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Aug282009

About

 

Jessica Stone is a Washington-based news anchor and correspondent who covers U.S. politics as well as economic & foreign policy.  She has closely covered the intersection of the U.S. and China across foreign policy, trade, technology policy, and national security. She has reported from Brazil, China, Canada and Vietnam for China Global Television, including the second summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Hanoi.  In 2016 and 2012, Jessica was the lead political reporter for the network during the U.S. presidential race.  She also co-anchored coverage of the historic 2016 presidential race.  Jessica also broke a series of reports on the death of Private Danny Chen, a Chinese-American soldier who was so badly hazed, he committed suicide.  In 2013, she released her first documentary: Oil Sands at a Crossroads about Chinese investment in Canada's oil sands production.  

Before that, she was a freelance multimedia correspondent. In 2011, she provided live coverage of the debt ceiling deal on Capitol Hill for the nation's CBS affiliates and the surprising Casey Anthony verdict for the nation's FOX affiliates. 

Jessica's political coverage includes the 2016 and 2012 presidential races, the midterms in 2018, 2014 and 2010 - including an interview with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and live coverage from the unexpected three-way US Senate Race for Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski.

Jessica also traveled to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to cover the military commission trial of Ibrahim Al-Qosi, an associate of Osama Bin Laden. In March 2010, she spent one week in Haiti, offering live radio coverage of the UN donor conference after the January earthquake & shooting a C-SPAN documentary.

After working as a local television reporter, Jessica branched out in 2009 with a two-month trip to Afghanistan to cover the security buildup and the national presidential elections as an independent stringer for a variety of print, radio and television outlets.  She is fluent in French and a member of Investigative Reporters & Editors.  She is a past president and vice president of the White House Foreign Press Group and a member of the White House Correspondents' Association.