Daniella Diaz is a reporter for CNN Politics, covering breaking news for the 2016 presidential election, as well as border and immigration stories.

    Before she became a reporter, Diaz was a digital producer at CNN, where she supported day-to-day production of the CNN Politics website's video and editorial content.

    Prior to joining CNN, she was a web producer at POLITICO where she helped cover breaking news, and also served in NBC News' investigative unit. Before moving to the nation's capital, Diaz reported for South Texas' largest and leading newspaper, The Monitor, and San Antonio's largest daily newspaper, the San Antonio Express-News.

    A proud Texan, Diaz hails from the Rio Grande Valley and graduated magna cum laude from The University of Texas — Pan American. She is fluent in Spanish and conversational in French.