CNN Taps Michelle Kosinski as White House Correspondent

CNN Taps Michelle Kosinski as White House Correspondent

Network also gives new duties to Dana Bash and Pamela Brown

CNN has hired NBC News’ Michelle Kosinki as White House correspondent, the network's senior vice president and Washington bureau chief Sam Feist said Friday.

The network has also given new roles to Dana Bash and Pamela Brown.

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As White House correspondent, Kosinski will join CNN's senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta as the network's on-air team at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

While at NBC News,Kosinksi covered international and national topics such as unrest in Afghanistan, Russian politics and issues, the death of Nelson Mandela, the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, terrorist threats and attacks in London, Glasgow and Germany, and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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Meanwhile, CNN chief congressional correspondent Bash will serve as the network's lead reporter covering the Republican field of 2016 presidential hopefuls, while also continuing to cover Congress.

Brown, who has reported for the network's morning show “New Day” as well as covering stories across the network, has been tapped as the network's new Justice correspondent, covering crime and justice issues, including law enforcement stories and Supreme Court cases.