About Kwame

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 Recent Stories

Politics Feb 11

The Doubleheader: Mark Shields Responds to Reddit Questions

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9YY0e2WKEY] How the tables have turned. Last week, David Brooks wound up answering questions solo when Mark Shields was held up. This week, the situation was conveniently reversed, allowing Shields to answer questions posed to him by the…

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