Dana Roberson is executive producer of PBS NewsHour/Weekend. Previously, she was a producer at New York Public Radio/WNYC for the daily national news program “The Takeaway.”
A television news veteran, she worked at CBS News for 18 years on acclaimed programs such as “60 Minutes” and “CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt.”
Her investigative reporting earned her a Peabody Award for her breaking coverage of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal in Iraq. She has covered stories from the war in Afghanistan to the earthquake in Haiti and the Dalai Lama in India.
She also worked with legendary newsman Dan Rather on his investigative team at AXS-TV.
She is a graduate of the University of Iowa and received her M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.