Cordes Named CBS News Congressional Correspondent

From the release:

    Nancy Cordes has been named CBS News Congressional Correspondent, it was announced by Sean McManus, President, CBS News and Sports. Cordes will be based in Washington, D.C. and will continue to contribute to all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. The appointment is effective immediately. Cordes joined CBS News in 2007 as CBS News Transportation and Consumer Safety Correspondent, based in Washington, D.C. She will continue to cover those beats as well.

    Prior to joining CBS News, Cordes was an ABC News correspondent based in New York (2005-07), where she reported for all ABC News broadcasts and covered many major news stories, including Hurricane Katrina, the war in Iraq and the 2004 election. Before that, she was a Washington-based correspondent for NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News (2003-04). Prior to joining ABC News, Cordes was a reporter for WJLA-TV Washington, D.C. (1999-2003), where she covered the Sept. 11 attack on the Pentagon, the 2000 Presidential race, the D.C.-area sniper attacks, and peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia. She began her career as a reporter for KHNL-TV Honolulu (1995-97).