Sunday Morning Monitor

Each Sunday morning, politicians, pundits, and journalists gather to set the agenda for the coming week's news cycle. These elected officials, candidates, and talking heads crowd the airwaves of the major networks and cable news outlets.

Considering the important and influential role these programs play in establishing political discourse, WPI tracks who sits at the round table. And these numbers make clear, women are few and far between.


February 4, 2018

NBC's Meet the Press with Chuck Todd: 3 men and 2 women

  • Reince Priebus (M)
  • Amy Walter (W)
  • Yamiche Alcindor (W)
  • Hugh Hewitt (M)
  • Bryant Gumbel (M)

CBS's Face the Nation with John Dickerson: 6 men and 4 women

  • Kris Van Cleave (M)
  • Rep. Trey Gowdy (M)
  • Michael Morell (M)
  • Victoria Nuland (W)
  • Fran Townsend (W)
  • Molly Ball (W)
  • Jamelle Bouie (M)
  • Ben Domenech (M)
  • Julie Pace (W)
  • Steve Coll (M)

ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos: 6 men and 1 woman

  • Rep. Adam Schiff (M)
  • Rep. Will Hurd (M)
  • Matt Olsen (M)
  • Bill Kristol (M)
  • Roland Martin (M)
  • Jen Psaki (W)
  • Anthony Scaramucci (M)

CNN's State of the Union with Jake Tapper:

3 men and 2 women

  • Sen. Richard Durbin (M)
  • Rep. Brad Wenstrup (M)
  • Rep. Jim Himes (M)
  • Rep. Karen Bass (W)

Fox News' Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace:

6 men and 0 women

  • Rep. Chris Stewart (M)
  • Rep. Eric Swalwell (M)
  • Leon Panetta (M)
  • Jonathan Swan (M)
  • Mo Elleithee (M)
  • Howard Kurtz (M)