Victor Hernandez

News Futurist, CNN Worldwide Victor

Hernandez is a news futurist with CNN Worldwide, charged with shaping critical vision and strategies around emerging technologies against CNN’s journalistic endeavors.

Prior to this role, Hernandez served as CNN’s director of national coverage where he oversaw the network’s domestic newsgathering operations including the handling of strategic response to breaking news and in-depth coverage.

His work with new media, emerging technologies and convergence is amongst the most innovative and cutting edge at CNN. Hernandez is viewed as an organization leader in the areas of new media, social networking and multimedia journalism. His leadership with the CNN All Platform Journalism initiative ensures the global news organization remains at the forefront of exciting, evolving storytelling opportunities. He has won Peabody awards for the coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill.


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