CNN Politics Managing Editor
Brooke Brower is the managing editor of CNN Politics, leading the content and coverage plans for a team of nearly fifty editors and reporters.
Brooke Brower is the managing editor of CNN Politics, leading the content and coverage plans for a team of nearly fifty editors and reporters. He joined CNN in the fall of 2016 as a senior producer in the network's political unit, working with anchors and correspondents on campaign, debate, election and inauguration coverage. After the election, he helped lead the network's preparation for and coverage of policy plans during President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.
Prior to joining CNN, Brower spent more than a decade at NBC News, where over the years he served as executive producer of MSNBC's "MTP Daily with Chuck Todd" and "The Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd," senior political editor for MSNBC, contributor to NBC News' First Read, and producer for MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews." He was the lead editorial producer for numerous presidential primary debates, produced the first-ever bilingual presidential town hall in 2015, and was Emmy-nominated as part of NBC News' coverage of President Barack Obama's 2013 inauguration.
Earlier in his career he covered Capitol Hill for Congressional Quarterly and was a producer for the ABC News political unit, where he co-authored "The Note."
Originally from Wilmington, Delaware, Brower graduated from the University of Virginia and received a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University. From 2010 to 2016, he co-taught a political reporting class at Georgetown University. In 2015, he became a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookebrower.