As president of CNN Worldwide, Zucker has executive oversight of a portfolio of 23 branded news and information businesses that includes CNN/U.S., CNN International, CNN.com and HLN and reaches more than 2 billion people in some 200 countries around the world.
Prior to joining CNN earlier this year, Zucker spent 25 years with NBC Universal. He began there as a researcher for NBC Sports’ coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympic Games and rose to President and Chief Executive Officer of global media company. He was named executive producer of NBC News’ Today in January 1992; under his eight-year leadership, the program was the most-watched morning news show and the most profitable program on television. Zucker went on to executive-produce NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw and the network’s coverage of the Persian Gulf War, the 1993 and 1997 presidential inaugurations and the 2000 elections. He was promoted to president of NBC Entertainment, president of the NBC Entertainment, News & Cable group, and then CEO of the NBC Universal Television Group before being named CEO of the entire company in 2007.
In this opening keynote conversation, Zucker will discuss his passion for journalism and share his vision for informing, inspiring and enlightening audiences through compelling storytelling.
Don’t miss Zucker in conversation, kicking off the Realscreen Summit, on Monday, January 27 at 9:45 a.m.