Seth Doane is an American television journalist, working for CBS News.
Doane began his career at WNYW, New York City's Fox affiliate, as a field producer. Channel One News, the high-school TV network, then made him a news anchor, sending him abroad to cover stories in San Salvador, Indonesia, Afghanistan, and the Sudan.
In April 2006 CNN hired Doane as a special video news correspondent for South Asia, including India. He remained with CNN, based in New Delhi, until June 2007.
In August 2007, Doane became a national correspondent for CBS News, covering domestic issues. In 2008 he began reporting a segment titled "The Other America" on the effects of the economic recession on individual people and families. Doane is also a frequent correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning.
From April 2013 until March 2016, Doane was based in Beijing, China, covering events in Asia for CBS News. Since April 2016, he 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 a same-sex civil ceremony in Arezzo, Italy at the Villa Rosa Badia Di Campoleone.
In March 2020, Doane tested positive for COVID-19.