Moderator: Jamil Smith, Senior Editor, The New Republic
Bob Simon is the Principal Advisor to the Director for Energy, Transportation, and Resources in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Jamil Smith is a Senior National Correspondent with MTV News. Most recently, he was a Senior Editor at New Republic, where he wrote and edited columns and features for both print and digital. There, Smith also hosted the podcast INTERSECTION, which dealt with identity politics. Prior to that, he served as a segment producer for "The Rachel Maddow Show" and "Melissa Harris-Perry." Smith's bylines have also appeared in the Washington Post, Ebony.com, and theGrio. Previous stops include NFL Films, HBO Sports, CNN and the William Morris Agency.