- Interviewed key global leaders
- Blitzer spearheaded Peabody Award-winning coverage
- Recipient of an Emmy Award
- Awarded a George Foster Peabody Award
- Alfred I. duPont Award
Wolf Isaac Blitzer is CNN’s lead political anchor and the anchor of “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer”
Blitzer has reported on a wide range of major breaking stories that have shaped the international political landscape.
He has interviewed every U.S. president, from Gerald Ford to Barack Obama.
He has also interviewed key global leaders, including the Dalai Lama, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, and former South African President Nelson Mandela.
Blitzer moderated Republican presidential debates.
During the presidential election, Blitzer spearheaded Peabody Award-winning coverage of the presidential primary debates and campaigns.
Blitzer also served as the anchor of “Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer” for over a decade. The Sunday public affairs program, seen in more than 200 countries around the world, featured interviews with presidents and heads of state, politicians, candidates, and observers.
As a senior White House correspondent covering President Bill Clinton’s two terms.
Blitzer is the recipient of an Emmy Award for his coverage of the Oklahoma City bombing and a Golden Cable ACE for the coverage of the Persian Gulf War.
He anchored Emmy-award-winning live coverage of the 2006 Election Day.
He was also among the teams awarded a George Foster Peabody Award for Hurricane Katrina coverage, an Alfred I. Dupont Award for coverage of the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia, and an Edward R. Murrow Award for coverage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in 2001.
Books by Wolf Isaac Blitzer
- Between Washington and Jerusalem: A Reporter’s Notebook
- Territory of Lies: The Exclusive Story of Jonathan Jay Pollard, the American Who Spied on His Country for Israel and How He Was Betrayed