April 13, 2010

Jonathan Klein, President, CNN/U.S.

Jon Klein was named President, CNN/U.S., in November 2004 and is responsible for all programming, editorial tone and strategic direction of the network. Before joining CNN, Klein served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The FeedRoom, a broadband video company he founded in 1999.

Klein joined CBS news as a writer and news editor in 1982 and rose through the production ranks to Executive Vice President, overseeing prime-time programming, including 60 Minutes and 48 Hours. During his 16 years at CBS news, Klein earned a number of awards including an Emmy Award for live coverage of the 1986 Reagan/Gorbachev summit in Iceland, an Emmy Award for coverage of Hurricane Hugo and a Peabody Award for an hour he produced on the anti-abortion movement.

Klein graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 1980 with a degree in History.

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