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CNN Launches Chris Cillizza Brand, Will Include ‘Trivia Night Events’

Chris Cillizza, who bundled up his hot-takes and left The Washington Post for CNN this year, is getting his own “brand.”

According to a press release published by CNN Politics, the news organization is launching ‘The Point with Chris Cillizza,” described as a “multiplatform brand capturing analysis of the day’s news.”

“‘The Point with Chris Cillizza’ captures multiplatform reporting from CNN Politics reporter and editor-at-large Chris Cillizza,” the statement continues.

What platforms do we get more Cillizza on, you ask with fevered anticipation: “daily columns, on-air analysis, an evening newsletter, podcast, and the launch of trivia night events in Washington, DC.,” per the statement.

CNN is likely rewarding Cillizza for his recent strides in political reporting, including a newfound compulsion to boil down serious policy news to emojis.

Cillizza promoted the launch of The Point in a tweet promising GIFs of former Vice President Joe Biden:

Read the full statement below:

CNN Politics Launches ‘The Point with Chris Cillizza’

CNN Politics announced Wednesday the launch of ‘The Point with Chris Cillizza,’ a multiplatform brand capturing analysis of the day’s news from one of the top political journalists in the US.

‘The Point with Chris Cillizza’ captures multiplatform reporting from CNN Politics reporter and editor-at-large Chris Cillizza, including daily columns, on-air analysis, an evening newsletter, podcast, and the launch of trivia night events in Washington, DC.

Cillizza will also anchor a new audio politics briefing, delivered in five minutes or less, every weekday evening. “The Point with Chris Cillizza” will be available everywhere you listen to podcasts and through Amazon Echo Flash Briefings and Google Home news briefings.

You can subscribe now to receive the new nightly newsletter that builds on everything readers loved about CNN Politics’ Nightcap, co-authored by Saba Hamedy. ‘The Point with Chris Cillizza’ newsletter is Washington’s new must-read, cutting through the day’s news and getting right to the point every weeknight, starting Wednesday, June 28.

Explore CNN.com/ThePoint, subscribe to the nightly newsletter, and follow Cillizza on Twitter at @CillizzaCNN.

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