NPR's Kernis Joins CNN
January 25, 2008 at 10:57 AM (PT)
JAY KERNIS' destination is now known; the departing SVP/Programming for NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO will be the new Managing Editor at CNN. KERNIS will be based in NEW YORK and report to SVP/Editorial NANCY LANE.
"This is a spectacular opportunity," said KERNIS in a press release. "CNN has extraordinary reach, nationally and around the world. I’m excited because I know that CNN is a place that’s open to experimenting and taking chances. I have had the pleasure of meeting many of the smart, interesting and focused journalists. I’m delighted to be joining their team and to help further CNN’s deep and rich coverage of the news."