CNN Communications Press Contacts


Allison Gollust, EVP, WarnerMedia News and Sports, CMO and Chief Communications Officer


Barbara Levin, Vice President of CNN U.S. Communications

Matt Dornic, Head of Strategic Communications, CNN Worldwide

Jonathan Hawkins, Vice President of CNN International Communications

Alison Rudnick, Vice President of HLN Communications and CNN Diversity & Inclusion


Press Representatives (alphabetical order):

Lauren Bobek, Publicist

CNN Digital Editorial (, Breaking News, Digital Politics)
CNN Digital Productions (Streaming shows: AC Full Circle, Go There)
CNNgo (OTT, VOD, Live Streaming)

Heather Brown, Director 

CNN Original Series
W. Kamau Bell, United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell
Lisa Ling, This is Life with Lisa Ling
Stanley Tucci, Searching for Italy with Stanley Tucci
Van Jones, CNN Political Commentator

Blair Cofield, Senior Publicist 

CNN Newsroom with Fredricka Whitfield
New Day Weekend with Christi Paul and Victor Blackwell
CNN Newsroom Weekend with Ana Cabrera
CNN Atlanta, Miami and Dallas Bureaus and correspondents
Breaking News

Lauren Cone, Director 

CNN International programming and anchors
CNN international correspondents
Richard Quest
Clarissa Ward

Garrett Cowan, Senior Publicist

CNN Digital Product & Technology
CNN Business
CNN Audio (Podcasts)
CNN Visuals (Digital Interactives, Animations, Photo Desk)
CNN Commerce (Underscored & Coupons)

Jennifer Dargan, Director 

CNN Films and CNN Films Presents
Fareed Zakaria GPS

Jacqueline Hernandez, Junior Publicist

CNN Original Series
HLN Original Series

Anna Beth Jager, Senior Publicist 

The Lead with Jake Tapper
Inside Politics with John King
CNN DC correspondents

Christal Jones, Senior Manager 

CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN New York Bureau and correspondents

Neel Khairzada, Director 

New Day with Alisyn Camerota and John Berman
Early Start with Christine Romans and Laura Jarrett
CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto
Christiane Amanpour
Dr. Sanjay Gupta
CNN Medical Unit

Emily Kuhn, Senior Director 

CNN Digital Worldwide
Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter
CNN Digital Editorial Content
CNN Digital Premium Content: CNN Politics, CNN Business, CNN Travel, CNN Style, CNN Media
CNN Digital Products (CNN Apps, OTT, Off-platform programming, live streaming video)

Bridget Leininger, Senior Director 

Breaking News domestic and international
CNN en Español
CNN Sports

Natalie Pahz, Manager

Cuomo Prime Time with Chris Cuomo
S.E. Cupp Unfiltered
CNN correspondent, Elle Reeve

Liza Pluto, Manager 

Erin Burnett Outfront
CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin
At This Hour with Kate Bolduan
CNN special correspondents Bill Weir and Jamie Gangel

Lauren Pratapas, Senior Director 

CNN DC Bureau
The Lead with Jake Tapper
State of the Union with Jake Tapper
CNN Politics, Debates, Town Halls
CNN DC correspondents, contributors, commentators

Karen Reynolds, Director 

HLN programming
Morning Express with Robin Meade, HLN
Weekend Express, HLN
On The Story, HLN
HLN Investigations
HLN Original Series, including Death Row Stories, Hell in the Heartland, How It Really Happened with Hill Harper, Something’s Killing Me, Unmasking a Killer
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown

Shimrit Sheetrit, Director 

Anderson Cooper 360
CNN Los Angeles, Denver and Chicago Bureaus and correspondents
HLN Original Series
HLN True Crime Live

Tara Vales, Senior Manager 

CNN Right Now with Brianna Keilar
The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
Politics, Debates, Town Halls
CNN DC correspondents, contributors, commentators 


Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Jonathan Hawkins, Vice President 
CNN International Editorial

Dan Faulks, Vice President 
CNN International Commercial

Chantal Ward, Senior Press Officer 
CNN International Commercial

Hugo Bebbington, Press Officer 
Europe, Middle East and Africa Public Relations

Julien Tan, Communications Executive 
French-speaking Europe Public Relations

Emma Thelander, PR Manager 
Nordics and Baltics Public Relations


Asia Pacific

Penny Heath, Director 
Asia Pacific Public Relations

Bipasha Bhattacharya, Director 
Asia Pacific Public Relations


Latin America & CNN en Español

Caroline Rittenberry, Vice President
Communications & Marketing, Latin America

Mariana Pinango, Director
Latin America Public Relations


Follow CNN Communications on Twitter

United States: @CNNPR

CNN International: @CNNprUK


French-speaking territories: @CNNFrancePR

Germany, Austria & Switzerland: @CNNGermanyPR

Asia Pacific: @cnnasiapr