About

PETER EISNER, an award-winning foreign correspondent, is co-author with Michael D’Antonio of two books, High Crimes: The Corruption, Impunity and Impeachment of Donald Trump and The Shadow President: The Truth About Mike Pence. Other books include MacArthur’s Spies, The Pope’s Last Crusade and The Freedom Line, nonfiction stories about World War II. 

 

As a journalist, Eisner was correspondent and consulting producer at the PBS programs Newshour Weekend and World Focus and was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy Award in 2010. 

 

He was deputy foreign editor and Washington, D.C, political editor with the Washington Post from 2003-2007.

 

Prior to that he was foreign editor and senior foreign correspondent of Newsday and received the InterAmerican Press Association Award for distinguished reporting on drug trafficking in Latin America.

 

From 1999 to 2001, Eisner was the managing director of the Center for Public Integrity, a Washington-based watchdog organization. There he founded an online publication, publicI.org, which won national investigative reporting awards its first year of existence. He was an early member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. 

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