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Jackie Calmes

Jackie Calmes is the White House editor for the Los Angeles Times Washington bureau. In May 2005, Ms. Calmes was awarded the Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize for Reporting on the Presidency. Ms. Calmes began her journalism career in 1978 at the Abilene (Texas) Reporter-News. In 1979, she went to the Austin, Texas, capital bureau of Harte-Hanks Newspapers and in 1981 joined the Austin bureau of the Dallas Morning News. She worked for the Congressional Quarterly from 1984 until 1990, except for 1988 when she worked in the Washington bureau of the Atlanta Constitution and Cox Newspapers Inc.