Machado Headed to CNN as a Correspondent

Alina Machado will soon be reporting for CNN

The Latina television reporter at Atlanta’s WSB-TV has joined the network as a correspondent.

Alina Machado

Machado will report for CNN, CNN en Español and CNN Latino, and will be based in Atlanta, according to the network.

Machado previously worked at WTVD, the ABC station in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina before joining WSB, the ABC affiliate in Atlanta. She has also worked as a bilingual anchor and correspondent for WDJT-WYTU, the CBS and Telemundo affiliates in Milwaukee.

In addition, CNN announced the official hiring of George Howell, who has been freelancing for the network since 2011.

“George and Alina are multi-talented, and their passion for getting to the crux of the story comes through in their award-winning journalism,” EVP and managing director of CNN International Tony Maddox said in a statement.

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