About 

    Saba Hamedy is a breaking news reporter for CNN Politics, and co-author of 'The Point with Chris Cillizza' newsletter.

    Prior to CNN, Hamedy worked at Mashable as a digital entertainment reporter. During her time there, she covered Netflix, Amazon, Hulu; the rise of platforms such as YouTube; the fall of platforms such as Vine; and all things Harry Potter. She has moderated panels with stars such as Chelsea Handler and Kevin Hart, and interviewed celebrities including Trevor Noah and Mindy Kaling.

    Before Mashable, Hamedy worked at the Los Angeles Times, where she covered national and entertainment business news including the massive Sony Hack in 2014.

    Hamedy attended Boston University, where she graduated with degrees in journalism and political science. She made the move from sunny California to Washington, DC, to pursue her passion for political journalism.