-This year, CNN en Español and CNN Latino will consolidate their multimedia presence-
-Expansion of CNN Latino broadcast programming block in key U.S. markets-
-More specials, new programming for CNN en Español’s US radio affiliates, and an expansion of the network’s digital and social media capabilities-
On Thursday, May 2, CNN en Español and CNN Latino unveiled its programming for the next year at the cocktail upfront reception held at the boutique hotel in Manhattan, Ink48.
Cynthia Hudson, senior vice president and general manager of CNN en Español and Hispanic Strategy for CNN/U.S. announced that CNN en Español, CNN’s independently produced 24-hour network in Spanish, will be taking several shows on the road this year. Conclusiones, the primetime show that airs on CNN en Español hosted by Fernando del Rincon that monitors the key happenings of the day, combining in-depth analysis of the most important news of the day, will be taped in Los Angeles in October. FULL POST
CNN LATINO CONTINUES TO EXPAND IN KEY MARKETS
New Affiliation Agreement in Salt Lake City Expands the Programming Block’s Reach
CNN Latino, the Spanish-language programming block custom-made for the U.S. Hispanic market, is expanding to Salt Lake City, it was announced today by Cynthia Hudson, senior vice president and general manager of CNN en Español and Hispanic Strategy for CNN/U.S. With the addition of this new market to its existing presence in Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Tampa and Phoenix, CNN Latino programming will now be available in markets that represent about 30% of U.S. Hispanic Households.
CNN Latino's broad spectrum of programming covering news, lifestyle, documentary, talk and debate represents an alternative to traditional Hispanic networks, and it will now be available on KPDR-LD Channel 19 in Salt Lake City. As part of its expansion plan, CNN Latino will work with KPDR Partners, to develop its alliance with this new affiliate. KPDR-LD will be broadcasting CNN Latino’s programming block from 4-12 PM (MT). They anticipate providing local Hispanic programming content in the future.
On Saturday, April 27, CNN will provide coverage of the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET. The dinner brings together President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, top lawmakers and Hollywood’s A-list.
The network’s coverage will be hosted by Don Lemon, with White House correspondent Brianna Keilar and entertainment correspondent Nischelle Turner. The first hour of coverage will feature the best moments from White House Correspondents’ dinners past and the 10 p.m. hour will provide viewers live coverage of Pres. Obama's remarks and entertainment by comedian Conan O’Brien.
In addition, CNN Newsroom will provide live updates of the red carpet arrivals during the 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. ET hours.
Hour-long film reveals boy’s recovery from a brutal attack when he refused to be coerced into begging – and how he was helped from a world away
A seven year old Bangladeshi boy was viciously attacked, castrated and left for dead, allegedly by a criminal gang in Dhaka after he refused to be forced into begging. The latest CNN Freedom Projectdocumentary, Operation Hope chronicles his remarkable journey to recovery against all the odds. In 2011 CNN senior international correspondent Sara Sidner first reported about the brutal attack on the little boy. FULL POST
Time Warner Inc. today announced the launch of the CNN-TIME Convention Floor Pass app, the ultimate mobile tool for the 2012 political conventions. The app will feature 24/7 breaking news updates and alerts, daily analysis and commentary, exclusive early access to CNN-TIME polls, photos and video from CNN and TIME journalists on the ground at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. CNN-TIME Convention Floor Pass will be a must download for convention attendees in Charlotte and Tampa and will provide non-attendees a virtual ticket to the convention hall floors.
Starting Thursday, June 21st through Saturday, June 23rd, CNN en Español will broadcast special coverage of the National Association of Latino Elected Leaders (NALEO) Annual Conference session. This exclusive coverage will be broadcast from Orlando, Florida, the place where the conference will take place and hosted by CNN en Español’s news team, Juan Carlos Lopez, Alejandra Oraa and all-platform reporter Gustavo Valdés.
This special coverage will include reports that will cover all of the events, as well as transmit live coverage of the speeches of President Barack Obama, former Governor Jeb Bush of Florida and Senator Marco Rubio, among others. At the same time, CNN en Español’s team of journalists will also interview some of the nation’s top executive and legislative leaders.
Starting Monday, May 28th through Wednesday, May 30th, CNN en Español will broadcast special coverage of the Texas primary, hosted by anchors Juan Carlos Lopez, Lucia Navarro, and Gustavo Valdes. At the same time, they will be collaborating with CNN throughout the coverage. The coverage will be carried out in three different cities, which include Houston, San Antonio, and Del Rio, bringing a comprehensive understanding of the Latino vote and the importance of that growing community in the United States.
This special presidential primary coverage will cover topics that include the diversity of the Latino vote, immigration and economic issues, and the power of the Latino vote, which are important to the Hispanic community in the United States.
Starting this Sunday, May 27th, at 9pm (ET), CNN en Español will broadcast an exclusive interview with singer Juanes on the show, Oppenheimer Presenta, hosted by journalist Andrés Oppenheimer. The Colombian singer and composer will talk about early education in Latin America, his most recent alliance with The World Bank, and his much-discussed conversation with President Barack Obama.
Moreover, Juanes will talk about his philanthropic message, his dream to organize the ‘Peace Without Borders’ (Paz sin fronteras) concert in Juarez, Mexico, and will reveal details about his new unplugged album “Juanes MTV Unplugged” which will be released next Tuesday, May 29th.
CNN en Español will broadcast an exclusive interview with Colombian singer and composer, Juanes on the show, Oppenheimer Presenta, Sunday, May 27th at 9pm (ET) on CNN en Español.
**New show launches Thursday 13 October at 1945 BST featuring interviews with:
Angel GurriaCNN International announced today the launch of CNN Marketplace Europe, a new weekly business programme focusing on the increasingly complex world of business inEurope, on air from Thursday, 13 October.
The show, anchored by CNN’s award winning business correspondent Richard Quest, with reporting from CNN business correspondent Juliet Mann, will fix the spotlight on one of the world’s most influential and interconnected continents, at a time of unprecedented upheaval for the European Union and its immediate neighbours.
A special section of the programme, Facetime, will see CEOs and key players fromEurope’s most innovative and successful companies offering their views on the opportunities and issues for European business, answering the big questions of the day.
The very first Facetime on Thursday 13 October will see Richard Quest sitting down with the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, who outlines his vision for the European Union of the future.
Meanwhile, Juliet Mann quizzes the Secretary-General of the OECD, Angel Gurria, asking him what governments can do to ensure that Europe survives the current challenging economic climate.
Quest commented: “Europeremains at the heart of global business, and is rightly admired for its diversity and ingenuity; but it is facing some enormous challenges. We want to get under the skin of these and find out what they mean forEurope’s businesses – from blue chip companies to SMEs. What makes business tick across the continent, and what does the future hold for this vital piece in the global economic jigsaw?”
The show will feature on-the-ground reporting from CNN business correspondent Juliet Mann. Mann, who joins CNN to work exclusively on CNN Marketplace Europe, will travel across the continent to report on the business stories emerging around the region. CNN’s roster of business correspondents will also join the team to offer their expertise.
Deborah Rayner, CNN International Vice President and Managing Editor for Europe, Middle East and Africa said: “At a time when Europe’s most senior business decision makers are looking for intelligent reporting and insight of crucial European issues, they are turning to CNN in large numbers.* CNN Marketplace Europe meets their needs with a dedicated weekly show to help them stay ahead of the business news that matters most to them. The show joins our successful Marketplace franchise: CNN Marketplace Middle East and CNN Marketplace Africa”
CNN Marketplace Europe will pay particular attention to the role ofGermany. As Europe’s largest economy, and the fourth largest in the world, how do the country’s top businesses and CEOs see the issues and challenges facingGermany and her trading partners in today’s persistently recessionary times? How can it help maintain growth and stability across the region?
Upcoming guests include: Herbert Hainer – CEO Adidas; Dr Ansgar Brockmeyer, CEO High Speed and Commuter Rail at Siemens; Dr Jurgen Kluge – CEO FranzHaniel
A dedicated microsite, www.cnn.com/marketplaceeurope supports the programme online.
Notes to Editors
*CNN is the international news channel of choice forEurope’s most senior business decision makers, according to the latest data from the Ipsos Business Elite (BE) Europe Survey, September 2011.
About Richard Quest
Richard Quest is CNN's foremost international business correspondent and presenter of Quest Means Business; the definitive word on how we earn and spend our money, which airs weeknights at 1900 GMT. Quest’s dynamic and distinctive style has made him a unique figure in the field of business broadcasting. He has regularly reported from G20 meetings and attends the World Economic Forum inDavos,Switzerlandeach year. Quest has covered every major stock market and financial crisis since Black Monday in 1987 and has reported from the key financial centres globally includingWall Street,London, Sao Paolo,TokyoandHong Kong.
About Juliet Mann
A business consultant, as well as a highly experienced reporter, Juliet Mann (formally Juliet Errington) has worked in newsrooms throughout the world, interviewing politicians, business people, royalty and sporting heroes. Her high profile subjects have included Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Richard Branson and David Beckham. In addition to quizzing CEOs, central bank governors and Eurozone finance ministers, she has also reported from both theFrankfurtand New York Stock Exchanges.
About CNN Marketplace franchise
CNN Marketplace Europe joins the stable of CNN Marketplace programming, alongside Marketplace Africa and Marketplace Middle East, which have both been at the forefront of CNN’s commitment to cover cutting-edge business news across continents.
Air Times:Thursdays at 1945 BST Fridays at 0345 BST Saturdays at 1600 BST Sundays at 0100 and 0715 BST
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