• Nick Watt is a CNN national correspondent based in Los Angeles.

    Previously, Watt was with ABC News where he covered entertainment and news for all ABC platforms. Most recently, he reported on the Napa fires, Mexican drug cartels, the Trump inauguration, gun laws, the flu and the Winter Olympics. He has also covered the Oscars, Golden Globes and Emmy awards.

    Prior to moving to Los Angeles in 2012, Watt was based in London and also reported extensively from Afghanistan and Iraq. In 2004, he was embedded with a Marine infantry unit during the assault on Fallujah, from where he first filed as a correspondent.

    Watt's work has been recognized with two Emmy awards, the first being for his work as a producer in Darfur, Sudan and the second for "Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story," on his reporting from Fallujah.

    He first joined ABC's London bureau in 1997 as a desk assistant and tape librarian.