Andrew Demaria is vice president of editorial for CNN Digital covering International news and based in London, where he leads digital editorial teams around the world – in Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and North America.
Demaria is responsible for leading international editorial coverage, strategy and initiatives across CNN’s digital platforms and range of products. His role works in partnership with CNNI Commercial, focusing on key markets and collaborating on business strategies and opportunities.
In close collaboration with CNNI Commercial, he and his teams have launched award-winning key global digital properties like CNN Travel and CNN Style – which he currently also manages as well as CNN Sport.
Demaria has a close relationship with CNN International and is responsible for further TV-Digital integration, digital transformation across parts of the company as well as the creation of distinctive audience-led digital content from CNN’s vast network of correspondents and bureaus, ensuring a rich multi-platform experience for CNN’s audience.
Demaria’s teams have been honoured for a wide body of journalism – that range from breaking news coverage to the award-winning As Equals series, as well as Style and Sport video stories and distinctive investigative reporting from Libya and the Congo.
Demaria leads and is part of several CNN and WarnerMedia diversity and employee focused programs aimed at staff support and career opportunity for all. Prior to this role, he moved from Hong Kong to London to take on the role of Managing Editor for CNN Digital. In Hong Kong, he was Executive Producer for both CNN Digital Asia and CNN Travel, heading up CNN’s Digital team and coverage for Asia Pacific as well as CNN’s global travel portal.
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Demaria has extensive experience across a wide range of media, having worked throughout his career in radio, print, television and digital media. He first joined CNN International in 2000 and was part of the Hong Kong-based launch team for CNN.com Asia and later CNN.com International.
As Demaria’s scope spans, he is often seen travelling and working between the Hong Kong, London, Atlanta, New York and the UAE CNN bureaus.