Dana Bash Profile
Dana Ruth Schwartz is an American news anchor, and journalist working for CNN serving as the chief political correspondent. She has been working for the station for decades now.
Dana Bash Education
Bash went to Pascack Hills High School based in Montvale, New Jersey. Right after high school, she joined George Washington University where she graduated bachelor’s degree in political communications. While still in college, she spent some time as an intern at CNN, NBC, and CBS. Furthermore, she attended Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hampshire where she attained her honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters.
Dana Bash Career
Bash is the network’s (CNN) co-anchor of State of the Union with Jake Tapper and Dana Bash and chief political correspondent. State of the Union with Jake Tapper and Dana Bash is a show which is aired every Sunday morning. She is based in Washington, D.C., where she encloses both Congress and campaigns as well as serves as the network’s moderator for CNN’s political town hall specials.
Bash joined the network right after she graduated from college and started off by serving as a producer of their weekend programs. Some of the programs she worked on include Evans & Novak, Inside Politics, and Late Edition. Soon after, she started producing programming and specialized in coverage of the United States Senate where she become CNN’s Chief Congressional Correspondent. She, later on, joined hands with Jake Tapper and became the co-host of CNN’s Sunday morning show State of The Union.
In 2019, she hosted the 2019 Democratic presidential primary debate. Furthermore, she has also managed to interview well-known politicians and celebrities ever since she started her journalism career. Some of the people she has interviewed include former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Sen. Rob Portman, Sen. Ted Cruz, Mark Kelly in Arizona, and Sen. Rand Paul.
Bash is also very much active when it comes to her social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. Whenever she is not working, she finds pleasure in spending her free time with her family and friends. She is also very much active when it comes to serving her community.
Quick Facts About Dana Bash
|Age||50 years old|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
Dana Bash Age
Bash was born on June 15, 1971, in New York City, New York, the U.S. She is therefore 50 years old as of 2021.
Dana Bash Height
Bash stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Dana Bash Family
Bash was born to her father, Frances Schwartz, and mother, Stuart Schwartz. Her father is an educator and author in Jewish studies while her mother is a producer at ABC News and served as the senior broadcast producer for Good Morning America.
Dana Bash Husband
Bash was previously married to her first husband, Jeremy Bash from 1998 to 2007. Later on, in 2008, she got married to her second ex-husband, John King, and together were blessed with a son in 2011. However, the two divorced in 2012 but are working together as co-parents in raising their child. Furthermore, she resigned as trustee of Jewish Women International over its pro-choice advocacy in 2011.
John King is Bash’s second former husband who was born on August 30, 1963, in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. King also works for CNN and serves as the network’s chief national correspondent, based in Washington, D.C. In addition to his roles, he also serves as the weekday anchor of its roundtable political discussion program Inside Politics. He previously worked as an anchor of the State of the Union and John King, USA.
Dana Bash Son
Bash and King welcomed their son, Jonah, who was born in June 2011. The couple separated in March 2012 one year after Jonah was born.
Dana Bash Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN Bash earns an annual salary ranging from $ 100,000.
Dana Bash’s Net Worth
Bash has an estimated net worth of between $6 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a news anchor and journalist.
Who Is Dana Bash Dating?
Bash is currently in a romantic relationship with Spencer Garrett for about 8 years now. The two met for the first time through a mutual friend in 2013. The two are not yet married but it allegedly said that they are in a long-distance relationship. The two have also managed to keep a lot of things concerning their relationship private hence not much is known about Garett.