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CNN Names Director of International Newsource

Eli Flournoy, a supervising editor on CNN's international desk, was named to the new position of director of International Newsource.

The international arm of CNN's affiliate news service hired 50 new staffers over the past several months, according to the network, including 10 correspondents. Flournoy will be in charge of increasing that expansion, which will include more staffers and new offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America, CNN said in announcing the new post.

CNN Newsource serves more than 1,000 affiliates in the United States and internationally.

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.