Barry Nolan currently serves as Senior Advisor on the congressional staff of US Representative Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) and teaches journalism at Boston University as an adjunct professor. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Emerge, a Boston based non-profit that provides counseling and education to prevent domestic violence. He previously served on Capitol Hill as Communications Director for the House/Senate Joint Economic Committee and as Communications Director for Massachusetts State Treasurer Steve Grossman
Prior to his political career, he spent three decades as a multi-Emmy Award winning television journalist, producer and commentator traveling the world to cover an enormous range of stories. He has hosted network programs on ABC, Fox, and in syndication. He is a regular panelist on Says You, a weekly NPR radio show described by Time magazine as a “party for smarties,” is happily married to BU professor Garland Waller and lives in Newton.