Tory Dunnan is a national correspondent for CNN Newsource, responsible for covering stories across the country. Dunnan has covered a wide range of breaking news stories from severe weather to politics to high profile trials to entertainment awards coverage. Some of the many stories she has been on the ground for include the Boston Marathon terrorist attack, the discovery of the Cleveland kidnapping victims, the tragedy at Sandy Hook and at the U.S Supreme Court Affordable Care Act and same sex marriage decisions. In her role, Dunnan has spent time reporting for the D.C., LA, Miami and Atlanta bureaus of CNN while contributing across the network's platforms.
In 2011-2012, Dunnan also served for more than a year as the political correspondent, covering the presidential race for Newsources CNN RunningMate. RunningMate is a market-exclusive source, serving more than 800 affiliates with personalized coverage, award-winning reporting, and insightful analysis. Dunnan reported from political events, caucuses and primaries, debates, both political conventions and election night in Chicago.
Dunnan previously worked as a reporter and anchor for WPBF 25 News in West Palm Beach, Fla. She traveled the state for storm coverage, wildfires, political events and major sporting events.
Before moving to West Palm Beach, Dunnan was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for WAFF 48 News in Huntsville, Ala. She was honored with an Alabama AP award for coverage of fatal tornadoes, and for her live coverage of Vice President Dick Cheneys visit to the area.
Dunnan graduated magna cum laude and with honors from Brown University. She was also an NCAA Division 1 soccer player. Dunnan went on to receive her masters degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
At Medill, Dunnan reported on local immigration issues for NewsChannel 8 in Washington and worked as a Washington correspondent for KTVQ and other CBS affiliates in Montana and Wyoming. She reported, anchored and produced for a weekly newscast on WYCC in Chicago and for the Northwestern News Network. She also wrote articles from the nations capital for the Island Packet newspaper in Hilton Head, S.C.