Marc Stewart Joins CNN as Asia-Based International Correspondent

By Mark Mwachiro 

Marc Stewart has joined CNN as an Asia-based international correspondent, where he will report on top stories from the Asia-Pacific region for the network’s linear and digital platforms.

Stewart is no stranger to the region, having been awarded several international reporting fellowships that have taken him to countries such as North Korea, Japan, and China.

Stewart, who will relocate to Asia from New York in the coming months, joins CNN from the Wall Street Journal, where he hosted its flagship morning podcast, What’s News. Prior to that, he was at  ABC News in New York and has appeared on Yahoo Finance’s video streaming service, and regularly contributed to the aviation-focused publication The Points Guy.


He tweeted that he was “honored and humbled to join CNN and its roster of journalists.”

CNN International’s svp and managing editor APAC Ellana Lee said, “A journalist for more than 25 years, Marc is both highly skilled and passionate about getting to the heart of the story.” She added, “We’re delighted to welcome Marc to the CNN family as we continue to strengthen our newsgathering capabilities in this vitally important region.”

Stewart began his journalism career as a local news anchor and reporter in cities across the United States, including Denver, Nashville, Knoxville, and Lansing, Mich.