Ken Herman

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Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Ken Herman is our guest this week. Ken Herman is the Metro columnist for the Austin American Statesman.

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Austin American-Statesman columnist Ken Herman began his journalism career in 1975 at The Lufkin Daily News in East Texas where he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1977.

Ken Herman joined The Associated Press in Dallas in 1977, later working for the AP in Harlingen and Austin. From 1979-1988 he worked in the AP’s Capitol Bureau. In 1988, he became Austin Bureau Chief for The Houston Post . He joined the American-Statesman as Capitol Bureau Chief when the Houston Post folded in 1995.

After covering George W. Bush’s presidential campaign in 2001, Ken Herman took a six-month stint as White House correspondent for Cox Newspapers . Then is was back to Austin to resume covering state government and politics for the American-Statesman. 

Ken Herman returned to Washington to cover the Bush re-election campaign in 2004. Afterward, he again served as White House correspondent for Cox Newspapers from 2005 to early 2009.

He is now the Austin American Statesman‘s Metro columnist.

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