Dave Keating


Brussels, Belgium

Dave Keating

Multimedia journalist covering European politics in Brussels.


Trump's climate decision driving EU pivot to Asia

Dave Keating tells Deutsche Welle's The Morning that Donald Trump's decision to take the US out of the Paris climate agreement will have the effect of isolating the United States, in ways both symbolic and practical.
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A bad week for Francois Hollande

The French President wanted this week to be about his new push for reform, but found himself on the defensive over revelations about an illicit affair.
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Obama-Merkel press conference: live coverage

Dave Keating and Laila Harrack discuss the implications of Barack Obama's visit to Berlin following Donald Trump's shock victory on Deutsche Welle TV, 17 November 2016.
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Bulc to revive EU passenger rights law

In this exclusive video interview with viEUws, EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc talks to leading journalist Dave Keating about the most pressing transport related issues on the Commission’s agenda: The management of the cockpit and the pilot’s medical record following the GermanWings crash. The definition of EU rules relating to the use and development of drones to ensure safety, privacy and security of civilian users while promoting this new technology.
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US Election Night 2016 - Deutsche Welle live coverage

Live coverage of the US election results as they came in, with analysis from Dave Keating, Ellen Schulz and Irwin Collier.
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MEP nominates Eurovision star for EU prize

Ruslana won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 for Ukraine with her song 'Wild Dances'. She has since become an anti-Russian activist, and one Lithuanian MEP thinks the EU should show solidarity by awarding her a prestigious human rights prize.
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"Senators Protest Cuts to Agriculture Budget"

North Dakota's senators have vowed to fight proposals to cut the US agriculture budget. They say the cuts would hurt the state's farmers.
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The Heat: Journalist roundtable

Live via satellite from Brussels on The Heat, CGTN's flagship primetime journalist roundtable broadcasting out of Washington.
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Trump scandal - new videos to be leaked from The Apprentice?

Dave Keating and Sumi Somaskanda break down the second US presidential debate on Deutsche Welle. Was Donald Trump able to stop his campaign's implosion with an incident-free performance in the second presidential debate?
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Live coverage from the 2014 European election

James Franey, Dave Keating and Craig Willey analyse election results as they come in from across Europe in the 2014 European Parliament elections.
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Ancien Ministre Italien Face au Racisme au Parlement Européen

La nouvelle députée européenne Cecile Kyenge décrit ses premiers mois à Bruxelles.
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Walgreens Pharmacists Say Speed Could Kill

Union leading 10-day strike says the company is making pharmacists fill too many prescriptions too fast.
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Dave Keating

Dave Keating, the former editor of, is an American journalist based in Brussels.

Having previously covered US politics in Washington, Dave specializes in drawing comparisons between the American federal system and the European Union.

He is well-known in Brussels not only for his reporting, but also his conference moderation.

Dave has covered the courtrooms of Chicago, the halls of the US congress, the streets of New York City and the board rooms of the City of London. As a broadcast journalist, Dave has worked as a line producer for a weekly newscast, a show producer for newsmagazine specials and a segment producer for live news panels and interviews.

Outside of journalism, Dave has worked as a documentary filmmaking instructor and directed a weekly talk show in New York. Dave holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University in Film/Television and History. He also holds a Masters of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.