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Frates Joins CNN As Investigative Reporter

Chris Frates will join CNN as a Washington-based correspondent beginning in October.

Frates, who will be a part of the investigative unit, will report to Patricia DeCarlo, director of the unit.

Frates comes from National Journal, where he covered Congress, including the ties between the Hill and K Street lobbyists. His resume includes stints at Politico and The Denver Post, where he was a finalist for a Pulitzer as part of its breaking news team.

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.