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How to be a Pundit, with Matt Lewis

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What you will learn

Conservatives across the world find inspiration from great thought leaders who motivate them into action and make the case for conservative principles to mass audiences.

These unique leaders have written compelling books, appear on television regularly, and have a global brand. How did they do it and what is it that has earned them such a large following in the movement?

The Leadership Institute has helped many people like Matt Lewis, Cabot Phillips, Kat Timpf and more get there. At How to be a Pundit, one of these leaders, Matt Lewis will teach you how!

You will learn how:

- 21st century opinion leaders earn a mass following in the conservative movement
- To get yourself on television and become a regular face on major news networks
- You can land a book deal and market it in a compelling way

... and much more!


Starts Friday, July 16

Fri 16:   9:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EDT


This training is online.


$50.00 $20.00 discount for early registration until 7/14/21 Your Cost: $30.00


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Your faculty

Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis

Senior Columnist, The Daily Beast; Political Commentator, CNN

Matt Lewis is a senior columnist at The Daily Beast, a CNN political commentator, and the author of Too Dumb to Fail: How the GOP Betrayed the Reagan Revolution to Win Elections (And How It Can Reclaim Its Conservative Roots). He also co-hosts The DMZshow on Bloggingheads.TV.

Matt's work has appeared in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, GQ, The Washington Post, The Week, Roll Call, Politico, The Telegraph, The Independent, and The Guardian— and he has been quoted or cited by major media outlets including New York Magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Associated Press.

Over the years, Matt has provided political commentary on C-SPAN, PBS NewsHour, ABC's “Nightline,” HBO's “Real Time with Bill Maher,” and CBS News' “Face The Nation.” He has appeared on numerous radio outlets like NPR and the BBC, and on various podcasts such as “The Adam Carolla Show.” (And who could forget his mention on ESPN's “The Tony Kornheiser Show”?)

Previously, Matt served as senior contributor for The Daily Caller, and before that, as a columnist for AOL's Politics Daily.

He is also the editor of the book, The Quotable Rogue: The Ideals of Sarah Palin In Her Own Words.

Matt grew up in Frederick County, Maryland, and graduated from Shepherd College (now University) in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.