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CNN.com is the number one digital destination for news. With 194 million video streams, 19 million unique viewers and 1.3 billion minutes of video consumed monthly, CNN leads the industry, out-performing Yahoo News, Buzzfeed and others.

Never miss a story thanks to CNN’s worldwide newsgathering and our 1,000+ local news partners. Fill your digital platforms with the top trending stories each day, curated by our expert team and delivered directly to your inbox. Digital videos are paired with text stories, images and graphics for a total publishing solution.

Our dedicated digital team solely focuses on helping you optimize digital services. We understand the drivers of your business such as site traffic and audience engagement, so we can provide you with content and a level of service you won't find elsewhere.

  1. • Integrated, turnkey digital publishing solution
  2. • Digital expertise, Newsroom support 24/7
  3. • Wide array of content
  4. • Simple, flexible publishing options
  5. • Syndicate content via our network to grow your audience


The CNN Newsource Video Affiliate Network (VAN) is the one-stop digital video syndication platform created with newsrooms and digital news publishers in mind. VAN video comes from CNN video, select content partners and our large footprint of news affiliates. We lead with what’s most important to you: compelling video content for your digital platforms, from trusted news publishers.

VAN focuses exclusively on quality breaking news and lifestyle video from CNN and trusted affiliates. Our network combines the scale of CNN, along with our unparalleled footprint of 1,000+ local news partners, to bring our affiliates premium video inventory for their digital platforms. Learn More.


CNN Newsource is the industry’s best source for news video from breaking news and the day's big headlines to entertainment, business, lifestyle and viral video. The VAN platform draws from CNN and 1,000+ news partners, with trending stories specially curated for easy publishing.


The VAN dashboard is intuitive and easy to use. Discover great content across multiple categories and quickly embed videos into existing articles or publish automated feeds on your section fronts.


Use the power of VAN to create additional video inventory for your local advertising sales. Simply provide your ad tags and we will place your ads into the VAN player. CNN Newsource can also backfill any unsold inventory with our national advertising if you choose.


VAN is exclusively available to CNN Newsource affiliates and select distribution partners. Content is always protected within a premium environment.


Our HTML5 player features responsive design, high-definition video, fast player load time, quick delivery of video content, and compatibility with various browser and advertising specs. MRSS video feeds are also available to enhance your workflow.


There are multiple ways to publish VAN videos on your digital platforms. In fact, VAN’s flexible video player and technology platform offer a variety of options for publishing, distribution and content management.

Single Video with Article

Single Video Stand Alone

Multi-Video Playlist with Article

Multi-Category Player

Category Feed on Section Front


At CNN Newsource, we understand what you need to build a differentiated news presence across ALL platforms, whether digital, broadcast or print. That's why CNN Wire provides you with critical stories, images, photos and graphics across a wide range of breaking and topical news.

With CNN Wire, you have access to the same newsgathering network that powers the #1 TV and mobile news site and the most followed news brand on social media. With 36 domestic and international bureaus, and a network of regional reciprocal newsgathering partners, CNN Wire delivers the coverage you need to stay ahead of the competition. Learn more.

Flexible content for ALL channels – digital, mobile, social, broadcast, print – including engaging photography and graphics.

Dedicated CNN Newsource Digital team solely focused on helping you boost traffic, providing a level of service you won’t find elsewhere.

Spanish-language content and topics of interest from CNNMexico.com and the newsgathering resources of CNN en Español.

Exclusive stories, breaking news and comprehensive coverage across business, money, tech, health, travel, entertainment and more.

Combined with digital videos available through the CNN VAN, CNN Wire becomes an end-to-end digital publishing solution.


CNN Newsource Portal Enhancements

At CNN Newsource, we strive to share compelling content through an easy-to-use platform. Aiming to make the affiliate experience as easy and efficient as possible, new portal enhancements launch this month. Check out the improved functionality!

Attracting the Next Generation of News Consumers

The first generation of truly digital natives is expanding, accounting for 40 percent of global consumers. News organizations are working to remain relevant amid the distractions of digital media. We examined Generation Z and how to appeal to this emerging audience.

How We Shifted to a Virtual Workforce

With hopes that it could benefit others, we thought it might be helpful to share experiences during this time of prevalent telework. Reflecting on the past months, CNN Newsource team members share insight into what did and didn’t work during the shift to remote newsrooms. View below or click here for the PDF version.