Anyone who follows Connecticut politics and the news media was shocked when they heard that anchor Dennis House and WFSB were parting ways . After over 28 years on-air, House had become the face of the station – and one of the most prominent TV journalists in Connecticut. 

He hosted the Sunday morning political show, Face the State, which regularly broke news and highlighted some of the best political reporting in Connecticut.

In his conversation with John, he reflects on the ever-changing world of broadcast journalism, shares what he’s learned about moderating debates, and answers whether or not he would ever consider going into politics himself.

John is CT Mirror's Director of Events. A well-known and highly-regarded radio personality and moderator, he divides his time between CT Mirror — where he heads up our events program and serves as a multi-platform consultant — and the NPR / PRI program Science Friday. Previously, John was executive editor of the New England News Collaborative and the host of NEXT, a weekly program about New England. He also appeared weekly on The Wheelhouse, WNPR’s news roundtable program. His 25 years in public media also include serving as vice president of news for Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network, host of WNPR’s Where We Live, and regular fill-in host for the PRI program Science Friday in New York. He was twice recognized by PRNDI as America’s best public radio call-in show.