David S. Broder Hailing from the state of Illinois, Davis Broder has been involved in the media communication for a very long time. He was born in the year 1929 in the city of Chicago Heights. The now 80 years old David is a teacher in the University of Maryland. He is happily married to Ann Creighton Collar. He is currently in the post of a White House correspondent in the Washington Post. He is also a columnist and a writer. Broder has studied in the University of Chicago and had completed both his under graduation and masters in political science from there.
Washington Post which is well known as the Post is not his first work place as a journalist; he has held similar positions in the New York Times, Washington Star etc. However it was in Washington post that he has found his fame and has been involved in many talk shows since a very long time. Broder had appeared on the television show Meet the Press over the years, that all his appearances amounted up to a whooping 400 times. Broder has won numerous awards as an appreciation for his work in the various fields he works in.
His awards win the most prestigious Pulitzer Price which he earned for his commentary in the year of 1973. David has been awarded doctorates by Bradle and Depauw universities. Apart from the political science doctorates, he has also received the doctor of laws from the Colby College which awarded him with the Elijah parish Lovejoy award. He has also been the recipient of the White Burkett Miller Presidential Award and the Lifetime achievement award from the National society of newspaper columnists.
Specialized in political science, he has penned down books that talk about politics and the media. His books include famous works like the Democracy Derailed, The party's over, Changing of the guard etc.
His present work includes teaching journalism at the University of Maryland and writing for the Washington post as a full time job. He has previously taught at the prestigious Duke University for a year. The kind of work he has done till date and his teachings at the university every year especially in the field of journalism have made him very popular among both his colleagues, students and current affairs enthusiasts.