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CNN Newsource offers unparalleled live, breaking and topical content.

With an unmatched newsgathering footprint and unrivaled client service,

we provide local news organizations with products and services

needed to outperform competition – across all platforms.


With 36 domestic and international editorial operations and more than 1,000 local news partners in our network, CNN Newsource is the industry’s most powerful newsgathering resource and North America’s most widely-distributed syndicated news service.

CNN Newsource provides you with 24-hour digital distribution and eleven live digital satellite channels to create a compelling local newscast. Your CNN Newsource regional newsgathering partners work in the trenches with you -- to support you as news develops, collaborate on key stories and gather news that matters to your audiences.

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Partner with the leader in breaking news. With two dozen branded networks and as the #1 online news destination across platforms, CNN consistently delivers the richest blend of live breaking and topical news.

Access the largest newsgathering footprint in the market. CNN has 1,000+ news partners across broadcast, radio, newspaper and digital. Our regional newsgathering team brings in more regional news than any other network, often by 3 or 4 times.

We understand your market. Our dedicated regional desk is the industry’s most comprehensive newsgathering service.

More live news. Our affiliates get 24/7 live, breaking news coverage via eleven live channels along with expanded Video-Over-IP (VoIP) options, including TVU and LiveU. Daily generic and custom live shots are also available.

Real-time alerts. We keep you posted with real-time and head's up advisories. Learn more or update your alert subscription.


Get broadcast-ready video including live and breaking news, multiple daily packages driven by the news cycle, and regular sponsor-ready franchise pieces.

Fill your digital platforms with top trending stories each day, curated by our expert team and delivered to your inbox. Digital videos are paired with text stories and images for a total publishing solution.


Maximize your time. The Newsource website brings all available content into one place, including server-based ingest, RSS feeds and easy, one-click video publishing across platforms.

Increase your purchasing power. Access CNN’s discounted rates on live and transmissions services. Our scale and expertise can help you run your business more efficiently.

Have you optimized your digital content strategy? Get expertly-curated, easy to use, compelling content for all platforms.

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 sources such as CNN, 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 Stand Alone

Single Video With Article

Multi Video With Article

Multi Category Player

Category Feed (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.


Opinion: Presidents have tried to cool passions before, and it hasn’t always worked

(CNN) — On Sunday evening, President Joe Biden spoke from the Oval Office, calling on Americans to temper their passions. In the aftermath of the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump, Biden reiterated his message that there is no room for violence in our politics and that everyone needs to take a




CNN Newsource offers custom services to help you deliver a powerful local news program. Whether you need custom live shots, original content about hot consumer topics, or production services – we are here for you.


During election season, partner with CNN Newsource RunningMate to secure your front row seat to key moments with market-exclusive coverage. Contact your CNN Newsource representative or call 404-827-4642 for more info.

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Help your viewers make better financial decisions, whether it comes to budgeting, investing or saving for college or retirement. With Money Matters, you’ll get daily, custom live shots from a dedicated correspondent, direct from the NASDAQ.

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Create a sense of presence and urgency in your newscasts with live shots. From multiple live signals, to generic and custom live shots, to onsite assistance for your crew, count on CNN Newsource Live to take you right to the heart of the action – without the cost and logistical challenges of sending your own crew. Spanish live shots are available. Call 404.827.2915 to book. Learn more.


CNN buys tons of transmission and, as a Newsource affiliate, you get access to our low rates. If you need satellite or fiber time, just call us or book directly online. Learn more.


Extend your reach with on-site coverage of the nation’s hottest political topics. When you need to produce a talkback with a Congress member, cover D.C. news or facilitate a dynamic live shot location for your reporter, we offer connections, prime locations and customized coverage without logistical challenges and high cost of doing it yourself. Learn more.


CNN has the industry’s largest video archive with more than 3 million assets and 700,000+ hours of footage. Standard delivery is under 2 hours. Let us help distinguish your on-air and digital programming and tell a powerful story. Learn more.


Newsource offers custom affiliate support services to make producing a competitive newscast easier and more cost-effective.