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Details on American Journalist Dana Bash's Career: Her Source of Income & Net Worth

Nisha Bohara Sun Jun, 2018
Details on American Journalist Dana Bash's Career: Her Source of Income & Net Worth

Dana Bash was born as Dana Ruth Schwartz on June 15, 1971, in Montvale, New Jersey, USA. Dana is an American journalist, anchorwoman and political correspondent for CNN. Over the period of time, the American journalist has well established herself in the industry.

The lady, who is also known for her TV appearances and movies, has the net worth of $2 million. If you are eager to know more about her professional life and earnings, here we have collected various data regarding the same. Stay with us to find out!!

Dana Bash Early Life and Education

Dana was born in a Jewish family in Manhattan. Her father Stu Schartz was an ABC News producer back then.

He used to serve as a senior broadcaster for a show called Good Morning AmericaHer mother Frances Weinman Schartz was an author and educator based on Jewish studies.

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Talking about her education, she completed her high school education from Pascack Hills High School situated at Montvale, New Jersey. Later on, she completed her Bachelor’s in Political Communication from George Washington University

Furthermore, she got an opportunity to work as an intern at different news channels such as CNN, CBS, and NBC.

Dana Bash Professional Life and Career

After the completion of her internship at CNN, CBS, and NBC, Dana got an opportunity to serve as an assistant journalist in CNN. Later on, she was promoted to news anchor.

With her hard work and good reporting skills, she was made correspondent and lead reporter for CNN where she began producing the programs like Inside Politics, Evans&Novak, and Late Edition. Afterward, she started preparing program specialization in the coverage of U.S. Senate.

With her continuous outstanding performances and catchy words, she was honored by Elle magazine's 2014 in an event called  Women in Washington Power List. At present Dana serves as a chief political correspondent for CNN. Her reporting skills and anchoring style encourages many young journalist and general people.

Dana’s Net worth and Salary

Dana Bash’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million. She has earned a major part of her net worth as a journalist. Besides this, her TV appearances in Badass Women in Washington, Election Night in America has also helped her earn a good sum of money.

She has also acted in various movies like Campbell Brown: No Bias, No Bull (2008), House of Cards (2013), Batman v/s Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016). Her appearances in these movies have also had a huge impact on her net worth.


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According to online sources, the salary of news reporter at CNN is $70k-$98k in a month. Since Dana also work for CNN, her salary must in the similar range.

In addition, she also receives favorable bonuses, incentives, and allowances from CNN. Well, we are hopeful that the actress' net worth and earnings will rise even more in the days to come.