George Washington University graduate and CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent, Dana Bash, spoke at the university this past weekend as part of the Colonials Weekend. Below is an excerpt that appeared on the GW Hatchet Newsroom:
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“[By] covering Congress I really do have the best job on TV news,” Bash said.
While remembering her time as a GW undergraduate, she said, “One thing that has not changed is the incredible experience and support [of the University].”
Bash spoke about the various internships she secured through her professors in the political communication department.
She said one of her first internships was with CBS Washington Bureau where she was assigned the task of watching for then-Supreme Court Justice nominee Clarence Thomas at the Palm Hotel in order to alert producers if he were to arrive there during the time of his contentious confirmation hearings in 1991.
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