Ana Cabrera is based in New York and anchors the weekend primetime edition of CNN Newsroom.
Throughout 2018 Cabrera extensively covered politics and the midterm election, the #MeToo movement and immigration, from interviewing diplomats and lawmakers, legal experts and law enforcement, to conversations with those impacted directly. Throughout that same year, Cabrera traveled around the country speaking with voters, including residents who live along the border and panels of suburban women, keeping CNN viewers updated on the pulse of the national electorate.
Cabrera also anchored many of the top breaking news stories of 2017, including Hurricanes Harvey and Maria, the Southerland Springs, Texas church shooting, the London Bridge terror attack — reporting on air for an uninterrupted nine hours — and the deadly Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Va. Following a ruling for increased sanctions on North Korea, Cabrera was one of the first reporters to interview then-U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley about the matter.
Cabrera has served on the Board of Directors of Mi Casa Resource Center and she served on the board of the American Cancer Society. She also speaks at local schools with students who are interested in a broadcasting career.
Cabrera is a graduate of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University with degrees in Communication, and Foreign Languages and Cultures. As a distinguished alumnae, she is also a member of the Murrow Professional Advisory Board.