Robert Yoon

Journalist in the United States

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Robert Yoon is an Elections and Democracy reporter at the Associated Press now covering his seventh presidential campaign cycle. He served as Director of Political Research at CNN, where he received two Emmy Awards, five Emmy nominations, a Peabody Award, and two National Headliner Awards for his contributions to the network’s election and breaking news coverage. He has prepared a dozen moderators for more than 30 presidential debates, most recently for CBS News in 2020. In 2016, he was named by Mediaite as one of the most influential people in the news media. He also ran the U.S. House and Presidential Delegate Decision Desks for Edison Research from 2018 through 2022. In academia, Yoon served as Associate Director of the Wallace House Center for Journalists, a lecturer in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and as the Howard R. Marsh Visiting Professor of Journalism at the University of Michigan.

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    • The Associated Press