About 

  • Bianna Golodryga is a senior global affairs analyst and fill-in anchor for CNN based in New York.

    Prior to joining CNN full-time, Golodryga served as co-anchor for "CBS This Morning." In that role, she led the network's coverage of President George H.W. Bush's funeral and conducted numerous news-making interviews, including an exclusive with the CEO of Huawei, his first with a U.S. journalist. Previously, she had filled in on the CBS Evening News and appeared on other network broadcasts including Sunday Morning, Face the Nation and CBSN, the division's 24/7 digital streaming network. As a correspondent for CBS in August 2017, Golodryga reported from her hometown of Houston, where she covered the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. She has led CBS News coverage of such major breaking news as the Las Vegas concert shooting and the funeral of First Lady Barbara Bush.

    In 2017, Golodryga also joined CNN part-time as a contributor. Her expertise in financial news and Russian political affairs contributed to CNN's coverage of everything from stock market volatility, the President's historic 2018 summit with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, to the Mueller investigation. Previously, Golodryga was the news and finance anchor for Yahoo News and before that, she co-anchored "Good Morning America's" weekend edition, as well as serving as ABC News' Business Correspondent.

    Golodryga began her career in television news in 2001 as a bureau producer from the New York Stock Exchange for the cable news channel, CNBC. Prior to her career in television, Golodryga worked in the financial services sector.

    Golodryga has received several awards and recognition, including the Keystone Policy Center Leadership Award, the University of Texas at Austin Pro Bene Meritis Award, and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program, Good Morning America.

    Golodryga graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where she received a bachelor's degree in Russian/East European and Eurasian Studies and a minor in economics. She is fluent in Russian.