Daniel Balz is a well-known journalist, which is working as a political correspondence at "The Washington Post". He is working in this organization from 1978 and well known for his works. Daniel has served as a White House correspondent, Political Editor, National Editor as well as a correspondent for Washington Post. He also appears on the news
show such as Meet the Press and Washington Week, which is a PSB program.
Daniel is also a co-author, who works with Ronald Brownstein, who is working in Los Angeles Times. He has also authored some well known book such as, "Storming the Gates: Protest Politics and the Republican Revival", which was released in 1996. In the year 999, he was able to receive the "American Political Science Association award" for his amazing political coverage.
Daniel's latest work "The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election", which is co-written with Haynes Johnson, who is a Pulitzer Prize winner in 2009 is one of the main reason for his popularity. This book is about the 2008 campaign, which is based on the two years of reporting. This also includes the exclusive interviews with "President Obama", Senator "John McCain" as well as with most of the well known advisers. He has also interviewed most of the candidates of the 2008 election.
Before getting into the "Washington Post", he also worked as a deputy editor and reporter for "National Journal" and as a press reporter for the "Philadelphia Inquirer".
Daniel Balz is a great personality who is working as political reporter by design and accident. When he completed his master and left the college, he was actually looking for an option to become a Washington reporter, because he believed that Washington was a place where the action was journalistically and politically. After this, he started covering the economic policy, even though he did not have more knowledge in it. For him, it was a ticket to the capital of the nation. However, this helped him to know more about the connection between public policy and politics. However, after this, he was able to join the Washington post as a political reporting staff. In his days in Washington post, he was also assisted by David Broder, who is one of the top political writers, by Lou Cannon as well as from the late "Ann Devroy", who is known as one of the best reporters. However, he was able to learn many things about politics and government from Washington Post.
Daniel Balz was born in the Freeport City of Illinois. He completed his graduation from Freeport High School in the year 1964. After his graduation studies, he completed his bachelor's as well as master's degrees from University of Illinois. His stream was communication and was able to make many in the University.
Daniel was also in U.S Army for three years, where he served from 1968 – 1971. His wife's name is Nancy Johnson Balz and he is a father of one son.