Prof. Gregg BirnbaumGregg Birnbaum

Adjunct assistant professor


Location: VC 7-263

Gregg Birnbaum is Senior Political Editor at, where he is responsible for the site's national political coverage. Prior to that, Birnbaum was a Senior Editor on the CNN Politics digital team, handling breaking news, the 2016 campaign live blog, national security and reporter training. Previously, Birnbaum served as Managing Editor/Head of Political Content for the New York Daily News, Deputy Managing Editor at Politico and Political Editor of The New York Post. He’s been in the news business for more than 30 years as a reporter and editor, beginning his career - and his love affair with journalism - as a copy kid at the Wall Street Journal. Before the internet. 

The City University of New York