Hattie Kauffman, a member of the Nez Perce Tribe, has been a CBS News correspondent for more than two decades. Before that, as a special correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America, she became the first Native American journalist to ever file a report on a national network evening news broadcast. Her career began at KING-TV in Seattle, where she earned four Emmy Awards and became a news anchor.
From the Oklahoma City bombing to the trial of Michael Jackson, from the front lines of a California wildfire to the Red Carpet at an Oscar party, Kauffman has become a familiar face to TV news viewers. When not on assignment, she is a frequent speaker to Native American youth