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Most likely to: Make multiple Emmy Awards, including Best Informational Series
Executive Producers: Alex Fernandez
Renowned journalist and producer Alex Fernandez will join the network as the newsroom’s new Vice President for News Programming. Reporting to Vice President for News Programming Dana Bash, Fernandez will report to CNN senior vice president and Washington bureau chief David Bohrman. He will be responsible for programming across CNN’s platforms, including CNN en Español, digital, the TheNew Day and CNN’s weekend news program Headline News.
Fernandez brings to CNN over 10 years of experience, having previously led show launches for HLN, the most successful launch in the network’s 24-year history. He also launched Inside Edition in 2006 and was the show’s lead anchor for its third season. Prior to Inside Edition, Fernandez was senior producer for The Insider and senior writer for Entertainment Tonight.
For his work as a reporter and as a part of television news networks’ newsrooms, Fernandez has received numerous journalism awards and media accolades. On the editorial side, he’s won multiple regional and national Emmy Awards for his reporting on the events surrounding the November 12, 2010 Boston Marathon Bombing and the Pennsylvania 26.2a Rail Derailment in April 2015.
CNN en Español
Filled with unique behind-the-scenes stories and intriguing gossip from celebrities, CNN en Español has quickly grown its audience over the last few years in the Spanish-speaking U.S. Hispanic market, currently drawing more than 1.4 million viewers in primetime. As CNN’s number one name in Spanish-language news in the U.S., CNN en Español is working to adapt its growing audience to the changing interests and needs of the Hispanic viewers in the U.S. What’s more, the network has just finished its 23rd year at the forefront of the television industry with a Best New Series win at the NAACP Image Awards for news documentary, “Exitos por el Tráfico de la Escuela.”