One of the nation’s most trusted and respected journalists, Charlie Rose is an Emmy Award-winning host whose popular PBS program has been hailed as “the last refuge of intelligent conversation on television.” Among his many accolades, Rose himself has been referred to as “the best interviewer around today.”

Recognized for his intimate and incisive interviews, Rose enters into deeply personal and revealing dialogues with his subjects from the worlds of politics, pop culture and business including Barack Obama, Nicholas Sarkozy, Helen Mirren and Warren Buffett. In famed round-table discussions, Rose has explored everything from gene therapy to the latest hits from Hollywood. Tackling the most controversial topics of the day, he expertly moderates panels of diverse opinion with a ready wit that allows for intelligent and challenging conversation. Audiences gain an understanding of even the most complex issues as Rose allows all sides a hearing.

ABOUT Charlie Rose   (+/-)

Defining the Global Conversation

In his nearly four decades in television, Charlie Rose has excelled in conducting scintillating interviews with many of the most influential politicians and entertainers of our time. The program's round oak table and simple black backdrop provide an intimate atmosphere for intelligent conversation attracting leaders from around the world as well as serving as a window on cultural areas rarely seen on TV such as architecture, painting, photography and classical music. Since 1991, Rose has done more in-depth hours with Nobel Laureates and other extraordinary men and women of science, politics, art, business, sports, technology, literature and entertainment than any other program ever. These conversations have made Rose the cultural and intellectual custodian of our time, providing accessible profiles of the people who have influenced our world. 

Distinguished, Decorated Journalist

Rose entered television full-time in 1974 when PBS commentator Bill Moyers hired him as managing editor of the series Bill Moyers’ International Report. In 1976, Rose was named correspondent for the PBS series USA: People and Politics, a weekly political magazine with Moyers. That year, their television special, A Conversation With Jimmy Carter was honored with a Peabody Award and Rose moved to NBC as a correspondent, based in Washington DC. From 1984-1990, he anchored CBS’s Nightwatch, the network’s late-night interview series, for which he won an Emmy for his interviews with convicted murderer Charles Manson.  Rose also served as an anchor for other CBS News broadcasts, including Face the Nation, CBS Morning News, CBS This Morning and Newsbreak, and reported for 48 hours.



Current Events with Charlie Rose

In this highly relevant, customizable presentation, Mr. Rose addresses the most salient issues of the day from his own unique perspective, developed over years of engaging, insightful interviews with the biggest newsmakers of the past, present and future.

Charlie Rose as Moderator

One of the best interviewers and communicators in media today, Emmy-Award winning television host Charlie Rose can moderate your panel, discussion or debate on nearly any topic you choose. Erudite and witty, he keeps the discussion lively, using a Southern civility and an informed impartiality to provide all sides a forum for their views.