Irish Reporter Becomes Breakout Star on CNN

A rising star on CNN this week is an Irish reporter named Donie O'Sullivan.

In recent months, O'Sullivan has been a viral sensation for his series of interviews with Trump supporters all across the country.

This week, he was at the Capitol as rioters stormed the building and he's making his home country proud. O'Sullivan is turning into a bit of a folk hero across Ireland. RTE, the Irish television network, recently interviewed O'Sullivan's parents who explained how proud they are of their son (and they were a bit worried too).

O'Sullivan has been reporting in the U.S. for the last five years, first with Storyful and then with CNN. He studied history in Dublin and got his masters in political science at Queens University in Belfast.

You can follow O'Sullivan's exploits on CNN and on Twitter.

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