Alex Wagner is currently an anchor and correspondent at CBS News, co-anchoring CBS THIS MORNING: SATURDAY and reporting stories throughout the week. She is also a contributing editor at THE ATLANTIC and co-host of their weekly news and affairs podcast, RADIO ATLANTIC. In April, she will release her first book, FUTUREFACE, which examines questions about American identity in the 21st century.
Previously, Alex served as an MSNBC analyst and hosted the Emmy® nominated program NOW with Alex Wagner. She has been a frequent guest host for several political shows, including ALL IN and THE LAST WORD. Before joining MSNBC, Wagner was a reporter with Huffington Post, where she covered innovation in the American economy, investigating the intersection of business, politics, and new technology. Prior to this, she served as the White House correspondent for Politics Daily and the Executive Director of Not on Our Watch, an advocacy and grant-making non-profit focused on combatting genocide and founded by actors George Clooney, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt and Don Cheadle.