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Job: Chief political correspondent, CNN. Anchor, “Inside .” Dana Bash

What you need to know CNN’s chief political correspondent.

Dana Bash is one of the two moderators of Thursday’s presidential debate, along with Jake Tapper, CNN’s chief Washington correspondent. Their ability to guide and navigate the event may be crucial to how President Biden and former President Donald J. Trump — and CNN, which is hosting the debate — are received by the public. Here is what you need to know Ms. Bash.

Job: Chief political correspondent, CNN. Anchor, “Inside .”

Age: 53.

Bio: Ms. Bash is a CNN lifer, starting as a producer shortly after graduating from college. She became a lead congressional and White House correspondent and then a fixture of the network’s election coverage; she has reported on presidential races dating back to 2000. In 2023, Ms. Bash became anchor of the midday program “Inside ”; she also hosts a series called “Badass Women of Washington.”

What to Watch For: While Mr. Trump has made clear his animosity toward Mr. Tapper, he has not said much Ms. Bash. Since she has not been as directly in Mr. Trump’s cross hairs, she may help to defuse heated moments.

writes the intersection of media, and culture. He has been a media correspondent at The Times since 2016.