CNN’s Director of Business Programming

CNN’s Director of Business Programming

Penny Manis is CNN’s Director of Business Programming based in New York, promoted from the position of Executive Producer in September 2014.
It all started with an internship which eventually led Penelope Manis to the position of Senior Producer for AC360, a primetime CNN program which broadcasts to both a domestic and global audiences hosted Anderson Cooper.

She recently led a team that won two Emmy awards for reporting of the Haiti earthquake. She has also been honoured with the George Foster Peabody Award for coverage of Hurricane Katrina and also for the 2008 Presidential Campaign coverage.

Manis joined CNN as an associate producer for CNN’s Washington bureau where she covered stories relating to Latin America. She then transferred to CNN’s Atlanta headquarters.

Manis has worked overseas in CNN’s London offices, selecting and producing stories for CNN’s European and Middle Eastern audiences.