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Bruce Johnson

Bruce Johnson

2019

An anchor and reporter for WUSA-TV in Washington, D.C., for more than four decades, he anchors the CBS affiliate’s 6 and 7 p.m. newscasts and covers politics and urban affairs as a reporter, and has reported from many foreign capitals. A native of Louisville, he earned degrees in political science from Northern Kentucky University and in public affairs from the University of Cincinnati, and began his career at Cincinnati’s WCPO-TV. He has won 22 Emmy Awards, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors Award, and its Ted Yates Award, for showing outstanding professional and personal qualities in TV news in the Washington-Baltimore region. He is a member of the Hall of Fame of the Washington Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the author of two books: Heart to Heart, about his and others’ comeback from heart attacks, and All or Nothing: The Victor Page Story, about a one-time National Basketball Association prospect.