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CBS News Adds Holly Williams To Correspondent Ranks

CBS News has brought on Holly Williams as a correspondent. Williams, who had been based in China and now lives in Turkey, is a veteran foreign correspondent, most recently for SKY News. She has been reporting freelance for CBS for a few months now.

Williams was also interviewed by Abigail Pesta in The Daily Beast. It is a fascinating read, and Williams explains clearly the challenges of reporting across the globe, while simultaneously having to deal with family obligations.

“I should have been enjoying being a new mother. We were in the jungle, in bamboo huts, no electricity; I’d finish an interview and say, ‘I’m going off to pump milk.’ It was horrible.” Later, while on “stakeout” waiting for Suu Kyi to be freed, she recalls, “I was sitting in the back of a taxi with a breast pump. I was weeping and telling myself, ‘Don’t cry—that’s dehydrating.’”

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