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Ashleigh Banfield

Emmy-Award Winning Journalist & War Correspondent; Host of Popular TV Program, Disorder in the Court

Travels From:
Connecticut
Fee Range:
$25,000 - $40,000

Ashleigh Banfield is an award-winning television journalist who has traveled the globe, covering everything from the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, the West Bank and Gaza to the crash of the Concorde in France and the Games of the 27th Olympiad in Sydney, Australia. She won Emmy Award Recognition for her coverage of the events of 9/11 at the World Trade Center in New York City, reporting live as the buildings were literally falling.

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Ashleigh Banfield is an award-winning television journalist who has traveled the globe, covering everything from the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, the West Bank and Gaza to the crash of the Concorde in France and the Games of the 27th Olympiad in Sydney, Australia. She won Emmy Award Recognition for her coverage of the events of 9/11 at the World Trade Center in New York City, reporting live as the buildings were literally falling.

Currently, Banfield is the co-host of a daily legal news program on TruTV (formerly Court TV) called Banfield and Ford: Courtside and the creator, co-producer and host of a prime time program called Disorder In The Court, which is the highest rated program currently on the network. Her work on TruTV has earned her a prestigious Gracie Allen Award as well as a 2007 Telly award.

Speech Topics

Why success in cable news depends on opinion, anger or VOLUME. And why caveat emptor applies now– more than ever — for those watching at home!


Covering the War on Terror without protection from either side- unilateral reporting versus embedded coverage.


Blackberries, overtime, and the 3 hour commute: How today’s working mothers are coping in a workforce where demands are multiplying.


Court cases in the 21st Century: Does anyone really know what “Reasonable Doubt” is anymore and do jurors expect a trial to look like an episode of CSI?


Female war correspondents and the hurdles they face working in Islamic Republic: Trying to see the truth from beneath a Burka.


Broadcast news in the 21st century and how the electronic world has changed the news you consume.


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