Alex Wagner

Co-Host and Executive Producer, "The Circus," Showtime; National Correspondent, CBS News; Contributing Editor, The Atlantic

Alex Wagner is a co-host and executive producer of Showtime’s political documentary series, “The Circus,” a national correspondent for CBS News, and a contributing editor at The Atlantic, where she co-hosts the weekly podcast, “Radio Atlantic.” She is the author of the 2018 book Futureface: A Family Mystery, an Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging. Previously, Wagner hosted MSNBC’s Emmy-nominated show “NOW with Alex Wagner.” She has also worked as a reporter with Huffington Post, as a White House correspondent for Politics Daily, and as editor in chief of the award-winning Fader Magazine.

Videos/Audio of Alex Wagner

During the 2016 presidential campaign, some prominent Republicans — appalled by candidate Trump’s crude remarks, his... See more
Moved by her own deep hunger to belong — to have an identity that matters and a tribe of her own — Alex Wagner, author... See more
Hear the story of #MeToo from its founder, leaders, and chroniclers. Join Tarana Burke, founder of the original Me Too... See more
As the US ceases to be a white majority country (a demographic milestone we’re expected to reach by 2020), how will we... See more
THIS EVENT IS NOT OPEN TO ADULTS OVER 21 YEARS OF AGE. We’ve selected some of the brightest minds on the Ideas Festival... See more
America's problem with race has deep roots. With the country's foundation tied to the near extermination of... See more