MONTVALE, N.J. – Happy Birthday to Montvale’s Dana Bash!
Bash, a Montvale native, turns 46 Thursday.
Born Dana Ruth Schwartz June 15, 1971 in Montvale, she is an American journalist and anchorwoman for CNN who currently acts as the network's chief political correspondent and occasional anchorwoman. Previously, she was a White House and Capitol Hill correspondent for the network.
Bash was educated at Pascack Hills High School. She graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in political communications from George Washington University.
She joined CNN as Dana Schwartz after college. Before becoming an on-air reporter, she was a producer for CNN on Capitol Hill, specializing in coverage of the U.S. Senate. Before that, she produced for CNN's weekend programs “Late Edition,” “Evans & Novak” and “Inside Politics.”