Jim Walton

Title: President, CNN News Group
Age: 50
Education: BA, U of MD

Why Him? Of course, in a non-election year, CNN wasn’t going to beat its incredible Fox-beating ratings. But CNN has something the other major news networks covet — a multi-media brand that people rely on for multiplatform news.

Ready for Prime-time? While lagging behind MSNBC and Fox in primetime news hours, the company has still shown double-digit growth for the past few years and looks to continue. It has continued expanding its personnel base, and is expected to open a production facility in Abu Dhabi.

Year Ahead:

Lou Dobbs’ dramatic exit…a viewing loss or fresh new start?

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Chris Berman is sticking around. The sports commentator, who has been with ESPN since one month after its 1979 launch, signed a multi-year deal with the network. The contract was announced Monday, which marked

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