Jeanne Meserve is a CNN weekend anchor and correspondent in the network's Washington bureau. Her anchoring responsibilities on the weekend include Early Prime, The World Today, PrimeNews and World News. Meserve joined CNN in May 1993.
Meserve served as a freelance correspondent for CNN in 1992 and worked on CNNs acclaimed "Democracy in America" series. The programs, underwritten by the Markle Foundation, examined in detail the presidential candidates positions on the major issues facing America.
Previously, Meserve was an ABC news correspondent for 12 years covering a variety of beats including the White House and State Department. At ABC, Meserve reported extensively from overseas. She covered Beijing in the wake of the Tiananmen Square uprising and reported from Israel on peace developments and the Palestinian Intifada.
Before joining ABC News, Meserve held a variety of positions at stations around the United States. From May 1980 through October 1982, she anchored WTVR-TV's nightly news in Richmond, VA. In Orono, ME, Meserve worked as the executive producer for public affairs for the Maine Public Broadcast Network.
Meserve began her career at WABI-TV in Bangor, Maine. She is a graduate of Middlebury College.