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CNN’s Jeff Zucker to keynote Realscreen Summit 2014

The 2014 Realscreen Summit is to kick off in January with a keynote conversation featuring CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker (pictured).
November 20, 2013

The 2014 Realscreen Summit is to kick off in January with a keynote conversation featuring CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker (pictured).

Zucker, who took charge of the international news organization in January this year, will mark a year in the new job by sharing his vision for informing, inspiring and enlightening audiences through compelling storytelling.

His talk takes place on January 27 at 9.45 a.m EST at Washington Hilton in DC.

As president of CNN Worldwide, he 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 two billion people in some 200 countries.

Prior to joining CNN, Zucker spent 25 years with NBC Universal, serving as president of NBC Entertainment and then CEO of the NBC Universal Television Group, before rising to become CEO of the entire company in 2007.

The 16th annual Realscreen Summit takes place from January 26-29, 2014 in Washington DC. The 2012 and 2013 editions of the event previously sold out ahead of time. For more information and to register, visit summit.realscreen.com.

 

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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