The EP of New Day Weekend with Christi Paul and Victor Blackwell has left CNN. She also EP’d Smerconish and was its co-creator. She is leaving CNN to join the Weather Channel as SVP.
Zimmett will oversee all aspects of Weather’s live programming, including the network’s flagship morning show AMHQ, Weather Center Live and its world-renowned storm coverage. She will be responsible for the overall editorial direction for the network and will work closely with the teams creating editorial content for The Weather Company digital platforms including weather.com.