Dana Bash Bio, Wiki, Age, CNN, Husband, Net worth, Salary, and Twitter

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Dana Bash Profile

Dana Ruth Bash is an American journalist, news anchor, and chief political correspondent who is currently working at CNN. At the station, she serves as After college, Bash joined CNN as a producer of their weekend programs such as Late Edition, Evans & Novak, and Inside Politics.

Dana Bash Age

Dana Ruth is 51 years old as of 2023. She was born on 15th June 1971 in New York City, New York, United States of America. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 15th June every year.

Dana Bash Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches tall.

Dana Bash Family

Bash was born Dana Ruth Schwartz in Manhattan, New York City, into a Jewish family, to Frances Schwartz, an author, and educator in Jewish studies, and Stuart Schwartz, 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 Education

Bash attended Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, New Jersey. She graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political communications from George Washington University. While at college, she interned at NBC, CBS, and CNN. On May 12, 2018, Bash received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hampshire.

Dana Bash Husband

From 1998 to 2007, Bash was married to Jeremy Bash, who would become CIA chief of staff and Department of Defense chief of staff under President Barack Obama. In 2008, she married fellow CNN correspondent John King. Bash gave birth to a son in 2011; she and King divorced in 2012. In 2011, she resigned as a trustee of Jewish Women International under pressure over its abortion-rights advocacy. Several conservative blogs highlighted the group’s position on abortion after Bash accepted the trustee position.

Dana Bash
Dana Bash

Dana Bash  Career

After college, Bash joined CNN as a producer of their weekend programs such as Late Edition, Evans & Novak, and Inside Politics (later occasionally appearing on-air in the absence of regular host John King). Later, she began producing programming specializing in coverage of the United States Senate where she would eventually become CNN’s Chief Congressional Correspondent.

In 2021, Bash joined Jake Tapper to become co-host of CNN’s Sunday morning show State of The Union. Bash was one of the women honored at Elle magazine’s 2014 “Women in Washington Power List” event. Moreover, Bash was the host of the 2019 Democratic presidential primary debate where Kamala Harris was noted for making her “that little girl was me” statement to Joe Biden.

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

Dana Bash Reports

Bash continues to be instrumental to the network’s Capitol Hill coverage. In 2015, she broke news on live television that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy would not be running for Speaker of the House and also conducted Speaker John Boehner’s final interview on his last day in office. Bash also served as the lead correspondent covering former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 11-hour testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi.

Additionally, she played a key role in the network’s midterm Election Night in America coverage providing reports from the war rooms of the RNC, the 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 talk about his gay marriage reversal, the 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) after each member’s Senate filibuster.

Dana Bash Salary

She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at CNN News.

Dana Bash Net Worth

Bash has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as a journalist, news anchor, and chief political correspondent.

Dana Bash Social Media Platforms

Bash is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 639.1k followers on Twitter, 127k followers on Instagram, and 1k followers on Facebook.


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