Leslie Cockburn

Leslie Cockburn DEMDemocrat

Writer and filmmaker

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Leslie CockburnDEMDemocrat Writer and filmmaker
70
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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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Education3 - 3 of 1
Yale University
Graduated
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Correspondent
"Frontline," PBS
Producer
"60 Minutes," CBS News
Professor
Princeton University
Other Experience1 - 2 of 2
Member
Krebser Fund Board
Member
Piedmont Environmental Council Board