Howard Arenstein

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Howard Arenstein serves as both a CBS Radio News correspondent and as Radio Bureau Manager for CBS News, Washington.

He has supervised coverage and reported on major Washington stories such as the disputed 2000 presidential election, the Sept. 11, 2001, hijackings, the war in Iraq and the DC area sniper shootings. He oversaw and reported on the entire impeachment process of President Clinton, anchoring daily wrap-ups of the Senate trial.

In 2002, Arenstein won an individual Edward R. Murrow award for Feature Reporting. He won a second individual Murrow Award in 2006 in sports reporting for his coverage of the Washington Nationals first home game.

He is Executive Producer of the weekly public affairs broadcast, "The CBS News Weekend Roundup," airing nationally on hundreds of CBS News affiliated stations.

Arenstein came to CBS News in 1984 as a writer on the overnight CBS News television broadcast "Nightwatch." In 1987, he switched his focus to radio.

From 1974-1981, he lived in Israel, working as a reporter for the Jerusalem Post newspaper and Israel Radio. In 1978, Arenstein was hired by United Press International as the wire service's Jerusalem Bureau Chief and as an editor on the UPI foreign desk in New York and Washington.

Arenstein graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He also earned a Masters Degree in 1974 at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.

Howard is married to Orly Azoulay. He has two children, Leah and Louis, and two step-children, Shira and Yarden.


On Twitter: @HowardArenstein

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