About 

    Natasha Chen is a national correspondent for CNN Newsource. She is based in CNN's Washington, D.C. bureau.

    Prior to joining CNN Newsource, Chen worked as a general assignment reporter for KIRO 7 News in Seattle. Her journalism career began as a reporter and weekend anchor for KXXV-TV in Killen, TX covering breaking news such as the 2009 mass shooting on Fort Hood. She then moved to WREG-TV in Memphis. In addition to covering breaking news, Chen covered education, crime, politics and income inequality.

    Chen received recognition for her reporting with the 2015 Northwest Emmy Award for team coverage as well as the 2008 Simon T. Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism. She speaks fluent Mandarin and is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association.

    Chen graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University and received a M.A in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California.