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Jeff Zucker

Chairman, WarnerMedia
President, CNN Worldwide

Jeff Zucker is the Chairman of WarnerMedia News and Sports.  He has also served as President of CNN Worldwide since 2013. He oversees all of CNN’s businesses, including the CNN US television network, CNN International, HLN, all of CNN’s digital properties, and Great Big Story. His sports portfolio includes Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, and the AT&T Regional Sports Networks.  In his six years at CNN, he has overseen a dramatic turnaround of the global news network and turned it into the most used digital news and information outlet in the world. Zucker has had one of the most storied careers in media. In addition to his time at CNN, he spent 25 years at NBC Universal, rising to be its chief executive, and co-founded the online streaming service Hulu. After starting as an Olympic researcher for NBC Sports in 1986, he went on to assume responsibility for NBC’s Today show at age 26 and re-invented the historic morning news program. Following Today, he served as President of NBC Entertainment. He then rose through the ranks to become the company’s president and CEO. For four years, he ran the global media and entertainment company, which included the NBC broadcast network, its news and sports divisions and all of its cable properties (including MSNBC, CNBC, USA, Bravo, Oxygen and Syfy), Universal Pictures and the Universal Theme Parks.

 

Wednesday, November 13

Featured Interview

Hear It Here First: Learn How He’s Turned a Global News Network into the Most Used Digital News and Information Outlet in the World

Moderator: John Ourand, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Jeff Zucker, Chairman, WarnerMedia