Getting to know Journalist and Analyst Josh Campbell, Age, CNN, Books

Ex-FBI Agent, Josh Campbell

Josh Campbell Biography

Josh Campbell is a journalist working as a correspondent and analyst with CNN and covers national security and law enforcement. Campbell is an American. Alongside his journalism career, Campbell also teaches national security at the University of Southern California. His alma mater is the University of Texas at Austin and the John Hopkins University.


As an analyst, Campbell provides on-air analysis in regards to various topics such as fact-checking remarks by politicians as well as reporting both domestically an internationally. You can catch him on critical security events scenes covering and also assisting leading networks cover breaking news on matters public safety.

How old is Josh Campbell? – Age

Josh is 37 years old as of August 31, 2020. He was born in 1983 in Austin, Texas, U.S.

CNN Analyst, Josh Campbell
CNN Analyst, Josh Campbell

Josh Campbell work on National Security

Campbell has had a thriving career on national security and criminal investigations, having previously worked for the FBI as a Supervisory Special Agent. He had risen to the position of Special Assistant to the FBI director, former FBI Director James Cormey. At the Bureau, he was often deployed on assignments in response to kidnappings and terrorist attacks, domestic as well as international.

He was also sent on tours in conjunction with the United States Special Operations Command, the CIA and the Department of State on such assignments as crisis communication management for high-profile cyber and counterintelligence investigations.

Josh Campbell Awards

In his line of work, Campbell has been awarded several awards for his work in conflict zones overseas.

Four FBI Combat Theater awards

Josh Campbell Publications/Books

Campbell has authored the following,

  • Crossfire Hurricane: Inside Donald Trump’s War on the FBI
  • A New York Times op-ed titled “Why I am Leaving the FBI” on February 2, 2018

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