CNN International today announced the expansion of its Asia Pacific editorial team with CNNMoney to have a presence in New Delhi plus additional staff in its Hong Kong bureau.
The New Delhi post will be held by associate editor Charles Riley who will be responsible for reporting on key economic stories and developing new editorial content from India and expanding the network’s business coverage from the region.
Riley was most recently based in Hong Kong where worked on CNNMoney across Asia. His Hong Kong role will be filled by CNN Digital producer Jethro Mullen pictured) who will join the CNNMoney team in January.
CNN International has also appointed an additional three new members to the Hong Kong editorial team, with more to come in 2016.
Juliet Perry joins as a digital producer and Natalie Leung takes on the role of associate designer – both charged with enhancing desktop, mobile and social platform capabilities. On the news desk, Zahra Ullah joins as an assignment editor bolstering the already strong line-up of senior producers.
“Nothing gives me greater pleasure than finishing the year with expanding our editorial presence in India and Hong Kong,” said
Ellana Lee, senior vice president and managing editor of CNN International, said the news group was increasing its resources and commitment to Asia Pacific.
The Hong Kong bureau will continue to grow in 2016 with further staff appointments expected to be made in the first quarter of next year.