• Sunlen Serfaty is a congressional correspondent with CNN based in Washington, D.C. Under her portfolio is a broad diversity of national news, breaking news, and Washington politics. Serfaty extensively covered the 2016 presidential election and has reported from all across the country following the GOP nominees during the Republican primary contest.

    An Emmy® award-winning journalist, Serfaty has extensive on-air, writing, and production experience, with specific expertise in political campaign and White House reporting.

    Prior to joining the general assignment team for CNN in Washington, D.C., Serfaty worked for CNN Newsource in the network's Washington bureau contributing news coverage for its more than 800 affiliates. 

    Before arriving at CNN, Serfaty worked as a White House and U.S. Senate reporter for ABC News and covered President Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. Her work was featured on the network's overnight show World News Now, as well as on the network's news website. 

    In partnership with the ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C., WJLA, Serfaty also served as a local general assignment reporter on the weekends, covering breaking news stories, as well as feature stories for the ABC News affiliate in the top ten market of the Washington, D.C.-metro area. She also worked as an associate producer of television and radio projects for The Washington Post from May 2003 to September 2004.

    Serfaty is a graduate of The Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University with a B.A. in International Affairs and a concentration in Media and Communication.

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