Nora Neus is an award-winning producer and journalist working for CNN in New York City. She is currently serving as anchor producer to Poppy Harlow, where she has produced long-form interviews with Melinda Gates, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, Delta CEO Ed Bastian, and countless U.S. Senators and Representatives.
Nora previously reported on-camera for CNN Digital, including CNN.com and CNN 'Go There', the network's streaming show on Facebook Watch. She was the first journalist to report from the rural community of Barrio Bucarabones, Puerto Rico after the historic earthquakes in the winter of 2020; she has also reported from 14,000 feet above sea level in the San Juan Mountains in Telluride, Colorado and from inside a maximum security prison, the Maine State Prison. Nora's reporting on human rights violations in surgeries on intersex children was cited in witness testimony supporting S.B. 201 in the California statehouse. She also uncovered an under-the-wire campaign contribution from the top lobbying group opposing the bill to support the reelection of the chairman of the committee which killed the bill, leading to calls for his ouster.
Neus also previously worked as aproducer for Anderson Cooper. She hasworked on the 2019 Emmy Award winning special report about suicide prevention, Finding Hope, in addition to covering the Trump presidency and impeachment, the August 12, 2017 white nationalist riot in Charlottesville, Hurricane Maria's impact on Puerto Rico, the Parkland shooting and other mass shootings around the country, among many others.
Previously, Neus reported for WVIR NBC29 news in Charlottesville, Virginia as an on-camera politics and crime reporter and fill-in anchor. While at NBC29, Nora won two Virginias Associated Press meritorious awards: Best Investigative Reporting for breaking the story of overcrowding at the Albemarle County regional jail, and the Douglas Southall Freeman Award for Public Service in Journalism for investigating the opioid abuse crisis in Central Virginia.
Neus is also the author of MUHAMMAD NAJEM, WAR REPORTER, a forthcoming book about the conflict in Syria (Hachette/ Little, Brown).
Neus holds a Master of War Studies degree through King's College London and has completed dissertation research on the intersection of mass media,