Greta Van Susteren Washington D.C., USA
- Host of "On The Record" on Fox News Channel
- Named one of the world's 100 most powerful women by Forbes Magazine
- Former criminal defence and civil trial lawyer
Greta Van Susteren is a veteran American journalist and popular television personality on the Fox News Channel, where she hosts “On the Record,” the highest rated program on cable news at 10 p.m.
Prior to joining FNC, Greta served as host of CNN’s prime-time news and analysis show, “The Point with Greta Van Susteren.” She also co-hosted the network’s daily legal program, “Burden of Proof.” Greta joined CNN in 1991 as a legal analyst and, during her tenure with the network, contributed analysis to high-profile cases including the O.J. Simpson criminal and civil trials and the Elian Gonzalez custody battle. She also played an integral role in the legal analysis of CNN’s coverage of Election 2000, for which she earned the American Bar Association’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Journalism.
Greta has represented various clients in civil and criminal cases during her career as a trial attorney. In addition to arguing cases in federal appellate courts and state supreme courts, she is the author of a chapter on witness and client representation in “Federal Enforcement 1992: Defense Strategies for Winning White Collar Trial” (The Center, 1992). She served as an adjunct professor at the Law Center from 1984 through 1999.
Recently dubbed one of the world’s 100 most powerful women by Forbes Magazine, Greta is the recipient of both the 2000-2001 Sandra Day O’Connor Medal of Honor from Seton Hall University and the American Bar Association Presidential Award for “Excellence in Journalism.” (2001). She was also awarded the first place 2002 National Headliners Award as part of an investigative team covering the “Attack on America.”
In addition, Gretais the co-author of “My Turn at The Bullypulpit: Straight Talk About The Things That Drive Me Nuts” (Crown, 2003).