Ken Rudin Biography, Age, Family, NPR, Podcast, Button Of The Day


Ken Rudin Biography

Ken Rudin is an American radio journalist who co-hosted a weekly podcast called It’s All Politics. This was on a segment called “The Political Junkie” on the NPR program Talk of the Nation, and wrote a column of the same name for

Rudin spent eight years (1983–91) at ABC News before coming to NPR. At NBC News, he was the deputy political director and reportorial producer on Capitol Hill. Rudin was also managing editor of The Hotline from 1994-97.

Ken Rudin Age

Rudin keeps his personal life away from the public eye , he has not yet disclosed his date of birth.

Ken Rudin Family

Rudin has not yet disclosed any information regarding his family.

Ken Rudin NPR

Rudin was involved with political news on a variety of NPR programs as the political editor for National Public Radio (NPR).

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Ken Rudin Podcast

He began his own weekly program, Ken Rudin’s Political Junkie, that is heard on stations around the country.

It is a weekly program that veteran political analyst Rudin explores policy debates, campaign strategies and the newsmakers making it happen in Washington and in state capitols across the country. Politicians, journalists and experts of all stripes join Ken to share smart analysis and rich historical context behind the issues shaping our national dialogue today.

The show is broadcast every week on a handful of public radio stations across the country, and is available to listeners as a free online podcast. The podcast is downloaded over 20,000 times per week.

The show features include Ken’s blog, along with his classic ScuttleButton puzzles and trivia questions, and highlights from Ken’s campaign button collection. All of the Political Junkie features are highlighted in a weekly email newsletter.

Rudin hosted the Political Junkie 2018 Remembrances Special. He remembered his guests and their contributions to political history, and honor their commitments to public service.

His guests include:

Stu Rothenberg, founding editor and publisher of The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report
Jill Lawrence, commentary editor for USA Today
Former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.), remembering President George H.W. Bush
Mike Murphy, Republican strategist, remembering Sen. John McCain
Paul Begala, Democratic strategist, remembering Sen. Zell Miller
Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), remembering Rep. Louise Slaughter
Mara Liasson, national political correspondent at NPR, remembering Charles Krauthammer

Ken Rudin Button Of The Day

He began collecting campaign buttons in the 1960s; he now has a collection of more than 70,000 campaign items.

Ken Rudin Salary

Rudin has been in the journalism industry for a good time now and is believed to receive a good amount as his annual salary but it is not yet disclosed.

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