Kwame Holman joined The NewsHour in 1983 as a producer/correspondent and became congressional correspondent in 1992. Prior to joining The NewsHour, Kwame was a reporter and producer for the CBS affiliate WTOC in Savannah, Georgia. He has also served as a public relations consultant to the National Summit Conference on Black Economic Development and as a special assistant to the president of the Children's Defense Fund. During 1980, Kwame was acting press secretary to the Mayor of the District of Columbia.
Kwame's reporting for The NewsHour has earned him two national awards for journalistic excellence: a George Polk Award for National Television Reporting in 1984 for his reporting on violence and abortion clinics and, in 1985, an Emmy Award for his reporting on the nation's farm crisis.
Kwame is married, has two children and lives in Washington, D.C.
Kwame's Most Recent Stories
July 30, 2013
Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., on the House steps from April 2012. Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call. Butterfield says he has faith that members of both parties have a special reverence for the right to vote, and that Congress will … Continue reading →
July 2, 2013
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., a member of the House Intelligence Committee, sees the heightened concern by Americans about newly-revealed surveillance programs as a chance for progress on measures he’s long advocated. Photo by Bill Clark/ CQ Roll Call. California Democrat … Continue reading →
June 24, 2013
Photo by Karen Bleier/ AFP/ Getty Images. As the Senate floor buzzed Thursday afternoon over the Republican-sponsored border security amendment aimed at expanding the GOP vote for immigration reform, veteran GOP strategist Whit Ayres wanted to know if the deal … Continue reading →
June 11, 2013
Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., says ignoring the cuts set to take effect under sequestration would be a mistake. Photo by Alex Wong/ Getty Images. The $85 billion cut in federal spending known as sequestration continues to migrate slowly through the … Continue reading →
May 24, 2013
With sexual assaults in the military on the rise, Congress and Defense Department officials debate what should be done to prosecute perpetrators and prevent assaults from happening in the first place. Kwame Holman reports on efforts to subdue the crisis. … Continue reading →