About 

    Karl de Vries is a breaking news editor for CNN Politics, where he works with a hard-charging team to deliver dynamic coverage of the 2016 presidential race, politics in Washington and the top issues of the day.

    Before joining CNN, de Vries was a news editor for the FoxNews.com homepage, specializing in politics and breaking news. Previously, he was a reporter and digital producer for Newsday and The Star-Ledger of Newark, New Jersey. De Vries has participated in coverage of some of the most urgent and memorable breaking news stories in the past decade, including the death of Osama bin Laden, the 2014 midterm elections and the Paris newspaper attacks.

    A native New Jerseyan, de Vries is a graduate of Montclair State University, where he served two years as the editor-in-chief of the student-produced newspaper, The Montclarion.