Andrew Demaria, the Executive Producer of CNN Digital Asia, has been promoted to Vice President and Managing Editor of CNN Digital International; he will be responsible for leading all editorial efforts and new initiatives across CNNI’s digital platforms and CNN Arabic.
In addition to being a senior leader for CNN Digital, CNN International and beyond, Demaria will work tightly with Deborah Rayner, Senior Vice President of International Newsgathering TV & Digital, and her newsgathering editors and managers around the world to lead us to more distinctive digital work on the biggest stories of the day. He'll collaborate with the sales teams to generate dazzling features and specials that appeal to both audiences and advertisers. He'll also help identify new audiences and opportunities in new markets, working with teams across CNN Worldwide to seize what we all believe is a huge global digital potential for CNN across mobile, social and desktop.
Demaria was most recently the Executive Producer for CNN Digital Asia. Before that, he was the Editor in Chief for CNN Travel where he launched and led a vertical that showcased creative work produced in 5 languages resulting in gangbuster growth. He’s spent time as a producer on the TV side, was part of the launch teams for CNN.com Asia and later CNN.com International and has had stints at the BBC and ABC (in Australia).
Demaria will be based in Hong Kong for the next several months as he prepares to relocate to London.
He officially starts at the beginning of April.