Sam Feist

Sam Feist is CNN's Washington bureau chief and senior vice president. Named to this role in May 2011, he oversees daily operations of the bureau and leads all newsgathering and Washington-based programming, including: The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, The Lead with Jake Tapper, and Inside Politics. Feist also leads the production of CNN's campaign and election coverage, which in 2012 included the network's record 7 Republican presidential debates, primary and convention coverage and its Emmy-Award winning election night. [+]