About 

  • Katie Bo Williams is a CNN reporter covering intelligence and national security, including all related federal agencies and Congressional committees.

    Prior to joining CNN, she was the senior national security reporter for Defense One, where she traveled the globe to cover America's warzones. She also covered intelligence and cybersecurity for The Hill newspaper, including in-depth reporting on the Russia investigations and military detention issues.

    Before her journalism career, Katie Bo worked in thoroughbred horse racing, helping breed, sell, and prepare the next generation of Kentucky Derby winners. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia. A native of Goochland County, Virginia, she now lives in D.C. and can usually be found haunting one of the various bookstores on Capitol Hill.