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Jeff Zucker named head of CNN

Jeff Zucker named head of CNN

CNN announced Thursday morning that Jeff Zucker is its new president worldwide.

Here's the release on the former NBC executive:

 For release: Nov. 29, 2012

Jeff Zucker Named President of CNN Worldwide

Jeff Zucker will join CNN Worldwide as president of the multi-platform global news enterprise, it was announced today by Phil Kent, chairman and CEO of CNN parent company Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.  In January 2013, Zucker will assume executive oversight of a portfolio of 23 branded news and information businesses that includes CNN/U.S., CNN International, and HLN and...