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Audie Cornish


CNN Anchor and Podcast Host, The Assignment with Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish is an anchor and correspondent for CNN. She hosts a weekly CNN Audio podcast, The Assignment with Audie Cornish, and appears on CNN covering national, political and breaking news.

On The Assignment, Cornish pulls listeners out of their digital echo chambers to hear from the people who live the headlines. The show was named “Best Interview Podcast” at the 2023 Ambies Awards and “Best News & Politics Podcast” at the 2023 Black Podcasting Awards. Cornish joins CNN after two decades in journalism, serving as a co-host of NPR’s flagship news program, All Things Considered. She joined NPR’s National Desk in 2005, reporting from Nashville, covering the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana and other news in the Southeastern United States. Cornish later joined the NPR politics team in Washington to cover the 2008 presidential race and the historic election of President Barack Obama. Named host of Weekend Edition Sunday in 2011, she earned a George Peabody Award for her work with David Isay’s StoryCorps 9/11 Project, and in 2020, the National Press Foundation recognized her work with the Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism. Her feature reporting on the opioid crisis in Baltimore earned a Salute to Excellence Award from National Association of Black Journalists.