CNN hires Zanona as Capitol Hill reporter
Melanie Zanona will be joining CNN as a Capitol Hill reporter. Currently, she is a congressional reporter at Politico.
Before that, she was a staff writer at The Hill. She has also worked as a legislative action reporter and then as a policy reporter at CQ Roll Call.
She was an editorial assistant and daily reporter at Crain’s Communications and has freelanced for Chicago RedEye, Tribune Company.
She has interned at Better Government Association and was a fellow at Roll Call. She also provides political analysis for MSNBC, CNN and Fox News.
Zanona is also the former author of Huddle, a daily newsletter that offers a play-by-play guide to all things Capitol Hill.
Zanona is a B.A. in news-editorial journalism from University of Illinois, Urban – Champaign.