Broadcast journalist, television show host
Errol Louis is the Political Anchor of Spectrum News NY1, where he hosts Inside City Hall, a nightly primetime show about New York City politics. As part of the show, he interviews top political and cultural leaders, including an exclusive weekly one-on-one conversation with Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Louis has also conducted interviews with ex-mayors David Dinkins, Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg; Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ex-governors George Pataki, Eliot Spitzer and David Paterson; dozens of city, state and federal officials, and presidential candidates including John Kasich, Jill Stein, Gary Johnson, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Louis has moderated more than two dozen debates between candidates for mayor, public advocate, city and state comptroller, state Attorney General and U.S. Senate. In addition to political leaders, Louis has interviewed iconic cultural figures including filmmaker Ken Burns and activist Gloria Steinem.
Louis was recently ranked #40 on the list of the 100 most powerful people in New York City politics. He is an adjunct professor of Urban Reporting at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, where he has taught political and investigative reporting to more than 100 graduate students.
Louis participated at The Common Good Forum & American Spirit Awards on May 10th, 2019. He moderated the “The Road to 2020: Leaders & Ideas” panel featuring former Senator Claire McCaskill, former Congressman Steve Israel, Matt Bennett, Margaret Hoover and Rick Tyler.