Oliver Darcy


Senior Media Reporter, CNN

Oliver Darcy is a senior media reporter for CNN, covering the intersection of media, politics, and technology. He regularly appears on CNN and CNN International to offer reporting and on-air analysis of current events. Darcy also regularly guest writes the acclaimed Reliable Sources newsletter, which covers the daily breaking news from the media beat, six days a week.

Darcy’s award-winning reporting focuses largely on right-wing media and the role it plays in politics writ large. He also regularly covers misinformation and conspiracy theories and how both have thrived in the Trump-era. Darcy has broken a number of stories on his beat, and is one of the leading national reporters covering media.

Prior to CNN, Darcy was the politics editor for Business Insider where he covered national politics during the 2016 election and oversaw a team of reporters. He was previously deputy managing editor of TheBlaze.

A first-generation Persian-American, Darcy was born in Washington State. He graduated with a degree in political science from the University of California, Merced. Darcy currently resides in New York City.