Nora Neus is an Emmy-nominated journalist and writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She’s the author of Muhammad Nadjem, War Reporter, a middle-grade graphic novel about citizen journalism in Syria, 24 Hours in Charlottesville: An Oral History of August 12, 2017, a non-fiction book about the 2017 white nationalist riot in Charlottesville, Virginia (Summer 2023), and Stunt Girl, a young adult graphic novel about journalism in turn-of-the-century NYC (Winter 2025).
By day, Nora works as a producer for CNN New York. She is currently anchor producer to New Day anchor John Berman, responsible for producing a daily three hour breaking news broadcast from CNN’s New York headquarters. She has covered the conflict in Ukraine, American politics, the ongoing Covid pandemic, and other breaking news stories.
In addition to her work at CNN, Nora has completed her Master of War Studies degree through King’s College London. She also holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Virginia, where she completed research on the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion. Her B.A. with distinction in History is also from the University of Virginia, where she was a Jefferson Scholar.
She started her journalism career as a child writing a newspaper called “Neus News” for her family and friends.