About 

    Phil Mattingly is a congressional correspondent, based in the Washington, D.C. bureau.

    Mattingly joined CNN in December 2015 as a New York-based correspondent. Previously, Mattingly worked at Bloomberg Television in Washington, where he served most recently as a national political correspondent and before that, as the network's White House correspondent. In that capacity, Mattingly covered all of the major presidential candidates and reported on the domestic and foreign policy actions of the Obama administration. He secured the first interview with then-Attorney General Eric Holder in the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations and throughout his tenure landed a series of exclusive interviews with top cabinet, administration and congressional officials. While covering the White House, Mattingly broke news on several elements of the administration's foreign, economic and legal policy and was a finalist for the Scripps Howard Distinguished Service to the First Amendment award for an investigation into the Obama administration's crackdown on government whistle-blowers.

    Prior to joining Bloomberg Television, Mattingly served as a print reporter with Bloomberg News in Washington. An award-winning journalist, Mattingly has also covered Congress, economics and finance policy, the Justice Department and Washington's lobbying industry. He helped lead the Bloomberg News coverage of the federal response to the financial crisis, as well as the legislative, lobbying and legal battles that followed. In that role, he received a Society of American Business Editors and Writers award for breaking news. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, the New York Times, the New York Post and the Chicago Tribune. Throughout his time at Bloomberg, he wrote regularly for Bloomberg Businessweek magazine.

    Mattingly graduated from the Ohio State University in 2006, where he was a scholar varsity athlete. He received his Master's Degree in journalism from Boston University in 2008.