Mara Liasson (born June 13, 1955) is an American journalist and political pundit. She is the national political correspondent for National Public Radio and also a contributor at Fox News Channel. Liasson was born in New York City. She graduated from Scarsdale High School in Scarsdale, New York in 1973. Additionally, when she was studying at Scarsdale High School, she was one of a few students to form the Scarsdale Alternative School, an experimental democratic community that still exists today. She is a graduate of Brown University (class of 1977) with a bachelor of arts degree in American history. Liasson was a freelance radio and television reporter in San Francisco before joining NPR in 1985.
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