Astead Herndon

National Politics Reporter
The New York Times

Astead Herndon is a national politics reporter for the New York Times and a political analyst for CNN. Before joining The New York Times in 2018, Mr. Herndon held several reporter positions at The Boston Globe, including as a national politics reporter in the Globe's Washington office, covering the Trump White House. Mr. Herndon is from the Chicago suburbs and graduated from Marquette University. In 2020, Mr. Herndon was named to Forbes Magazines 30 under 30 media list.

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