Fin Gómez promoted to political director of CBS News

White House producer Fin Gómez has been named political director of CBS News.

Gómez begins his new role this week and will continue to be based in Washington, D.C.

Neeraj Khemlani, president and co-director of CBS News and Stations, announced his promotion today.

Gómez joined CBS News as a White House Producer in 2018, covering the Trump and Biden administrations, including traveling domestically and internationally with the President and coordinating breaking White House news for all CBS platforms. News.

He will now oversee the network’s political campaign coverage on a daily basis.

Gómez previously spent 12 years at Fox News, first as an embedded reporter covering seven different candidates during the 2008 presidential campaign cycle, then as a producer in the network’s Washington bureau, covering the Obama administration. He also covered Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential race.

While at Fox, he was also a field producer in Miami focused on politics, Latin American news and Latin American coverage, including the cartel wars in Mexico, the political and economic crisis in Venezuela and the violent crimes in Brazilian favelas.

He began his journalism career at the Washington bureau of ABC News.

Gómez is the first Latino journalist to serve on the board of the White House Correspondents Association in its 108-year history.