About 

  • Channon Hodge is a producer for CNN, serving as a videographer, editor and licensed drone pilot, creating video content for CNN and premium brands like CNN Travel and HLN.

    Hodge was a live social correspondent in Chicago for CNN's award-winning 2016 election night social media coverage, and covered the Women's March in the highly acclaimed short documentary Women Who March. She oversaw production on the travel series, Away, and co-produced and edited the series and broadcast show, Agility in Action, which highlighted businesses overcoming industry challenges. She also managed the web and social presence for several of HLN's new original crime television series.

    Prior to joining CNN, Hodge spent four years at The New York Times working on the first live-to-web video series, produced in-depth investigative stories on affordable housing and women in community college and piloted a series on race and comedy.

    She also worked for the NPR affiliate, WNYC, and spent 8 years in audience development and promotions planning for Oxygen Media, BET and Lifetime Television.

    Hodge graduated from Boston University and CUNY's Graduate School for Journalism. She holds dual French citizenship and is originally from Dartmouth, Massachusetts.