Leslie Cockburn

Leslie Cockburn DEMDemocrat

Writer and filmmaker

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Leslie CockburnDEMDemocrat Writer and filmmaker
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VAResidence (state)

Leslie Cockburn (KOH-bərn; born Leslie Corkill Redlich on September 2, 1952) is an American investigative journalist, and filmmaker. Her investigative television segments have aired on CBS, NBC, PBS Frontline, and 60 Minutes. She has won an Emmy Award, The Hillman Prize, Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award, Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, and the George Polk Award. Cockburn was the 2018 Democratic nominee for Virginia's 5th district in the U.S. House of Representatives, losing to Republican Denver Riggleman.

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Yale University
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
"Frontline," PBS
"60 Minutes," CBS News
Princeton University
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Krebser Fund Board
Piedmont Environmental Council Board