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Pamela Brown named justice correspondent
for CNN, heading back to nation’s capital

Pamela Brown, the daughter born to John Y. Brown and Phyllis George Brown when her dad was Kentucky’s governor, has been has been named CNN’s new Justice correspondent.


Since joining CNN in 2013, she has covered major breaking news stories, including the Boston marathon attacks, the Cleveland kidnappings and the Oklahoma tornadoes as part of the network’s New Day reporting team.


In her new role, she’ll cover crime and justice issues, including law enforcement stories and Supreme Court cases. She began her career at Washington, D.C.’s, ABC station and NewsChannel8, where she became a Sunday evening anchor. Brown succeeds Joe Johns, who was recently promoted to senior Washington correspondent.

She begins her new assignment next month.

For a story about Pamela Brown and her journalism career, see KyForward’s profile here.

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