CHICAGO Feb. 25, 2011 Carl M. Cannon
Mr. Cannon has covered every presidential campaign and major political convention since 1984 and was honored for his White House coverage in 1999 by winning the prestigious Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting of the Presidency. In 2006, Mr. Cannon received the other top honor on the White House beat, the Aldo Beckman award for "excellence in presidential news coverage."
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"I’m thrilled to be joining an organization with such a proven passion for producing first class coverage of politics and elections," Mr. Cannon said. "We are excited about leaving our mark on the 2012 election – and beyond."