Ines de La Cuetara is Global National’s Washington Correspondent. She reports on U.S. politics and breaking news.
Since joining Global, de La Cuetara has covered President Trump’s inauguration, the women’s march on Washington, the Russia probe, NAFTA renegotiations, Alabama’s Senate race, the #metoo movement, the New York City truck attack, and the Parkland shooting and its aftermath. She’s also reported on Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria and California’s wildfires and mudslides.
Prior to that, de La Cuetara covered the 2016 U.S. presidential election for ABC News as the network’s embedded reporter with Vice President Pence. She was also embedded with Florida Senator Marco Rubio during the Republican primaries.
Over the course of the campaign, de La Cuetara reported from 43 states across the country. She was one of the few reporters aboard Trump Force 2 as it skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport. She broke news of prominent Republican donors considering donating to Hillary Clinton, was the first reporter to ask Ted Cruz about his speech at the Republican National Convention, and even attended jury duty with candidate Trump. While at ABC, she also covered the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando.
De La Cuetara got her first on-air job as Global Montreal’s first video-journalist, shooting and editing all her own stories. One of her pieces on Hasidic wedding traditions was nominated for an RTDNA Adrienne Clarkson Award.
De La Cuetara has also worked in production for CNN’s Paris bureau and for ABC’s World News Tonight in New York.
Born in Nice, France de La Cuetara spent her childhood in France, the U.S., Spain, and Canada. She speaks fluent French, English, and Spanish, conversational Italian, and, in keeping with her passion for languages, is currently studying Mandarin. De La Cuetara holds a B.A. in Political Science from McGill University and a Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia University.
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