"Dateline NBC" correspondent
John Hockenberry joined NBC as a correspondent for "Dateline NBC" in 1996
after a fifteen-year career in broadcast news at both National Public Radio (NPR)
and ABC News. Hockenberry's reporting for "Dateline NBC" earned him an
Emmy and much critical acclaim. He is also the author of Moving Violations: War
Zones, Wheelchairs and Declarations of Independence, his memoir of life as a
foreign correspondent. In 1996, he performed "Spokeman," the one-man, off
Broadway show, based on the book. Hockenberry has also written for The New
York Times, The New Yorker, I.D., The Columbia Journalism Review, Details,
and The Washington Post. While at NPR, he won two Peabody Awards. Other
broadcasting honors include the Champion Tuck Business Reporting Award, the
Benton Fellowship in Broadcast Journalism, the Unity in Media Award, and the
duPont-Columbia University Award for Foreign News Coverage for his reporting
on the Gulf War.
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