NBC News has employed CNN Early Start anchor Laura Jarrett.
Jarrett can be senior authorized correspondent for NBC, masking the Supreme Court and Department of Justice, showing on all NBC News packages and platforms. NBC News vp and head of investigations Rich Greenberg introduced Jarrett’s rent in a memo Wednesday morning.
“Laura joins us from CNN where she spent six years covering the Justice Department and major legal cases for the network. Most recently, she was the co-anchor of Early Start and served as an on-air legal analyst for several notable legal stories including the Supreme Court’s decision overruling Roe v. Wade, the Congressional investigations into January 6th, the investigations into former President Trump, and the legal battles over Covid-19 vaccine mandates,” Greenberg wrote.
“She was a key correspondent covering the Depp-Heard trial, Alec Baldwin’s settlement with Halyna Hutchins’ family, the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, and Derek Chauvin’s sentencing following the killing of George Floyd,” he added. “She played a lead role in reporting out and covering Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, former President Trump’s travel ban and family separation policy, the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s handling of classified information, and more.”
Jarrett, who was a working towards legal professional in Chicago earlier than coming into the media sector, has co-anchored the CNN early morning present with Christine Romans since 2020, and has been a D.C.-based correspondent for CNN since 2016.
At NBC she successfully turns into a part of the group succeeding longtime NBC News DOJ and Supreme Court correspondent Pete Williams, who introduced his retirement earlier this 12 months. White House correspondent Kelly O’Donnell had been quickly masking the Court since Williams retired.
She will work alongside Justice Correspondent Ken Dilanian, veteran Senior Legal and Investigative Correspondent Cynthia McFadden, and Supreme Court Reporter Lawrence Hurley.
You can learn Greenberg’s memo, beneath.
FROM: Rich Greenberg
TO: NBC News
SUBJECT: Welcome Laura Jarrett to NBC News
I’m happy to announce that achieved authorized journalist Laura Jarrett will be a part of NBC News as a Senior Legal Correspondent in January.
In her function, Laura will report on the Justice Department and Supreme Court whereas additionally serving as a number one voice on nationwide authorized, regulation enforcement, and different main breaking news tales. She will report back to me and work with the community’s Investigative Unit and carefully with the Washington Bureau’s reporting groups. She will seem throughout the community’s flagship news packages along with reporting for MSNBC, NBC News NOW, and NBC News Digital.
Laura joins us from CNN the place she spent six years masking the Justice Department and main authorized instances for the community. Most not too long ago, she was the co-anchor of “Early Start” and served as an on-air authorized analyst for a number of notable authorized tales together with the Supreme Court’s choice overruling Roe v. Wade, the Congressional investigations into January sixth, the investigations into former President Trump, and the authorized battles over Covid-19 vaccine mandates.
She was a key correspondent masking the Depp-Heard trial, Alec Baldwin’s settlement with Halyna Hutchins’ household, the taking pictures dying of Ahmaud Arbery, and Derek Chauvin’s sentencing following the killing of George Floyd. She performed a lead function in reporting out and masking Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, former President Trump’s journey ban and household separation coverage, the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s dealing with of categorized data, and extra.
She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and labored in personal follow previous to becoming a member of CNN, the place she targeted on defending corporations and people in authorities investigations, along with devoting vital time to professional bono instances.
Laura will work hand-in-hand with Justice and National Security Correspondent Ken Dilanian, Senior Legal and Investigative Correspondent Cynthia McFadden, Investigative Correspondent Tom Winter, Homeland Security Correspondent Julia Ainsley, Supreme Court Reporter Lawrence Hurley, and extra. And, a collective thanks to Kelly O’Donnell for masterfully masking the SCOTUS beat along with her every day White House duties during the last many months.
Please be a part of me in welcoming Laura to NBC News and congratulating her on her new function.