Dave Marash

Dave Marash is a veteran television news correspondent. He was chief Washington anchor for the global news channel Al Jazeera English from 2006 to 2008. Prior to that, he spent 16 years as a correspondent for ABC News' Nightline, covering wars in the Balkans, the Middle East and Rwanda, and disasters from the tsunami in Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand, to Hurricane Andrew in the United States, where he also did investigative reports on the spread of toxic asbestos from the W.R. Grace co. mine at Libby, MT, and General Motors’  failed Minority Dealership Program Before reporting for Nightline, Marash spent more than a decade in local news in New York and Washington, D.C. From 1985 to 1989, he was a news anchor for WRC-TV, Washington. He was an investigative reporter for WNBC-TV in New York and NBC Sports from 1983 to 1985. Marash anchored the news for WCBS-TV in New York from 1973 through 1978 AND in 1981 and 1982, when he also anchored and reported for an Emmy Award-winning investigative magazine Dave Marash Reporting.  Marash was a correspondent for ABC News’ 20/20 from 1978 to 1980, where he won the first of his 4 National Emmy Awards for his reporting on the Sandinista government of Nicaragua. He has published articles in The New York TimesThe Christian Science Monitor, The Columbia Journalism Review, The Carnegie Reporter, The Journalist, Washington Monthly, Ms. Magazine and TV Guide. He is a founding member, and past Chairman of the The Committee to Protect Journalists. Marash graduated from Williams College in 1964 and did graduate work at Rutgers University.  He currently blogs at http://davemarashsez.blogspot.com/.

Amos Kamil wrote "Great Is the Truth," after uncovering systemic sexual predation at his own alma mater, New York's prestigious Horace Mann School.

Gerald Moore’s journalism career started in Albuquerque New Mexico and took him to LIFE magazine. Dave Marash spoke with Moore on Here and There

Dr. Bill Thomas explains the way that common understandings of aging are actually misunderstandings about core aspects of what makes life fulfilling.

Dr. Bill Thomas had an Aha moment in his youth and he has since become a key researcher on gerontology or old age. Dr. Thomas’s ideas are changing the way American nursing homes care for the elderly. He talks to Dave Marash of KSFR’s Here and There on why improving care for elders is so important.

The Clinton campaign seems to have weathered the hacked emails that were leaked just days before the Democratic National Convention.  But it looks like there are more leaks to come.  Shane Harris, senior national security correspondent for The Daily Beast, told K-S-F-R's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE why Democrats are worried.

The possibility of a Hillary Clinton presidency raises a question that finds many pundits speculating: What will Bill Clinton do? Newsweek national political correspondent Nina Burleigh told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE Monday that former President Clinton's health might shape the answer.

The proposed users of the Gila River diversion water may not be prepared to pay for the water. So says Laura Paskus, environmental reporter for NM In Depth, in a conversation with Dave Marash. 

In the aftermath of the Orlando shooting, media outlets leapt to report shooter Omar Mateen's claimed connection to Islam. But, over time, most Americans chose to examine the shooter more closely. Brookings Institution pollster Shibley Telhami told KSFR's Dave Marash what he's found out about the perception of Muslims in America.

Since the reign of Muammar Gaddafi ended, Libya has become splintered as two governments struggle to gain support and recognition. Now, Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, the former dictator's son, is out of jail and seeking power. Libyan journalist Mustafa Fetouri told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE why the policies of the younger Gaddafi may differ from his father's.

The New Mexico  Department of Human Services is in increasingly hot water over 28 years of complaints about its repeated efforts to deny SNAP benefits to eligible applicants.  New Mexico Political Report senior reporter Joey Peters told K-S-F-R's Dave Marash on HERE & THERE how the falsification of DHS records has been a systemic problem.

In the aftermath of a failed military coup, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has assumed emergency powers and is purging his military, police and government services. Istanbul-based writer Elliot Ackerman of The New Yorker told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE how Erdogan has been consolidating his power since the failed coup attempt.

Bernie Sanders was unable to win his party's nomination, but he did force the political world to rethink fundraising. Reporter Ned Resnikoff told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE how Sanders' emphasis on grassroots fundraising challenged traditional methods.

Donald Trump is struggling among African American voters, and John Gibbs of The Federalist would like to see that trend change. Gibbs told K-S-F-R's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE why he agrees with Trump's immigration policies and why African-Americans like himself should support the Republican candidate.

After years of work from the late New Jersey senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, bipartisan chemical safety reform has been passed by Congress. National Journal enviroment and energy correspondent Jason Plautz told K-S-F-R's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE how New Mexico senator Tom Udall picked up where Lautenberg left off and helped the bill become law.

The U-K's vote to leave Europe shocked the world; despite the fact that polls indicated the Leave campaign would win. American pollster John Zogby told Dave why Britain's decision shouldn't have been surprising and how Brexit echoes in American politics.