• Tori B. Powell is a Breaking News Writer at CNN, where she covers live national events.

    Prior to joining CNN, Powell worked as a Breaking News Reporter at CBS News as well as a Digital Content Producer for CBS Mornings. There, she covered live and exclusive events for a national audience and curated Emmy-award-winning digital content. She has work published at an array of publications including the Daily Beast, the Center for Public Integrity, NBC4 Washington, the Kitchn, Shondaland and more.

    Powell graduated in 2021 from American University in Washington D.C., where she received her bachelor's degree in journalism and a concentration in the Spanish language.