CNN has added a Washington, D.C., correspondent, hiring away a staffer from Bloomberg TV, reports TVNewser.com. Lizzie O’Leary O’Leary will be on the aviation and regulation beat working out of the Washington, D.C., bureau, the story reports.
In a statement, CNN’s D.C. bureau chief Sam Feist said: “Lizzie brings to the beat everything we’re looking for. She is a smart and experienced reporter, and I look forward to Lizzie joining our ranks as we expand reporting out of the Washington bureau.”
Prior to her stint with Bloomberg, O’Leary was a producer and reporter for NPR and ABC News. While with ABC, she was part of the team that won a Peabody Award for covering the 9/11 terrorist attack.