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Tammy Haddad
As president and founder of Haddad Media, Tammy Haddad is the driving the force of a multimedia, production and consulting company that shape on air, online and event programming for political and entertainment media. She is a 25-year veteran executive producer of innovative web, cable and network programs.

Haddad is a news-media advisor to some of the largest media companies including Politico, The Washington Post, The National Journal Group, The Week, GQ, HBO and Bloomberg LP. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the successful White House Correspondents Insider, covering the political and media culture of Washington; and the SOCNETS banner, which highlights social networking and new media trends.

Haddad is an innovator of web video production: she created and produced Newsweek and The Washington Post's weekly live video coverage, “The Political Take,” of the 2008 presidential election anchored by John Meacham and some of the Post’s top reporters. She produced the video series, “Voices of Power,” featuring the new Obama White House team including Desiree Rogers and Secretaries Steven Chu and Timothy Geithner. Her TamCam series, pioneered on-the-go video interviews with political candidates and entertainment personalities with exclusive interviews that ranged from Robert DeNiro to the incoming National Security Adviser General Jim Jones.

At Politico in 2010, she produced “Inside Obama’s Washington,” a high profile interview series with Mike Allen and John Harris. Guests included Valerie Jarrett, Secretary Timothy Geithner, Karl Rove and former First Lady Laura Bush. She produced Politico’s live video coverage of the State of the Union Speech and the Obama’s first state dinner. Haddad’s television credits include serving as Vice President of Washington and political director for MSNBC; she served as executive producer of the 2004 Presidential and 2006 Mid Term Election Coverage and Hardball. She was one of the creator’s and executive producer of CNN’s Larry King Live, senior broadcast producer of NBC’s Today Show, CBS’ The Late Late Show with Tom Snyder, Fox News Sunday and The McLaughlin Group.

Haddad's on air work includes hosting a political analysis show, "The National Journal Radio Show" on XM radio and "The First Producers Club," featuring the top news and entertainment producers and reporters, on America's Voice, a basic cable channel.

Haddad is a member of the board of the Miss America Organization and serves on the advisory boards of the Mothers Day Every Day campaign. She has also served as a media consultant to several non-profits: The White Ribbon Alliance, The Vaccine Fund and CURE (Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy). Haddad has been honored with the 2007 Gracie Award as outstanding television news producer and two John Foster Peabody Awards, lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Ted Greenberg, and two children.

Blog Entries by Tammy Haddad

The Twitterati Search Political Media Women

(2) Comments | Posted October 26, 2012 | 4:04 PM

Masters of search and the Twitterati in this election have obsessed about the real headline makers, Barack Obama Deputy Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter and Mitt Romney's Barbara Comstock.

Cutter's previously invisible hand has led many initiatives in her roles in the White House, Treasury, the Senate and, of course, campaigns....

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VP Gore Launches Political Comeback

(132) Comments | Posted January 5, 2012 | 10:17 AM

Vice President Al Gore made a stunning, unexpected return to politics for the 2012 Iowa Caucus as a political analyst for his own cable channel, Current TV.

For those who migrated over to watch Keith Olbermann, there was a moment of shock and awe as the former vice president and...

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Hitchens: The TV Gladiator

(32) Comments | Posted December 16, 2011 | 10:54 AM

Every pundit that has tried to make a point, throw a punch, or declare victory should pause today to salute Christopher Hitchens.

He burst on the U.S. media scene first on William F. Buckley Jr.'s television series Firing Line, then on CNN's Larry King Live and Crossfire in the early...

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Long Live the New King

(34) Comments | Posted January 24, 2011 | 9:38 AM

Dear Piers,

Don't listen to the critics. If Larry King had given a thought to the naysayers back in 1985, he would have returned to radio after the first week. When we launched the show 25 years ago, no one liked the idea of an hour-long interview program.

Ted Turner...

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