District Attorney then Felony Chief Prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney’s office. From 1982 to 1984, Crier was a civil litigation attorney with Riddle & Brown, handling complex business and corporate matters. In 1984, she was elected to the 162nd District Court in Dallas County, Texas as a State District Judge. During her tenure on the bench, Crier also served as Administrative Judge for the Civil District Courts and worked extensively with the ABA, National Judicial College, and Texas Legislature on legal issues. Shortly after her reelection (unopposed) to a second term on the bench, a chance meeting with a television news executive led to a dramatic career change.

In September, 1989, Crier was hired to co-anchor the premiere evening newscast on CNN. Additionally, she co-anchored "Inside Politics," all election coverage, and hosted "Crier & Company," a talk show covering news, politics and international issues.

Crier joined ABC News in 1993, where she served as a correspondent and as a regular substitute anchor for Peter Jennings on ABC’s "World News Tonight," as well as a substitute host for Ted Koppel’s "Nightline." She also worked as a correspondent on "20/20," the network’s primetime news magazine program. Crier was awarded a 1996 Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Journalism for her work on the segment “The Predators,” which examined nursing home abuses throughout the United States.

In October of 1996, Crier became one of the founding television anchors for the Fox News Channel, with her primetime program, "The Crier Report," a live, hour-long nightly show, during which she interviewed the leading newsmakers of the day. Additionally, she co-anchored the evening news, election coverage and "Fox Files," a magazine news show aired on the parent network.

Catherine joined Court TV’s distinguished team of anchors in November 1999. She served as Executive Editor for "Legal News Specials" in addition to hosting "Catherine Crier Live," a fast-paced, live daily series, covering the day’s “front-page” stories, until joining Cajole Entertainment in 2007.

Crier released her first book, the NYTimes bestseller, "The Case Against Lawyers" in October 2002. Her second book, "A Deadly Game: The Untold Story of the Scott Peterson Investigation" became a No. 1 NYTimes bestseller and was followed by "Contempt—How the Right is Wronging American Justice," "Final Analysis: The Untold Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case." Her fifth book, "Patriot Acts—What Americans Must Do to Save the Republic," was published on November 1, 2011.

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Give Me Liberty: What Americans Must Do to Save the Republic

Give Me Liberty: What Americans Must Do to Save the Republic

Final Analysis: The Untold Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case

Final Analysis: The Untold Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case

Contempt: How the Right Is Wronging American Justice

Contempt: How the Right Is Wronging American Justice

The Case Against Lawyers: How the Lawyers, Politicians, and Bureaucrats Have Turned the Law into an Instrument of Tyranny--and What We as Citizens Have to Do About It

The Case Against Lawyers: How the Lawyers, Politicians, and Bureaucrats Have Turned the Law into an Instrument of Tyranny--and What We as Citizens Have to Do About It

The Case Against Lawyers: How the Lawyers, Politicians, and Bureaucrats Have Turned the Law into an Instrument of Tyranny--and What We as Citizens Have to Do About It

The Case Against Lawyers: How the Lawyers, Politicians, and Bureaucrats Have Turned the Law into an Instrument of Tyranny--and What We as Citizens Have to Do About It

Speaking Topics
  • The Supreme Court and You

    A controversial yet enlightening discussion of the Supreme Court, its power and influence, and the role of politics within the nations third branch of government. The Supreme Court and You will reveal the backstage maneuvering, the political strategizing and the extraordinary influence these nine justices have over our every day lives.

  • Behind the Bench

    This talk is based on the many dramatic cases Ms. Crier has covered. Crier will take you behind the scenes of some of the biggest trials in recent memory including: Scott Peterson, Michael Jackson, Robert Blake, Phil Spector, Michael Skakel, David Westerfield and Winona Ryder. Crier also examines the extraordinary changes in recent years and the important role of television and the media in initiating and sustaining these events.

  • Examining Current Events

    This is a timely look at the domestic and international scene with historical context and political analysis to better understand this moment in history and where the future may lead.

  • The Case Against Lawyers

    Based on her new book Crier passionately speaks on how the lawyers, politicians, and bureaucrats have turned the law into an instrument of tyrannyand what we as citizens have to do about it.

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  • Catherine Crier

    An Emmy and duPont-Columbia Award-winning journalist, and the youngest state judge to ever be elected in Texas, Catherine Crier is now a managing partner ...

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    Booking fees for Catherine Crier, 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 Catherine Crier, 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 Catherine Crier?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Catherine Crier 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 Catherine Crier for your next private or corporate function.
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Catherine Crier

Acclaimed Author, Former Judge, Award-Winning Journalist and Television Broadcaster

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Catherine Crier Biography

An Emmy and duPont-Columbia Award-winning journalist, and the youngest state judge to ever be elected in Texas, Catherine Crier is now a managing partner in Cajole Entertainment developing television, film and documentary projects.

Crier, a native of Dallas, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and international affairs from the University of Texas and received a Juris Doctor in two and a half years from Southern Methodist University School of Law. She began her career in law in 1978 as an Assistant District Attorney then Felony Chief Prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney’s office. From 1982 to 1984, Crier was a civil litigation attorney with Riddle & Brown, handling complex business and corporate matters. In 1984, she was elected to the 162nd District Court in Dallas County, Texas as a State District Judge. During her tenure on the bench, Crier also served as Administrative Judge for the Civil District Courts and worked extensively with the ABA, National Judicial College, and Texas Legislature on legal issues. Shortly after her reelection (unopposed) to a second term on the bench, a chance meeting with a television news executive led to a dramatic career change.

In September, 1989, Crier was hired to co-anchor the premiere evening newscast on CNN. Additionally, she co-anchored "Inside Politics," all election coverage, and hosted "Crier & Company," a talk show covering news, politics and international issues.

Crier joined ABC News in 1993, where she served as a correspondent and as a regular substitute anchor for Peter Jennings on ABC’s "World News Tonight," as well as a substitute host for Ted Koppel’s "Nightline." She also worked as a correspondent on "20/20," the network’s primetime news magazine program. Crier was awarded a 1996 Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Journalism for her work on the segment “The Predators,” which examined nursing home abuses throughout the United States.

In October of 1996, Crier became one of the founding television anchors for the Fox News Channel, with her primetime program, "The Crier Report," a live, hour-long nightly show, during which she interviewed the leading newsmakers of the day. Additionally, she co-anchored the evening news, election coverage and "Fox Files," a magazine news show aired on the parent network.

Catherine joined Court TV’s distinguished team of anchors in November 1999. She served as Executive Editor for "Legal News Specials" in addition to hosting "Catherine Crier Live," a fast-paced, live daily series, covering the day’s “front-page” stories, until joining Cajole Entertainment in 2007.

Crier released her first book, the NYTimes bestseller, "The Case Against Lawyers" in October 2002. Her second book, "A Deadly Game: The Untold Story of the Scott Peterson Investigation" became a No. 1 NYTimes bestseller and was followed by "Contempt—How the Right is Wronging American Justice," "Final Analysis: The Untold Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case." Her fifth book, "Patriot Acts—What Americans Must Do to Save the Republic," was published on November 1, 2011.

Catherine Crier Videos

  • Catherine Crier on Making a Difference - YouTube
    Jan 27, 2014 ... An Emmy and duPont-Columbia Award-winning journalist, and the youngest state judge to ever be elected in Texas, Catherine Crier is...
  • Catherine Crier on PATRIOT ACTS - YouTube
  • Dr. Alan J. Lipman Catherine Crier on Astronaut Lisa Nowak Case ...

Catherine Crier Books

Catherine Crier Speaking Topics

  • The Supreme Court and You

    A controversial yet enlightening discussion of the Supreme Court, its power and influence, and the role of politics within the nations third branch of government. The Supreme Court and You will reveal the backstage maneuvering, the political strategizing and the extraordinary influence these nine justices have over our every day lives.

  • Behind the Bench

    This talk is based on the many dramatic cases Ms. Crier has covered. Crier will take you behind the scenes of some of the biggest trials in recent memory including: Scott Peterson, Michael Jackson, Robert Blake, Phil Spector, Michael Skakel, David Westerfield and Winona Ryder. Crier also examines the extraordinary changes in recent years and the important role of television and the media in initiating and sustaining these events.

  • Examining Current Events

    This is a timely look at the domestic and international scene with historical context and political analysis to better understand this moment in history and where the future may lead.

  • The Case Against Lawyers

    Based on her new book Crier passionately speaks on how the lawyers, politicians, and bureaucrats have turned the law into an instrument of tyrannyand what we as citizens have to do about it.

FAQs on booking Catherine Crier

  • How to book Catherine Crier?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Catherine Crier 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 Catherine Crier, 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 Catherine Crier or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Catherine Crier?

    Booking fees for Catherine Crier, 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 Catherine Crier, 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 Catherine Crier?

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

Catherine Crier is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Catherine Crier for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Catherine Crier 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 Linda Ellerbee, Star Jones, Katty Kay, Kevin Powell and Hoda Kotb. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Catherine Crier for an upcoming event.

Catherine Crier Speaker Videos

  • Catherine Crier on Making a Difference - YouTube
    Jan 27, 2014 ... An Emmy and duPont-Columbia Award-winning journalist, and the youngest state judge to ever be elected in Texas, Catherine Crier is now a ...
    Catherine Crier on PATRIOT ACTS - YouTube
  • Dr. Alan J. Lipman Catherine Crier on Astronaut Lisa Nowak Case ...

Catherine Crier Speaking Topics

  • The Supreme Court and You

    A controversial yet enlightening discussion of the Supreme Court, its power and influence, and the role of politics within the nations third branch of government. The Supreme Court and You will reveal the backstage maneuvering, the political strategizing and the extraordinary influence these nine justices have over our every day lives.

  • Behind the Bench

    This talk is based on the many dramatic cases Ms. Crier has covered. Crier will take you behind the scenes of some of the biggest trials in recent memory including: Scott Peterson, Michael Jackson, Robert Blake, Phil Spector, Michael Skakel, David Westerfield and Winona Ryder. Crier also examines the extraordinary changes in recent years and the important role of television and the media in initiating and sustaining these events.

  • Examining Current Events

    This is a timely look at the domestic and international scene with historical context and political analysis to better understand this moment in history and where the future may lead.

  • The Case Against Lawyers

    Based on her new book Crier passionately speaks on how the lawyers, politicians, and bureaucrats have turned the law into an instrument of tyrannyand what we as citizens have to do about it.

Catherine Crier News

  • Catherine Crier

    An Emmy and duPont-Columbia Award-winning journalist, and the youngest state judge to ever be elected in Texas, Catherine Crier is now a managing partner ...

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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.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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