• Cassie Spodak is a producer for CNN's digital video team covering national politics. During the 2016 presidential election and the 2018 midterms Spodak traveled the country covering candidates and the voters they court.

    She started at CNN on the New York Assignment Desk before moving to the Washington, DC bureau to cover politics. She has produced for all of CNN's DC based shows and helped launch "The Lead with Jake Tapper" in 2013.

    Spodak graduated from Barnard College in New York City where she studied Anthropology. She is a true local of DC, where she was born and raised.