Dan Abrams is the CEO and Founder of Abrams Media and the Chief Legal Analyst for ABC News. He is also host of A&E’s hit series, “Live PD.”
Prior to joining ABC News, Abrams spent 15 years at NBC News in a variety of roles, including General Manager of MSNBC, where he presided over a period of unprecedented growth, with ratings and profits each increasing well over 50% during his tenure. A graduate of Columbia University Law School, Abrams has published articles in a number of newspapers and magazine. In 2011, he published his first book, “Man Down: Proof Beyond A Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers, and Just About Everything Else,” which made The Washington Post bestseller list.
Abrams is the founder of eight web properties including Mediaite, a news and media website; Runway Riot, a fashion site for women of all sizes; The Mary Sue, covering tech and geek culture, and Law & Crime Network, a collaboration with A+E Networks which produces live trial coverage. The Abrams Media Network serves close to 15 million unique visitors per month. Abrams is also the author of the book “Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency.”