Thomas Evans, vice president and London bureau chief for CNN, oversees all news-gathering for
Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), running 14 bureaus across the two and a half
Evans has led CNN’s coverage of several major news events of the recent years, including Brexit, the numerous terror attacks across Europe, the conflict in Ukraine, the ongoing refugee crisis
and the Syrian civil war.
He started at CNN as a producer for AC360 with Anderson Cooper and later headed the
network’s Baghdad bureau. Prior to becoming the London bureau chief, Evans was CNN
International’s senior director of coverage for EMEA.
Evans has received numerous Emmy awards, Edward R. Murrow awards, Peabody awards, and a
Prix Bayeux. He has a master’s degree in international politics from SOAS University of London
(School of Oriental and African Studies) along with bachelors’ degrees in political science and
fine art from the University of Rochester.