About 

    Deborah Feyerick is an award-winning National Correspondent specializing in crime, terrorism and breaking news. She joined CNN's team of anchors & reporters in May 2000.

    As an investigative reporter with global law enforcement sources, Feyerick has covered the evolution of modern day terrorism from Al Qaeda to ISIS, from 9/11 to the Paris and Brussels attacks. Feyerick has covered the trials of multiple al Qaeda linked operatives and lone-wolf terrorists, witnessing in person the Boston Marathon bomber, the Underwear bomber, the US Embassy bombers, 9/11's "missing" hijacker, and the American Taliban. She received exclusive access to cover terrorism drills and fugitive raids and she's trained in surviving war zones and chemical-biological-radiological attacks.

    Among her in-depth reports, Feyerick led CNN's investigation into the heroin epidemic in an original, 6-part digital series "The Poisoning of America." She obtained exclusive interviews with members of the Orlando SWAT team describing the dramatic moments inside the Pulse Night club following the massacre; and, she secured rare access to a US power grid to highlight the nation's growing vulnerability to cyber attacks. Feyerick also produced and anchored documentaries and long-form pieces on the tragedy at the Boston Marathon; the suspicious disappearance of a Texas man; and toxic mold in Navy housing.

    During her career, Feyerick has anchored numerous breaking news events and interviewed 100's of people during moments of triumph, tragedy & everyday life. Notable interviews include Queen Sylvia of Sweden on child trafficking and rocker Ted Nugent on the gun debate.

    Feyerick's diverse work has been recognized by numerous organizations. The New York Association of Black Journalists honored Feyerick for her coverage of the foreclosure crisis. The American Muslim Union named her "Outstanding Journalist." Feyerick received a National Headliner Award as part of CNN's 9/11 investigative team; Emmy nominations for her work both on the Christmas Day Underwear bomber and 9/11; a Gracie Award for her feature on sperm donor children; and a Peabody for team coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the 2008 presidential campaigns.

    Before joining CNN, Feyerick was a reporter & anchor for Time Warner's NY1 News where she received multiple Emmy nominations for her stories on AIDS. Feyerick also worked as a special correspondent for Life magazine covering the Los Angeles riots and the 50th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

    Feyerick is on the board of VideoVolunteers/IndiaUnheard, a non-profit dedicated to training local correspondents how to report and bring about positive change in their communities. She speaks French, has travelled extensively, holds a BA in English literature from Barnard College, Columbia University and is based in New York City.