Cable News Network (CNN)

Washington, DC 
Atlanta, GA
1992 to 2001

Producer, Political Unit
1998 to 2001

Served on core team producing CNN's flagship political talk shows, Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer and Evans, Novak, Hunt & Shields.  Conducted topic and guest research, wrote interview questions and anchor copy and laid out editorial calendar. Liaison to offices on Capitol Hill.  Supervised team of editors, associate producers and production assistants. 

  • Elevated Late Edition to top rated news program covering key stories including the Monica Lewinsky scandal and impeachment of President Bill Clinton; the historic 2000 presidential election and five-week Supreme Court battle; the bombing of the USS Cole; and the Elián González immigration struggle
  • Member of on-site production team for 2000 Democratic National Convention

Associate Producer, Financial News
1995 to 1998

Produced CNN’s top rated business shows, World Business Today and Moneyline with international staff.  Pitched stories and wrote anchor copy.  Supervised production assistants to coordinate all live shots, video and graphics.  Directed live control room operations for World Business Today and oversaw post-production of World Business This Week.

  • Team was key part of launching CNN’s emerging business news division, CNNfn, leading coverage during longest uninterrupted run of economic growth in U.S. History.

Producer/Associate Producer/Production Assistant
1992 to 1998

Coordinated daily news broadcasts, special events and breaking news with team of producers and writers.  Directed Atlanta control room operations during live broadcasts.  Supervised team of editors, associate producers and production assistants.



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