• Jeff Green is Director of Global Programming, overseeing the distribution of content on CNN Digital's homepages and leading a 24/7 team with members across multiple states and continents.

      Green has been part of CNN's coverage for nearly every major news event since the 2003 Iraq War. He has also served as a writer and a copy editor. The focus of his job now is to help make CNN interesting to you -- when those big stories are breaking and otherwise.

      Before joining CNN, Green was a Senior Producer for Sports Illustrated's website. He began his career as a journalist in New York City before working in communications for the Miami Fusion, a Major League Soccer team.

      Green holds a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia (football national champions in 1980 and again sometime very soon). He's a native of the Atlanta area and nevertheless doesn't care if you use the term Hotlanta. He enjoys spending time with his family and hates closeup shots during soccer broadcasts. Really.