Southeast Region Newsgathering Director
Erica Henry is the southeast region newsgathering director for CNN/U.S.
Erica Henry is the southeast region newsgathering director for CNN/U.S. In this role, she oversees the day-to-day operations for CNN's Atlanta and Miami bureaus, and she coordinates CNN's correspondents, reporters and producers to break news and find distinctive, compelling stories. She has contributed to the network's coverage on stories ranging from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, to the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.
Henry has an extensive background in newsgathering and programming. She previously served as an assignment editor, assignment manager and managing editor for CNN across the Atlanta and Los Angeles bureaus. Before joining CNN, she worked at NBC and MSNBC, having started at the network as an NBC Page.
Henry currently serves as part of the executive committee for Black Professionals at Turner and is a member of the United Way of Greater Atlanta African-American Partnership Cabinet.
Henry earned her Bachelor of Arts in History from Duke University.