CNN Philippines has chosen a veteran of CNN International to lead their operation as the new executive vice president and managing editor.
Armie Jarin-Bennett takes up this new position following more than 18 years with CNN, having worked in the U.S. and Hong Kong.
“CNN Philippines is ready to move forward with Ms. Armie Jarin-Bennett at the helm,” said Officer-In-Charge Jorge Sanagustin.
“Armie’s wealth of experience on both the editorial and business side will be a huge asset to CNN Philippines. Armie has been an invaluable colleague to us at CNN and we are thrilled she will remain part of the extended CNN family. We wish her nothing but success as she embarks on this new and exciting opportunity,” said CNN International Chief Commercial Officer Rani Raad.
Jarin-Bennett said, “I’m excited to work alongside the talented team of journalists at CNN Philippines. This is a great opportunity for us to continue to strengthen CNN Philippines and become the trusted name in news in the country.”