Chet Lunner

National Correspondent, Newspaper Editor, Press Secretary, Intel Officer

LunnerDHSFormer journalist and retired executive Chet Lunner has a unique, 360-degree perspective on Fake News, the First Amendment, and an inside-the-Beltway view of our national government, having been a Maine newspaper editor, Congressional chief of staff, 9/11 press secretary, homeland security intelligence officer, and staffer to four Cabinet secretaries. He worked with, or consulted for USA Today, U.S. Congress, and the TSA and DHS.



  • The Impact of Fake News

  • First Amendment Issues

  • Homeland Security in the U.S. and Maine

  • Crisis Communications

  • Privacy vs. National Security