Dana Bash Biography
Dana Bash (Dana Ruth Schwartz) is a famous American journalist, and news anchor. Additionally, she is working as the chief political correspondent for CNN and co-anchor of State of the Union. Besides, she is based in Washington, D.C.
Dana Bash Age|Birthday
Bash is 51 years old as of 2022. Furthermore, she was born on 15 June 1971, in New York, New York, United States. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on 15th June of every year.
Dana Bash Height |weight
Bash has an average height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 meters) tall. Besides, Bash has an approximated body weight of 54 kilograms (120 lbs).
Dana Bash Family
Bash was born to Frances Weinman Schwartz and Stuart Schwartz. In addition, her mother, Frances Weinman Schwartz is known as an educator in Jewish Studies and author of Jewish Moral Virtues and Passage to Pesach. Furthermore, her father, Stuart Schwartz was also known as a Senior Producer for ABC News known for his work on World News Tonight, Nightline, Day1, 20/20 and Good Morning America.
Additionally, he retired in 2009 after 41 years at ABC News. Later, after retirement, he took a position as an adjunct lecturer at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. Likewise, her brother is called David Schwartz who is known as a producer of video news and video public relations under the name DMS Productions.
Dana Bash Husband
Bash is in a relationship with an actor Spencer Garrett. Before, she has been married twice and has had two divorces. In addition, her first marriage was to Jeremy Bash, who was the chief of staff of the United States Department of Defense from 2011 to 2013 in 1998. Later, in 2007 they divorced.
Again, in 2008 at a ceremony in Cape Cod she got married for a second time to John King, who is a CNN Correspondent. They later divorced in 2012. Additionally, she has children, Jonah Frank King, (born June 2011). Additionally, Bash and her ex-husband, John King came into an amicable agreement on how to co-parent and raise up their son.
Dana Bash Career
However, she serves as the CNN’s chief political correspondent based in Washington, D.C. Additionally, she is also a co-anchor of State of the Union with Jake Tapper and Dana Bash, the network’s Sunday morning news maker show. Later, in 2017, she launched her CNN series, Badass Women of Washington. Furthermore, it features women from a huge range of backgrounds and generations and shows how they have shattered glass ceilings on their way up the ranks.
Before, she was an editor in CNN’s Washington bureau, where she assisted plan and coordinate the network’s coverage of Capitol Hill, the State Department and key issues including Medicare and Social Security. Moreover, she worked as a producer on several of the network’s public affairs shows, such as Late Edition with Frank Sesno, Evans & Novak and Inside Politics Weekend together with Wolf Blitzer, producing long-form live interviews alongside heads of state, lawmakers and other newsmakers.
Dana Bash Awards
Later, in 2012, she was part of the duo to win the Joan S. Barone Award for excellence in congressional anchoring on a STOCK Act loophole that could have enabled the family members of lawmakers to profit from insider information on trades. Additionally, she received the prestigious Everett McKinley Dirksen for Distinguished Reporting of Congress Award from the National Press Foundation an unprecedented three times, most recently for her 2012 reporting on a STOCK Act loophole. Furthermore, her reporting resulted in Congress passing legislation to close the loophole in August. In addition, she is the winner of the National Press Foundation’s 2019 Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism.
Dana Bash Education
Bash attended to Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, New Jersey. Furthermore, she joined George Washington University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Communications. Additionally, she received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hampshire on May 12, 2018.
Dana Bash Net worth| Salary
Bash has an estimated net worth of $6 million approximately. However, she has not revealed her total earning in the media.