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National Security Correspondent to Visit SHSJC
By Jess Moore

J.J. Green

J.J. Green, National Security Correspondent at WTOP 103.5 FM in Washington, D.C., will visit the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications on Thursday, April 14. Green will speak to students about his coverage of events in the Middle East and his career in journalism.

Green hosts the weekly program “The Hunt for Osama bin Laden and the War on Terror” and also reports and provides analysis daily on global intelligence, national security and terrorism developments. Within the past decade, he has traveled across the globe to cover international conflicts and speak with intelligence and military officials from Israel to Palestine about prospects for peace.

While at WTOP, Green has won the national Edward Murrow Award and three regional awards for his reporting on National Security. He also won the Headliner National Award for "The Nexus," a series detailing the global connection between terrorists, drug traffickers and weapons dealers. He has also won a host of Society of Professional Journalism and Associated Press awards for his work in national security.

Prior to his career at WTOP, Green worked as a reporter for WMAL radio in Washington, D.C. and FOX-5 WTTG. He also worked as an on-air correspondent for ABC News Nightline, covering various elements of the O.J. Simpson trial. He served as a general assignment reporter for CNN and correspondent for Voice of America Television. He also hosted the Washington Journal on C-SPAN.