January 2015 Chapter Meeting
Date: January 16, 2015
Location: The Yale Club - 50 Vanderbilt Ave., NY, NY 10017
Guest Speaker: John Miller, NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence & Counter-terrorism.
In January the incoming Board serving The NYC Chapter for 2015 - 2016 will be sworn into office by the distinguished John Miller.
John Miller NYPD's Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence & Counter-terrorism. He was the former Associate Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analytic Transformation and Technology. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Director of Public Affairs for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where he was the bureau's national spokesman. Miller is also a former ABC News reporter and anchorman, perhaps best known for conducting a May 1998 interview with Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan.
John Miller was named a senior correspondent for CBS News on Oct. 17, 2011. In this capacity, Miller reported for all CBS News platforms and broadcasts, including "CBS This Morning" and occasionally for "60 Minutes.
Miller began work as a journalist in 1973 for WNEW, a local New York City television station. From 1985 to 1994, he worked as an investigative journalist for WNBC, another local New York television station.
From 1994 to 1995, he served as deputy police commissioner of New York City, where he was the chief spokesman for the NYPD. He was hired at the request of then Commissioner William Bratton.
Miller then worked as an ABC News correspondent from 1995 until January 2002, when he took the post of co-anchor with Barbara Walters of the ABC News program, 20/20. During his tenure at ABC, Miller is also recognized for covering the September 11, 2001 attacks, where he sat alongside Peter Jennings for the duration of the day listening in to radio conversations from the FBI, FDNY and NYPD, informing Jennings and viewers of their content.
In January 2003, he left ABC News to rejoin Bratton who by then was at the Los Angeles Police Department. Miller served as the police department's Bureau Chief for the Counter-Terrorism and Criminal Intelligence Bureau, which included the Major Crimes Division, and the Emergency Services Division and the Special Investigations Section (SIS). While there, Miller launched the Archangel Critical Asset Assessment Management System (ACAMS), which has been adopted by other cities and states for ongoing risk-assessment of potential terrorist targets. Miller was also one of the original designers of the Los Angeles Joint Regional Intelligence Center (JRIC), which combines intelligence and analysis for the LAPD, LA Sheriff, and the FBI.
In September 2005, Miller became the Assistant Director for Public Affairs at the FBI in Washington, D.C. In this position, he was tasked with overseeing the FBI's internal and external communications, including relations with the news media and handling of fugitive publicity, community relations, and other communications support.