Who is the owner of CNN?
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American based news television channel owned by WarnerMedia. CNN was created in 1980 as a 24-hour News provider by Ted Turner and was the first American tv channel to focus on only News.
CNN has two headquarters Atlanta, Georgia, and New York City, it broadcasts in America and Canada as CNN, and worldwide as CNN International.
CNN is popular for its exaggerated live coverage of breaking news, and showing no support to American political parties while broadcasting topics about them.
CNN has over 90.6 million subscribers which cover 97.7% of households with cable in the United States of America, and on worldwide broadcasting, via CNN International they cover over 212 territories worldwide.
Warner media is a multinational American entertainment and mass media conglomerate owned by AT&T with its headquarters in New York City.
The merging between Time Inc. and Warner Communications originally gave it the name Time Warner, AT&T finally bought the company in 2018 after several lawsuits, after which the name was changed to WarnerMedia.
The acquisition of WarnerMedia by AT&T saw the CEO, Jeff Bewkes step down and continued working with as a senior advisor at AT&T, and John Stankey took over as CEO of WarnerMedia.
John T. Stankey was born in 1962 and raised in Los Angeles, he is the current CEO and COO of WarnerMedia.
He graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a B.A in finance in 1980 and got an M.B.A from UCLA.
Stankey worked as the Executive Vice President of SBC communications in 1995 and in 1998 took the position of Executive President. He held several important positions with AT&T and in 2015 became the CEO of AT&T.
He now serve as the Chief Operating Officer at AT&T while still the CEO of WarnerMedia.
His Annual salary is $16,552,900 and has an estimated net worth of over $17 million.
Jeffery Adam Zucker
Jeffery Zucker is an American media executive born on the 9th of April, 1965, he once served as CEO and president of NBC. He is the current president of CNN worldwide after he took over from Jim Walton in January 2013, he oversees CNN International, CNN, CNN Digital and Headline News (HLN).
Jeffery was born in 1965 to a Jewish family in Homestead, Florida, his mother, Arline, was a school teacher, and his father, Matthew, was a cardiologist.
His love for journalism showed in his early age when he was an editor for his school newspaper (North Miami Senior High School) where he graduated in 1982. He furthered his education at the Northwestern University’s High School Institute Program for Journalism, where he became the president of the school newspaper, The Harvard Crimson. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American History from Harvard University in 1986.
He got married to Caryn Stephanie Nathanson in 1996 and has four children, they pair got separated in 2018.
He was diagnosed with colon cancer at ages 31 and 34, he had successful surgeries twice and chemotherapy treatment once.
He has a Net worth of over $42 million and an estimated salary of $6.3 million annually.