Dana Bash Biography and Wikipedia
Dana Bash is an American journalist and television anchor currently working as the chief political correspondent for CNN and as the co-anchor of the network’s political debate show, “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper. Previously, she served as a behind the scene executive producer for CNN’s Late Edition, Evans & Novak and Inside Politics before she was promoted.
Dana Bash Education
Dana attended Pascack Hills High School, where she developed an early interest in journalism. After high school, she enrolled at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., earning a bachelor’s degree in political communications. She also holds an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Franklin Pirce University in New Hampshire.
Dana Bash Age and Birthday
How old is Dana? Bash is 52 years old as of 2023. She was born Dana Ruth Schwartz on June 15, 1971, in New York City, New York, United States. Her birthday is celebrated on 16th June every year. Her zodiac birth sign is Gemini. READ: Jeff Zucker
Dana Bash Nationality and Ethnicity
Bash holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and brought up in New York City, New York, United States. She belongs to the Jewish-American ethnicity/heritage/ ancestry.
Dana Bash Height and Body Measurements
How tall is Dana? Dana stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.73 m). She also maintains an average body weight of around 58 kilograms. She has an hourglass body shape and her other body measurements are 34-24-33 respectively.
Dana Bash Family | Parents
Bash was brought up in the Uppstate neighborhood of New Jersey, New York by his loving parents. She is the daughter of Frances Schwartz (mother) and Stuart Schwartz (father). Her mother worked as an author and professional educator while her father was an executive producer who was in charge of ABC News operations off-camera. Dana’s parents first lived in Washington DC before finally settling in New Jersey. Her passion for media studies developed after she visited her father’s workplace at one point in her life as a high school student.
Dana Bash Partner| Spencer Garrett | Husband
Who Is Dana Married To Now? Dana is speculated to be in a relationship with Spencer Garret since 2013. Bash was married to her ex-husband, John King, a CNN correspondent from 2008 to 2011. Before King, she was married to her first husband, Jeremy Bash from 1998 until they finally announced their divorce in 2007. Dana gave birth to her first child with her second ex-husband King back in June 2011. RELATED: Sue Palka
Dana Bash Son
Dana shares one son with her second ex-husband John King named Jonah Frank King born in June 2011. King and Bash got married in 2008 but their divorce was finalized in early 2012.
John King Dana Bash
John King is a renowned American Journalist and News anchor currently known for working as a chief national correspondent for CNN News based in Washington DC. He is also the weekly roundtable political contributor of CNN’s Inside Politics program. Dana and King got married in 2008, welcomed their firstborn son in 2011 but finalized their divorce in 2012.
Dana Bash Salary
Bash working as a political correspondent and news anchor for CNN News based in New York City, New York, earns an annual salary ranging from $98,000 to $100, 000.
Dana Bash Net Worth
Bash is an American Journalist and political correspondent who has an estimated net worth of around $2 million dollars. RELATED: Hilary Crowder
Dana Bash CNN
Dana Bash is CNN’s chief political correspondent and co-anchor of State of the Union with Jake Tapper and Dana Bash, their Sunday morning newsmaker show. She is also set to anchor “Inside Politics with Dana Bash” on weekdays starting this summer. Based in Washington, D.C., she covers campaigns, and Congress, and moderates CNN’s political town hall specials. Bash has anchored significant events, including CNN’s coverage of the 2020 election, where they were the first to project Joe Biden as the winner. She received the National Press Foundation’s 2019 Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism.
In 2021, Bash launched her CNN series, Being…, featuring in-depth conversations with influential figures shaping American policy, politics, and culture. She previously launched the digital series, Badass Women of Washington, showcasing accomplished women who have shattered glass ceilings.
Bash played a key role in CNN’s 2016 presidential primary debates, serving as a questioner in six of the network’s seven primetime debates. She conducted sit-down interviews with numerous candidates, including Donald Trump, Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Bernie Sanders, and Governors Jeb Bush and John Kasich.
As a crucial member of CNN’s Capitol Hill coverage, Bash broke news on live television regarding House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s decision not to run for Speaker of the House. She conducted Speaker John Boehner’s final interview on his last day in office and led coverage of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi. Bash has secured key interviews with lawmakers, such as Sen. Rob Portman, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly, and Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Ted Cruz after their respective Senate filibusters.