Brian Rokus is a Supervising Producer in CNN's Washington Bureau where he oversees political and other coverage during the network's primetime programs.
Brian Rokus is a Supervising Producer in CNN's Washington Bureau where he oversees political and other coverage during the network's primetime programs. Previously, he produced taped political pieces with Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger including profiles of Independent Counsel Bob Mueller and Chief Justice John Roberts. He also spent a decade in CNN's longform unit where he produced documentaries and newsmagazine segments on a wide range of topics including George H.W. Bush's World War II service, Hurricane Katrina, Tibetan refugees in India, Coast Guard rescue swimmers and mine-hunting dolphins. In addition, he has covered multiple breaking news stories including the September 11 terrorist attacks and numerous hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and blizzards. For his work on CNN's God's Warriors documentary, Rokus was honored with a Peabody and duPont award and his assignments have taken him from the Arctic Circle to Lebanon to North Korea. He joined CNN in 1999 after graduating cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in politics.