About 

  • Jasmine Wright is a reporter covering the White House. Most recently, Wright was a political embed covering the 2020 presidential election, trailing then-Senator Kamala Harris during her democratic primary campaign. Wright reprised her role as an embed for Harris when she ran on the democratic ticket as Vice President.

    Wright also embedded on Senator Amy Klobuchar's democratic primary campaign.

    Wright covered the 2018 midterm elections for CNN, traveling across the country to trail House and Senate candidates on their quest to Capitol Hill along with potential 2020 candidates.

    Prior to joining CNN, she was a reporter-producer at PBS NewsHour covering North Korea, climate disasters and the Trump administration. In that role, she wrote and produced countless tape pieces on Congress, the White House and the Russia investigation for the daily news show. Before that, Wright helped covered the 2016 election as the Political Unit's production assistant.

    She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

    A proud Chicagoan, Wright was born and raised in the Windy City and graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.