Q&A with Sharyl Attkisson

Sharyl Attkisson, an investigative reporter based in Washington, D.C., talked about her news career. Video clips were shown of seven… read more

Sharyl Attkisson, an investigative reporter based in Washington, D.C., talked about her news career. Video clips were shown of seven of her investigative reports including controversial stories about Representatives John Murtha, Charlie Rangel, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and others. 

Sharyl Attkisson was named CBS News' investigative correspondent focusing on government spending and taxpayer issues, primarily for the “Follow the Money” franchise of the “CBS Evening News with Katie Couric,” in August 2007. Ms. Attkisson, who covered Capitol Hill since February 2006, has been a Washington-based correspondent for CBS News since January 1995. She was part of the CBS News team that received the RTNDA-Edward R. Murrow Award in 2005 for Overall Excellence. She also received an Emmy Award (2002) for Outstanding Investigative Journalism for her series of reports about the Red Cross. She joined CBS in September 1993 as a New York-based co-anchor of “Up to the Minute.” Previously she was at CNN. Sharyl Attkisson started her broadcasting news career in Tampa, Florida, at the age of 25. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Mar 29, 2009
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Mar 30, 2009

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  • Mar 29, 2009 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 29, 2009 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 30, 2009 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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