Jeff Zucker is the president of CNN Worldwide, a position he has held since January, 2013.
He oversees the company’s 23 branded news and information businesses, including CNN’s U.S. television network, CNN International, HLN, CNN Digital and Great Big Story (GBS).
Zucker is the former president and CEO of NBC Universal. He spent more than two decades at the global media and entertainment content company, which includes the NBC broadcast network, its news division and all of its cable entities (including MSNBC, CNBC, USA, Bravo, Oxygen and Syfy), Universal Pictures and Universal Theme Parks. Zucker joined NBC in 1986 as a researcher for NBC Sports’ coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea.
He went on to be named the youngest-ever executive producer of the Today show, which became the number-one rated morning news program in America during his tenure. He served as president of NBC Entertainment and the NBC Universal Television Group prior to being named CEO. A five-time Emmy Award winner, Zucker lives in New York City.