Josh Campbell is a Los Angeles-based CNN Correspondent covering law enforcement and national security.
Campbell reports both domestically and internationally and provides on-air analysis across CNN platforms. He can often be found deployed to the scene of critical security events, helping lead the network’s breaking news coverage of issues involving public safety.
As a member of CNN’s Justice Team, he has also covered Robert Mueller’s Russia probe; the Trump impeachment inquiry; investigations into criminal and ethical misconduct involving public officials; alleged government abuse; and the collision of politics and law enforcement.
Campbell was part of the award-winning team on the ground in Istanbul reporting on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. CNN’s coverage of this critical story resulted in the receipt of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award; the Deadline Club award for National Television Spot News Reporting; and the Golden Nymph for Best TV News.
Prior to joining CNN, Campbell was a Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI, spending over a decade involved in high-profile terrorism, kidnapping, cyber, and counterintelligence investigations.
Campbell has a Master of Arts in Communication from Johns Hopkins, a Bachelor of Arts in Government from The University of Texas at Austin, and completed Arabic language immersion training at Middlebury College. He is a term member with the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of a new book on the origins of the FBI’s Russia investigation. In addition, Campbell is a reserve military officer and teaches national security at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.