Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute (AEI); Contributing Editor and Weekly Columnist, The Dispatch; Political Editor, NewsNation; former Political Editor, Fox News - Spring 2023
Chris Stirewalt is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he focuses on American politics, voting trends, public opinion, and the media. He is concurrently a contributing editor and weekly columnist for The Dispatch and political editor at NewsNation. Before joining AEI, he was political editor at Fox News Channel, where he helped coordinate political coverage across the network and specialized in on-air analysis of polls and voting trends.
Before joining Fox News Channel, Stirewalt served as political editor at the Washington Examiner, where he wrote a twice-weekly column and led political coverage for the newspaper. He also served as political editor at the Charleston Daily Mail and West Virginia Media. Stirewalt began his career at the Wheeling Intelligencer in West Virginia.
A well-known political commentator, Stirewalt wrote about his personal experience in the 2020 election for the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of “Broken News: Why the Media Rage Machine Divides America and How to Fight Back” (Center Street, 2022), a new book on media and politics. Stirewalt is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, where he studied history.
Chris' discussion group is titled Broken News; Broken Politics.