Senior Vice President, Premium Digital Verticals
Ed O'Keefe is a senior vice president, overseeing CNN Digital's premium verticals including CNNMoney, CNN Politics, CNN Tech, CNN Style and more.
Ed O'Keefe is a senior vice president, overseeing CNN Digital's premium verticals including CNNMoney, CNN Politics, CNN Tech, and CNN Style. As part of CNN's full acquisition of CNNMoney in June 2014, Ed was hired to enhance the company's political and business news coverage through a focus on mobile, social and video. In under a year, CNN Politics rose to be the number one online news destination for politics content, and CNNMoney increased by triple-digit percentages to be a top five online financial news destination.
Before joining CNN, O'Keefe served as the editor-in-chief of NowThis News. Prior to NowThis, O'Keefe spent twelve years at ABC News where he worked his way from a desk assistant in Washington to executive producer of ABC News Digital. While there, he held various positions including Senate producer and senior political editor. He is credited with forming the critical editorial alliance between ABCNews.com and Yahoo!.
O'Keefe received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, with concentrations in government, psychology and English.