Johnita Due

Due, previously CNN’s assistant general counsel, was named to her current post in June. She’s wasted no time leading diversity efforts for the news and sports divisions. A passion for justice and inclusion is in her blood; her parents are prominent civil rights activists John Due and the late Patricia Stephens Due. Due is a fan of CW’s “Jane the Virgin,” penning an op-ed on the show for in September to mark the series finale. “The show has touched me as no other, not only for taking me on a familiar journey through my childhood and adulthood, but for showing Hollywood and this country that we can celebrate Latino culture as a part of who we are,” she wrote.

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