Meet the Moderator
Frank Sesno opens the program with a hypothetical scenario for Justice Breyer whom he’s asked to play the role of a professor.
Frank Sesno

Frank Sesno, the director of media and public affairs at The George Washington University, is an Emmy-award winning journalist with more than 30 years of experience, including 21 years at CNN where he was a reporter and analyst for the network on a wide range of issues.

Prior to moderating MINDS ON THE EDGE, Sesno worked with the Fred Friendly Seminars as moderator of FUELING OUR FUTURE, a broadcast project for public television that was taped at the Blue Planet Summit on Environmental Issues. He has also been a panelist on several Fred Friendly Seminars, gaining a unique perspective on the experience of participating in a hypothetical scenario.

During his tenure at CNN, during which he interviewed five Presidents of the United States, Sesno served as CNN’s White House correspondent, Washington, D.C. bureau chief, and hosted the program "Late Edition with Frank Sesno." Before joining CNN in 1984, Sesno was a radio correspondent at the White House and in London for the Associated Press.

Frank Sesno discusses mental illness and MINDS ON THE EDGE with radio host Jim Bohannon on this nationally-syndicated call-in program.