Errol Barnett Joins CBS News as Correspondent

By A.J. Katz 

Errol Barnett is joining CBS News as a Correspondent based in Washington, D.C. He will report for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms starting in June.

Barnett, 33, possesses experience reporting from around the globe, as well as in the U.S. His recent work ranges from covering the terror attacks in Paris to protests in Ferguson, and the death of Nelson Mandela.

Before joining the Eye, Barnett was an anchor and reporter for CNN International, based in Atlanta. Prior to anchoring from Atlanta, he was a general assignment correspondent based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and hosted CNN’s weekly series Inside Africa.


Barnett joined CNN in 2008, previously working as a host-correspondent for ReelzChannel.

A British-born American, Barnett launched a career in journalism back 2001 at Channel One News, where, at age 18, he was the network’s youngest anchor/reporter.