In May 2022, Chris Licht will be the new chairman and CEO of CNN succeeding Jeff Zucker.
Christopher Andrew Licht, known as Chris Licht in the media space is a television newsman and producer. He is American born to Susan and Dr. Peter Licht.
Chris Licht was born in October 1971 at Newtown, Connecticut. He has worked with so many famous media houses including MSNBC, CBS News and CNN.
Chris Licht is best known for producing The Late show with Stephen Colbert, Our cartoon president, CBS This Morning and Morning Joe.
At MSNBC in 2005, he was the executive producer for Scarborough country while in 2011, he was the vice president for programming at CBS News.
Chris Licht has gained three Emmy awards for himself. Her has however been nominated for several awards including outstanding investigative journalism in a regularly scheduled newscast in 2015.
The celebrated journalist got married to his wife, Jenny Blanco in April 2006. They have two sons.
For his college education, Chris Licht graduated with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and political science from Syracuse university.