Ken Trump is the most widely quoted U.S. school security expert:
- all national television network news and cable news channels
- top 50 national newspapers, all wire services, and international print
- radio news, talk shows, and other programs – national and international
- local and national morning shows
Media inquiries are welcome at any time:
- during regular business hours
- on weekends
For general media inquiries contact Ken Trump directly
- office: (216) 251-3067
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tight deadlines, evenings and weekends
Calls to the office number are forwarded to Ken’s cell phone for fast response.
Always call and back up your request with an e-mail to Ken Trump.
Major Networks and Newspapers turn to Ken Trump during a crisis
When a gunman killed 26 children and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December, 2012, journalists across the country called Ken.
- The Today Show flew Ken to Newtown, CT for live interviews. He was on NBC Nightly News.
- CNN anchors interviewed him live at the scene.
- Fox News Channel, Fox and Friends, and Geraldo tapped Ken’s expertise.
- He also appeared on ABC World News Tonight and CBS This Morning.
- Ken was quoted in The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Associated Press, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Education Week, and more.
Follow Ken on Facebook and Twitter. Watch some of his network interviews from Newtown, Connecticut and Chardon, Ohio below.
Ken knows the unique needs of each type of media outlet
He has extensive media experience with live and recorded television interviews, as well as Skype, radio, online, and print interviews nationwide. He provides expert analysis on school safety issues, addressing the concerns of parents, children, educators, police and policy makers. Ken is direct, insightful and does not shy from controversy when safety is at stake.
Journalists find Ken to be highly credible, analytical, and candid as a school safety professional with cutting-edge knowledge. He has worked with school and safety officials in all 50 states.
Ken also understands what journalists need because he worked as a freelance reporter and producer at the local ABC affiliate in Market #18. He meets deadlines, comes to the table with extensive original research, and practices the art of quotes and sound bites. He travels with his own IFB and electronic tools that make it easy to work with him in a digital environment.
You can see Ken on Good Morning America, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, Fox and Friends, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, CNN Headline News, PBC News Hour, ABC World News Tonight, CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, ABC 20/20, Nightline, Court TV, The O’Reilly Factor, and more.
You can hear Ken on ABC Radio News, ABC Sam Donaldson Show, CBS Radio, CNN Radio, National Public Radio News, All Things Considered (NPR), Voice of America, American Family Radio, BBC News (London), German Public Radio, Red FM (Ireland), and more.
Online and in Print
You can read about Ken in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Education Week, Christian Science Monitor, Time Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Associated Press, Gannett News Service, Newhouse News Service, Scripps Howard News Service, The Times (London), Agence France Presse, the top 50 daily U.S. newspapers, and more.
Watch Ken Trump’s live network news interviews following the December 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings:
Watch Ken Trump’s live interviews from Chardon, Ohio, following the Feb. 2012 school shooting at Chardon High School:
See Ken’s biographical summary for a more detailed sample of TV, print, and radio interviews.