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Claire Swift

Claire Sanders Swift is an Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist and national media consultant. Her career began in Washington, DC with Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Bureau Chief, Hedrick Smith. She then honed her media acumen producing for ABC News, NBC News, MSNBC, Harpo/Paramount Pictures in New York and Los Angeles eventually returning to Washington DC.

Swift also has a National Headliner Award, and a Distinguished Alumnae Award from her Alma Mater, Hollins University. She is past president and executive strategist of the American News Women’s Club.

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After 50 years in broadcast journalism, Leslie Stahl believes that her record of unbiased reporting speaks for itself. Nonetheless, the growing skepticism toward journalists has been decades in the making and goes deeper than former President Donald Trump's rise to power.