Jessica Yellin

Award-winning Journalist & Former CNN Chief White House Correspondent

Jessica Yellin is the Emmy and Gracie award winning former Chief White House correspondent for CNN. She has interviewed President Barack Obama, Former President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Mrs. Obama, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers and more. Yellin began covering then-Senator Obama during his Iowa campaign in 2008 and in 2012 helmed a documentary on President Obama’s first term, which was featured prominently throughout the campaign cycle. Yellin has covered Capitol Hill, domestic politics, state and national elections, the culture wars and issues facing women in the workplace. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Details, Entertainment Weekly and The Los Angeles Times.

She is writing a book and serving as a fellow at the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy and as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Pacific Council on International Policy.