Veteran Washington journalist Steve Scully hosts new POTUS Politics show

‘The Briefing with Steve Scully’ will feature interviews with politicians, journalists and newsmakers, plus events in collaboration with the Bipartisan Policy Center.

Jackie Kolgraf
June 6, 2022

Steve Scully hosts a new program, The Briefing with Steve Scully, on SiriusXM’s bipartisan political channel, POTUS Politics (Ch. 124), weekdays from 12–2pm ET.

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What You’ll Hear

On his new SiriusXM show, Scully — Senior Vice President at Washington, D.C.’s Bipartisan Policy Center — will take listeners inside the stories and conversations that are shaping the day in the nation’s capital. From breaking Supreme Court rulings to debates in Congress and briefings from The White House, the program will consider all sides and every perspective, helping listeners stay on top of what’s happening within the Beltway and beyond. Scully, who has interviewed every president since Gerald Ford, also will speak with key politicians and newsmakers, as well as connect with listeners about important topics on their minds.

In addition to his radio show, Scully will host regular events in collaboration with the Bipartisan Policy Center, where he currently serves as Senior Vice President. These forums, which will air on P.O.T.U.S., will encourage fierce debate while also seeking common ground for practical results that will enact real, positive changes for the country.

About Steve Scully

In his three-decade career at C-SPAN, Steve Scully served as political editor, host, and senior executive producer of C-SPAN’s programming, including Washington Journal, the Road to the White House series, and its podcast The Weekly. In addition to his work at C-SPAN, Scully initiated a distance learning class, bringing D.C. experts virtually to the University of Denver, Pace University, and Purdue University. He also served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of California-D.C. Program, as well as a Terker Fellow (2019-21) at George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs.

Scully spent nine years on the White House Correspondents’ Association Board of Directors, including as president from 2006-07. In 2019, he was named to the Pennsylvania Broadcasters Hall of Fame. He began his journalism career at WAMU-AM Radio, and later as a reporter at WSEE-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania and WHEC-TV in Rochester, New York.

Scully earned his M.S. degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois, graduating magna cum laude. Prior to that, he received his B.A. in communications and political science from American University.

“I am thrilled to join the SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S. family to share my enthusiasm for politics and public policy with a very smart audience,” Scully stated. “I look forward not only to focusing on the developing stories of the day, but also to giving listeners a deeper context to complex issues. Together, we will peel back the layers of stories to provide new information with elected officials, key policy makers and leading journalists.”

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