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March 29, 2009
Sharyl Attkisson
Investigative Reporter, CBS News
Sharyl Attkisson BIO:
CURRENT:
· Investigative Reporter, CBS News

PREVIOUS:
·Co-anchor "Up To The Minute" on CBS
·Anchor and Correspondent on CNN
·Host of "Health Week" on PBS

BOOKS:
· Co-author, "Writing Right for Broadcast and Internet News"

AWARDS:
·Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Journalism (2002)
·New York Black Journalists Association Public Service Award
·Mature Media National Award
·Florida Emmy Award

EDUCATION:
·BA in Broadcast Journalism, University of Florida (1982)

PERSONAL:
·Born in Sarasota, Florida
·Married with one daughter
·Second-degree black belt in TaeKwonDo




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Info: Our guest is Sharyl Attkisson, investigative reporter for CBS News. Sharyl Attkisson started her broadcasting news career in Tampa, Florida at the age of 25. She subsequently moved to CNN and then to CBS where she anchored "Up To The Minute." Today she is an investigative reporter based in Washington, DC. This program features some of her investigative reports including controversial stories about Rep. John Murtha, Rep. Charlie Rangel, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and others.





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