About 

  • Brian Rokus is a producer for CNN's political unit in Washington where he produces long-form political reports and live segments with Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger. Among the pieces he and Borger have brought to television are interviews with Vice President Joe Biden and Leon Panetta and profiles of Elizabeth Warren and Edwin Edwards. Previously, Rokus produced documentaries and newsmagazine segments on a wide range of topics including George H.W. Bush's World War II service, Hurricane Katrina, Tibetan refugees in India, Coast Guard rescue swimmers and mine-hunting dolphins. He has also covered multiple breaking news stories including 9/11 and the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. For his work on CNN's God's Warriors documentary, Rokus was honored with a Peabody and duPont award and his assignments have taken him from the Arctic Circle to Lebanon to North Korea. He joined CNN in 1999 after graduating cum laude from Princeton with a degree in politics.