Paul Crum, CNN’s vice president of news operations, administration and affiliate services announced today that Polo Sandoval will join CNN Newsource as a national correspondent based in Washington, D.C. CNN Newsource is CNN’s syndicated news distribution service for its affiliates. Prior to joining CNN, Sandoval was the Bureau Chief for the Hidalgo County Border Bureau for KRGV-ABC in Texas. Last year, he covered the on-going breaking news at the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.  He has also reported from both the Democratic and Republican national conventions in 2008 and 2012.

Congrats on the new gig Polo, and good luck!