Executive Producer, CNN Newsroom and CNN Right Now
Eric Hall is the Executive Producer of CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin (2-4pm ET) and CNN Right Now with Brianna Keilar (1-2pm ET).
Eric Hall is the Executive Producer of CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin (2-4pm ET) and CNN Right Now with Brianna Keilar (1-2pm ET). Named to the position in December 2012, Hall oversees and manages the editorial direction, production and execution of the daily shows, while leading teams based in the Atlanta, New York and Washington bureaus. He's led coverage during some of the decade's most pivotal news stories, including the Sandy Hook School Shooting and the Boston Marathon Bombings. He's also produced countless live events, including the Russia investigation hearings and the Impeachment Trial of President Donald Trump.
In addition, Hall serves as Executive Producer for several breaking news specials and special events for the network throughout the year, including "CNN New Year's Eve Live" and the White House Correspondents' Dinner. The New Year's Eve Special with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen, featuring six hours of celebrity interviews and on-location events, is cable news' top-rated special every first of the year.
Prior to CNN, Hall wrote, booked and produced both television and digital content for Shepard Smith's two news programs at Fox News Channel from 2007-2010. He spent 2008 on the road with Smith, covering the election of Barack Obama and Hurricane Gustav in New Orleans. Previously, he worked in CNN's Program Development department on the creation of pilots, news specials and major interviews for CNN networks.
Hall began his career with ABC's The View and The Barbara Walters Specials, part of the small team that produced her annual Oscar and "The Most Fascinating People" specials. Some of the profiles and interviews featured in the primetime programs included Eddie Murphy, Mariah Carey, George Clooney, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Cruise, Ellen DeGeneres and Jay-Z.
Hall graduated from Elon University with a degree in Corporate Communications and Business Administration. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and two daughters.