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David Chalian

David Marc Chalian – born July 20, 1973 – is an American journalist and political analyst who serves as political director for CNN.

After graduating from Northwestern, Chalian joined NY1, a 24-hour cable news television channel based in New York City, and produced the nightly news program, Inside City Hall.

He then worked as political director for ABC News and appeared as a political analyst on ABC World News Tonight, Nightline, and Good Morning America.

He was hired as political director at CNN replacing Mark Preston. In this role, he oversees the political coverage across all of CNN’s platforms.

He often appears on-air as a political analyst on New Day and The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.

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