Kwame Holman

Adjunct Lecturer


Kwame Holman comes to Medill after 31 years as a producer, writer, and reporter on politics and policy.  An experienced national television news correspondent, he also has covered farm finances, science, and medicine.

His strong and distinctive narration voice is well-known.  From 1983 to 2014, Kwame worked for the PBS NewsHour (formerly the MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour) spending the last 20 years as Congressional Correspondent then Political Correspondent.

Before that he was a city beat reporter and host for WTOC-TV (CBS) in Savannah, GA, a job he landed shortly after graduating from Medill in 1981.

Kwame brings to Medill a deep knowledge and understanding of Congress and the White House and issues of public policy. He plans to continue writing and reporting on politics, policy, and poverty.