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Cable News Network (CNN) is a broadcast-based American television channel which was founded in 1980 by an American media holder Ted Turner and Reese Schonfeld as a 24-hour cable news channel and today it is headquartered in Hudson Yards, United States and its studios located in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles.It is known for its dramatic live coverage of breaking news and was the initial television channel to offer 24-hour news coverage upon its launch in 1980 and also the first-all news television channel in the United States. To differentiate the U.S.channel from its international sister network, CNN International,the company named itself as CNN/U.S. The channel has 90.1 million television households as subscribers in the United States as of September 2018 and also ranks 14th among all basic cable networks. It comes in third position in the viewership among cable news networks in 2019 behind its opponent Fox News and MSNBC averaging 972,000 viewers.

Subsidiary
$25M to $50M
Small
Multiple locations
Telecommunications Companies, Paper & Print Manufacturers, Newspaper Publishers, TV Broadcasting Companies, Paper & Paper Product Wholesalers
1980
Jeff Zucker
What departments CNN employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
Entertainment & Sports32.1%
Media & Communications30.6%
other occupation24.9%
Management7.1%
Computer / IT5.3%

Team

Professional experience

How many years of experience do CNN employees have before joining?
Years of experience at CNN: Newcomers: 30%, Experiencers: 20%, Experts: 20%, Veterans: 30%. CNN employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
Where did CNN employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before CNN: ABC News, CBS News, CNN International LLC. Typical CNN employees have worked at ABC News.
ABC News
CBS News
CNN International LLC
What industries did CNN employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of CNN: TV Broadcasting Companies, Radio Broadcasting Companies, Newspaper Publishers, Telecommunications Companies, Colleges / Universities. CNN employees most likely come from a TV Broadcasting Companies industry background.
Where did CNN employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at CNN: Small: 44%, Medium: 18%, Large: 38%. Most CNN employees have previously worked at small companies.

Educational background

What did employees at CNN study?
Where did employees at CNN study?
Columbia University - Graduate School of Journalism
Georgia State University

Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at CNN?
Time employed at CNN: <1: 11%, 1-3: 30%, 4-8: 30%, 9-13: 13%, 14-20: 10%, 20+: 6%. Most CNN employees stay with the company for 1-3 years which is less than the industry average.
How does CNN rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at CNN: 58.2% Male and 41.8% Female. Age ratio at CNN: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 39%, 31-40: 35%, 41-50: 17%, 51-60: 8%, 60+: 1%. CNN rates - 1.8% more female than the industry average. Most CNN employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.

Career advancement

How does CNN rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at CNN: high. CNN ranks high for career advancement which is above the industry average.
What companies do CNN employees go on to work at?
Future employers of CNN: ABC News, CBS News, FOX News, MSNBC, NBC News. People who work at CNN most typically go on to work for the ABC News.
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NBC News

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Atlanta, GA - March 24, 2021
Great company for long term employment
5.0
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5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
Strong work environment with great benefits and perks. Management is very easy to talk to. Very safe and secure facility with plenty of security.

Pros and Cons
401k and medical benefits are excellent. Fair amount of PTO
Traffic can be an issue during certain events due to location.

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When was CNN founded?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
1980.
What industry is CNN in?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Arts/Entertainment/Publishing.
gender breakdown at CNN?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
gender ratio is 41.8% female, 58.2% male.
Where’s CNN’s HQ located?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Atlanta, GA.
What’s CNN’s yearly revenue?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
$25m to $50m, i think
What’s the name of CNN’s CEO?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Jeff Zucker.
What’s the average length of tenure at CNN?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
around 1-3 year(s) in my experience
what kind of companies did CNN employees work for?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Small companies before CNN.
what are the chances of career advancement at CNN?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
high.
Top future employers of CNN employees?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
ABC News, CBS News, FOX News, Freelance, MSNBC, NBC News, Self Employed, Turner Broadcasting.
Where did employees work before joining CNN?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
ABC News, CBS News, CNN International LLC, FOX News, MSNBC, NBC News, NBCUniversal, Turner Broadcasting.
Does anyone know the average age of employees at CNN?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Here’s an estimate I found for CNN: 21-30, 31-40.
Where did most of CNN employees go to school?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Columbia University - Graduate School of Journalism, Georgia State University, New York University, The University of Georgia, University of Florida.
I feel big companies like this don't hire externally 🤨
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7 months ago
I just sent in an application
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7 months ago
before I got a job here as an editor, I saw the advert in a newspaper 😀
My cousin said they hire only Bachelor of Arts holders 😩
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7 months ago
lol your cousin is playing pranks on you😄
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7 months ago
got employment here with a bachelor of science though 😊
How's the insurance policy??
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7 months ago
I know of the healthcare benefits
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6 months ago
i personally can't work in a plc without insurance
It's a popular 24 hour news cable news channel 😌
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7 months ago
workers here must be so dilligent👍
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7 months ago
I follow them on Twitter for hot news
I heard they mk $25M to $50M in a year.
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7 months ago
Not any bad
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7 months ago
you heard right 😊
we've got various fields of employment here😊
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6 months ago
that means an intending employee have various options depending on skill
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6 months ago
once I leave college...I want to work with CNN media and communications...my long time dream😩
The employees here must be collecting cool cash as salary 😗
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7 months ago
it depends on level though
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7 months ago
anytime I hear someone say they work with CNN..I look at them really high
do one get to go on vacations? why do i feel it's all work🤔
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6 months ago
honestly I also think employees here will be working so hard
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6 months ago
we get vacations dear with bonuses 😁
Got to know they are international
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6 months ago
working here is my dream 😩
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6 months ago
I read that they were 3rd cable network with largest viewers in 2019
CNN is the first of all News channel in the U.S
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7 months ago
Yes, CNN has been operating since
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7 months ago
this telecommunication company is one of the largest worldwide 😌
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