Dana Bash CNN, Bio, Age, Husband, Career, Net Worth

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Dana Bash Bio, Wiki

Dana Bash is an American journalist, news anchor, and CNN’s chief political correspondent. She is CNN’s chief political correspondent and co-anchor of State of the Union, the network’s Sunday morning newsmaker show, with Jake Tapper and Dana Bash.

Dana Bash Age

Bash is 51 years old as of 2022. She was born on June 15, 1971 in New York City, New York, U.S.

Dana Bash Height

Her actual height has yet to be revealed.  Will be updated as soon as his/her body measurements are released.

Dana Bash Family

Bash was born to Frances Schwartz(mother) and Stuart Schwartz(father). Her mother was an author and educator in Jewish studies. On the other hand, her father was an ABC News producer who served as the senior broadcast producer for Good Morning America. She grew up living in Washington, D.C., and New Jersey.

Dana Bash Husband

Bash was married to Jeremy Bash from 1998 to 2007. Jeremy went on to become CIA chief of staff and Department of Defense chief of staff under President Barack Obama. She married fellow CNN correspondent John King in 2008. Bash gave birth to a son in 2011 and divorced King in 2012.

Dana Bash Education

Bash received her bachelor’s degree in political communications with honors from The George Washington University.

Dana Bash Career

Bash is based in Washington, D.C., where she covers campaigns as well as Congress. Also, she is a regular moderator for CNN’s political town hall specials. On the other hand she moderated CNN’s first 2020 election cycle debate in Detroit, as well as the cycle’s final Democratic Presidential Debate in Washington, D.C. Bash also hosted special Election Night in America coverage of the 2020 election, which lasted several days until CNN predicted Joe Biden as the winner. She has won the National Press Foundation’s Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism for 2019.

Bash launched her CNN series, Being…, in 2021, which goes beyond her Sunday morning news interviews. The series features in-depth interviews with people who influence American policy, politics, and culture, giving viewers a glimpse of the person behind the public persona. She launched her digital CNN series, Badass Women of Washington, in 2017. The show was highlighting women from various backgrounds and generations who have shattered glass ceilings on their way up the ranks.

Bash major roles

Bash was a key figure in CNN’s presidential primary debates in 2016, serving as a questioner in six of the network’s seven primetime debates on both sides of the aisle. Also, she co-anchors all election night specials on set at the CNN Election Center. Bash conducted sit-down interviews with the majority of the candidates during her coverage of the 2016 presidential campaigns, including Donald Trump, Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Bernie Sanders, and Governors Jeb Bush and John Kasich.

Bash is also an important part of the network’s Capitol Hill coverage. In 2015, she announced on live television that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy would not run for Speaker of the House. She also interviewed Speaker John Boehner on his last day in office. In addition, she covered former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 11-hour testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi as the lead correspondent.

She was a key contributor to the network’s midterm Election Night in America coverage, providing updates from the RNC, DNC, and CNN’s Election Center in Washington. Bash has secured several key interviews with lawmakers, including a television-exclusive with Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) to discuss his gay marriage reversal, a groundbreaking interview with former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (R-Ariz.) and her husband Mark Kelly in Arizona, and the first interviews with Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) following their respective Senate filibusters.

Dana Bash Salary

Her annual salary is estimated to range between $ 1 Million – $ 3 Million

Dana Bash Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of between $ 5 Million – $ 9 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.

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