CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker sent a rather optimistic end-of-year email to the entire company, highlighting what he saw as successes while downplaying the challenges that the network faces going forward: December 22, 2014 As 2014 comes to a close, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the year. This has been a […]
CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker sent an end-of-year email to the entire company today. Zucker calls 2014 a “terrific year” for the network and says CNN is in the best shape it has been in years “journalistically, competitively and...Show More Summary
CNN chief Jeff Zucker says 2014 has been “terrific” for the worldwide news-gathering operation “though certainly not without its challenges. He singled out Phil Black's reporting from the crash of MH17, Anderson Cooper's interviews with...Show More Summary
Parisa Khosravi, Senior Vice President for CNN Worldwide, has left the network effective immediately. TVNewser has obtained the following memo that CNN International executive vice president and managing director Tony Maddox sent toShow More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Candy Crowley Leaving CNN (TVNewser) Candy Crowley, a 27-year CNN veteran, is leaving the network. The move was announced in an email from CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker. Show More Summary
Mediabistro reports that HLN held an all-staff meeting Wednesday in Atlanta to discuss the future of the troubled network. The meeting was led by HLN general manager Albie Hecht, with CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker also present. Jennifer Westhoven, who covers the economy, business and money for HLN, tweeted out Zucker’s statement about the network. […]
Candy Crowley has been a fixture at CNN for 27 years. Variety reports today that Crowley is departing the network, citing a memo sent to staff by the president of CNN Worldwide, Jeff Zucker. The full text of the memo, published on The Wrap, included complimentary words from Zucker about Crowley and her journalistic career. Show More Summary
Candy Crowley, a 27-year CNN veteran, is leaving the network. TVNewser just obtained an email about the departure from CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker. “[I]t is with mixed emotions, that I wanted to let you know that Candy has let...Show More Summary
HLN held an all staff meeting Wednesday in Atlanta where the future of the network — once on the verge of being shuttered — was discussed. HLN general manager Albie Hecht led the meeting at the W Hotel in Atlanta with CNN WorldwideShow More Summary
By Daniel Burke, CNN Belief Blog Editor (CNN) – Books, filled with prayers for peace, splattered with blood. Sacred vestments shredded by bullets and knives. Lifeless bodies in the sanctuary. The rabbis had gathered to ask God to bestow blessings upon their troubled land. Their prayers were interrupted by two men wielding butcher knives and […]
Three of CNN’s successful Original Series have been picked up for additional seasons, CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker announced today.
In 2012, CNN branched out into producing original films and series, landing hits with the acclaimed documentary "Blackfish" and foodie-travel show "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown." Last week, CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker delivered...Show More Summary
CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker talks with the South China Morning Post: I think I inherited a company with a long proud tradition, with an iconic brand, that had gotten a little unsure of itself, especially in the U.S., in the partisan...Show More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. AMC Networks Buys 49.9 Percent Stake in BBC America (TVNewser) AMC Networks has agreed to purchase a 49.9 percent stake in BBC America from BBC Worldwide for $200 million. Show More Summary
CNN | USA Today CNN Worldwide will cut about 300 positions, Brian Stelter reports. Its parent company, Turner Broadcasting, wants to reduce its number of employees by about 10 percent. About 130 of the CNN cuts are coming from buyouts, Stelter writes. Show More Summary
Turner Broadcasting, the parent company of CNN, announced today that it was laying off 10% of its staff worldwide, with the news network slated to lose 300 employees via buyouts and layoffs, as part of an initiative to "save money and refocus investment."
CNN’s Don Lemon was memorably mocked back March for throwing it out there on live national television that maybe missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 was swallowed up by a black hole. CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker thought it was stupid, too.
CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker held another of his town hall meetings Wednesday, this time with employees at CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta. An insider tells us Zucker laid out the top strategic priorities for CNN, the highest being covering breaking news. Show More Summary
Nouriel Roubini, economics proffessor at NYU, has these 6 things to caution us about in our economic recovery (from a June interview on CNN): 1. Developing markets will suffer as the US raises interest rates, worldwide interest for raw materials fades and China slows. Show More Summary
After nearly 21 months as the president of CNN Worldwide, Jeff Zucker has determined that the cable news business, which the network created more than 34 years ago, is not a “very healthy” medium. As a result, he has turned his attention to developing non-fiction series instead of news programs, in an effort to reverse the network’s […]