SETH DOANE, who was born on this date in Harwich, Massachusetts, is a Rome-based correspondent for CBS News. He is the son of Paul Doane who is former Massachusetts Republican State Senator. In addition to traveling with Pope Francis and covering the Vatican, Doane’s reportage also includes coverage of the wider region from earthquakes in Italy, to terrorist attacks in France, to the refugee and migrant crisis in the waters of the Mediterranean.

From April 2013 until March 2016, Doane was based in Beijing, China covering events in Asia for CBS News. Since April 2016, the Peabody Award-winning journalist has been based in Rome and covering Europe, Africa, and the Middle East for CBS News. On September 6, 2014, Doane married Andrea Pastorelli  in Arezzo, Italy at the Villa Rosa Badia Di Campoleone.