Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism

NPF Award Winner: Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism - Dana Bash

Dana Bash 2019

CNN

Dana Bash is CNN’s chief political correspondent based in Washington, D.C., serving as the network’s lead reporter covering campaigns and Congress. She regularly serves as a moderator for CNN’s political town hall specials and debates, including for CNN’s first debate of the 2020 election cycle in Detroit. In 2016, Bash conducted sit-down interviews with majority of the candidates including Donald Trump, Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Bernie Sanders, and Governors Jeb Bush and John Kasich. In addition, Bash secured several extensive interviews with the candidates’ families and spouses.

Prior to covering Congress and presidential campaigns, Bash was CNN’s White House correspondent during the George W. Bush administration and served as editor in CNN’s Washington bureau, where she helped plan and coordinate the network’s coverage of Capitol Hill, the State Department and key issues such as Medicare and Social Security.

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2019

NPF Award Winner: Dana Bash

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2012

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2011

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2009

NPF Award Winner: 60 Minutes

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2008

NPF Award Winner: Charles Gibson

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2007

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2006

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2005

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2004

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2003

NPF Award Winner: Brit Hume

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2002

NPF Award Winner: Cokie Roberts

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2001

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2000

Peter Jennings

ABC News

1998

Nina Totenberg

National Public Radio

1997

Sam Donaldson

ABC News

1996

Dan Rather

CBS News

1995

Jane Pauley

NBC News

1993

Barbara Walters

ABC News

1992

Ed Bradley

CBS News

1990

Roone Arledge

ABC News

1989

David Brinkley

ABC News

1988

Brian Lamb

C-SPAN

1987

Ted Turner

CNN

1986

Don Hewitt

CBS News

1985

Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer

MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour

1984

John Chancellor

NBC News

1983

Ted Koppel

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