RECENT PRESS ADVISORIES
This month, Kristie Lu Stout sits down with Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times Beijing Bureau Chief; Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt, the North Asian Head of International Crisis Group; and Zhu Feng, Professor of International Relations at Peking University to discuss the delicate balance that exists between China and North Korea.
CNN Worldwide today announced that it has renewed a global sponsorship deal with leading automotive producer Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). The deal includes sponsorship of the daily ‘Amanpour' show and its website, showcasing HMC's ‘Live Brilliant' campaign across the CNN International and CNN en Español networks.
The six-month agreement encompasses both billboards and spots around signature programming, in addition to daily segments within shows, as permitted by regulations in the relevant regions. ‘Amanpour' airs five times every week and sees anchor Christiane Amanpour examine the important events of the day by interviewing newsmakers, experts and key individuals. The campaign further extends to ‘Panorama Mundial' airing on CNN en Español and sponsorship of the show's online presence at http://amanpour.blogs.cnn.com/.
CNN International today announced that the head of CNN Travel Andrew Demaria is to take on responsibility for the CNN editorial Digital team in Asia.
The appointment brings together the two units under his leadership and, as Executive Producer, Digital Asia and CNN Travel, Demaria will oversee both the cnn.com news team around the region and the international Travel team.
CNN International has created a series of integrated sponsorship billboards for Samsung Mobile that showcases its new Galaxy Note 8.0 around the network's ‘News Stream' program, which is sponsored in Asia by the long-time CNN client.
Grammy award-winning music producer and celebrity DJ Mark Ronson is on ‘Talk Asia' this week. CNN's Monita Rajpal catches up with him in Seoul to talk about his rise to fame, producing hits with artists like Lily Allen and Adele, and being a musician in his own right. Ronson also reflects on his friendship with the late Amy Winehouse and tells CNN why she meant so much to him. He discusses his upcoming project with Sir Paul McCartney as well as his thoughts on K-Pop and what he thinks PSY's secret to success is.