About 

  • Earl Nurse is an award-winning senior producer for CNN. Based at CNN's global headquarters in Atlanta, he produces the weekly feature show African Voices Changemakers, which highlights the continent's most dazzling trendsetters across travel, fashion, art, music, technology, and architecture.

    Nurse previously served as producer of Marketplace Africa, CNN International's weekly business show hosted by Zain Asher, covering the continent's key industries, corporations, and macro trends.

    He has produced CNN interviews with many heads of state including Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Ghana's John Mahama and Macky Sall of Senegal, as well as celebrities like Akon and author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

    Passionate about telling stories from Africa, Nurse often travels to the continent for work, visiting 10 different countries so far, including Ghana, South Africa, and the Ivory Coast, for a number of stories and interviews.

    Nurse joined CNN in 2000 as a video editor, working on a number of CNN and HLN shows before being named as a producer in CNN International's feature show production unit in 2012.

    Nurse graduated from Clark Atlanta University in 2000 with a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication/Media Studies.