Ken Jautz Biography
Ken Jautz is the current executive vice president, CNN-US, responsible for HLN, as well as group operations, business affairs and the Newsource affiliate service. He is based in New York. He is a longtime CNN and Turner Broadcasting executive, who has managed several networks, including HLN, CNNfn and n-tv, a German national news channel.
Ken Jautz Age
He has kept his life off the lime light hence his age and birth place are still under review but will be updated as soon as possible.
Ken Jautz Background
Jautz attended and graduated from Cornell University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Ken Jautz Wife
He is married to Kristin, a German national who he met while he was in Germany. Together they have two children. He is also fluent in German.
Ken Jautz Height
His height and other body measurements are not known.
Ken Jautz Net Worth
The executive vice president of CNN, responsible for the worldwide news organization’s U.S. network and operations, has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.
Ken Jautz Career
Before becoming CNN’s bureau chief in Germany, he was a local newspaper reporter and a foreign correspondent for The Associated Press. Some of the stories he covered for the network were the fall of the Berlin Wall and subsequent revolutions in East European countries; the 1991 Gulf War; the dissolution of the Soviet Union; and the break-up of Yugoslavia and resulting Balkan conflicts.
He worked for Turner Broadcasting Europe, as a London-based business development executive helping launch news channels and programs in several European countries, from 1995 to 2000. He then worked as the Berlin, Germany-based managing director of n-tv, which operated the first all-news television network in Germany
From 2001 to 2004, Jautz served as executive vice president of CNN’s business news unit during which time he managed the CNNfn network, helped launch the CNN Money website, and managed all business programming on CNN/U.S., including several award-winning weekday and weekend business programs.
In September 2010, he was named the president of CNN Worldwide, by Jim Walton, as president of CNN/U.S. programming replacing Jonathan Klein. Scot Safon was named as his replacement. He served until 2013.
During his term, the network commissioned its first non-fiction series from outside producers and received critical acclaim for its commitment to international reporting, including a Peabody award and Emmy award for coverage of the Arab Spring in 2011. From 2005 to 2010, he was responsible for HLN where he revamped and re-branded the network formerly known as CNN Headline News. He also created a host of new shows that cumulatively posted record ratings for the network, including Morning Express with Robin Meade, Nancy Grace, Showbiz Tonight and Joy Behar.