CNN Hires Former Bloomberg Correspondent Phil Mattingly

By Brian Flood 

Phil Mattingly will join CNN as a New York-based correspondent starting in January. TVNewser has obtained a memo that CNN vp of U.S. news gathering Terence Burke sent to the New York Bureau:

We are thrilled to announce that Phil Mattingly will join CNN as a general assignment correspondent based in New York at the start of the new year.

An award-winning journalist, Phil comes to us from Bloomberg where he served as a national political correspondent, covering the politics and policies behind the 2016 presidential campaigns. Throughout his career, he’s also served as Bloomberg’s White House correspondent, covered Congress, economics and finance and helped lead the coverage of the federal response to the financial crisis.


Phil will make a very strong addition to our seasoned team of reporters and we’re excited to welcome him aboard.