Shawn Giangeruso is Vice President, Talent Recruitment & Development with a focus on on-air talent. Shawn is responsible for talent scouting & recruitment as well internal development of CNN anchors, correspondents & reporters across all CNN platforms including CNN, CNN International, CNN Newsource & CNN Digital.
He coordinates the vast talent coaching practice which includes journalism, on-air performance training and custom coaching. He also helps oversee overall contributor strategy including scouting, developing and coaching talent in that area as well. Shawn has been an integral part in building CNN's successful talent strategy. He helped build the recruiting pipeline, developed our talent database and helped create CNN "deep dive" journalism workshops which have become the industry standard for driving Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
Shawn began his CNN career in 2010, producing internal pilots and new programming on the Program Development team. A cable news veteran, Shawn spent more than a decade in the control room producing and supervising live news programming. A legacy Turner employee, Shawn was an Executive Producer at Court TV, launching and producing crime, justice and talk programming in both daytime and primetime.
In addition, he's also been a Senior Broadcast Producer, Line Producer, and Talent Producer. As part of the original launch team, Shawn spent three years producing for FOX News Channel's primetime and breaking news programming. He joined FOX News from CNBC.