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Managing Editor and Anchor

Phone: (215) ***-****  HQ Phone
1500 Market St.
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19102
United States

Company Description: Each year, CN8 has continued to grow and attract more viewers to its interactive format By the end of 1999, the network's four live call-in shows were receiving...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    NHS Foundation
  • Advisory Board Member
    The Big Picture Alliance
  • Advisory Board Member
    Institute for Advanced Journalism Studies


  • communications degree
    South Carolina State University
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Institute for Advanced Journalism Studies, 21 Nov 2014 [cached]
Arthur Fennell - Managing Editor/ Anchor, CN8 News Comcast
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Art Fennell ReportsCN8 Insider
Art Fennell Reports
CN8's Art Fennell called into the popular morning radio show to preview his "Behind the Mysterious Curtain" special about Cuba, which airs Monday, April 16, and to discuss the anniversary of the "Bay of Pigs" invasion.
CN8's veteran news journalist Art Fennell goes to Cuba to discover the people and culture.
(PHILADELPHIA, PA) - As worldwide interest in Cuba grows amid speculation of Fidel Castro's health and an evolving American-Cuban relationship, CN8's veteran news journalist Art Fennell goes on-island to discover the people and culture of Cuba.
In a four-part programming series which premiered Monday, March 12 on "Art Fennell Reports," Fennell explores Havana, Cuba's countryside, its outlying towns and tourism destinations to uncover the images and public sentiment of the Cuban-American story.The series culminated with a one-hour special, "A Walk in Cuba: Behind the Mysterious Curtain," coinciding with the 46th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion in April.
"My time in Cuba was especially relevant given the imminent post-Castro regime and the U.S. government's preparation for an expected mass emigration to our shores," says Fennell, managing editor and anchor, "Art Fennell Reports.""This special series showcasd a country that to this day remains largely unknown and share the story of the Cuban community."
Fennell arrived in Cuba shortly before the country announced new foreign press limitations and asked several reporters to leave the country.His unique tour and coverage offers in-depth interviews and opinions from government officials, business owners, students, and other Cubans to uncover the country's past, present and future.
Fennell presents his discoveries in the "Walk in Cuba" segments as follows:
Cuban Culture and PeopleMonday, March 12, 10 p.m.In this introduction to Cuba, Fennell explores the country's transportation system, housing, struggling economy and continued anti-American sentiment.
Cuban TourismTuesday, March 13, 10 p.m.Fennell sits down with the Cuban Minister of Tourism to examine the impact of the American embargo on the local economy.
Fennell profiles the following area students and spotlights the challenges and benefits of this free education.
A 20-year news veteran who has received nearly 100 awards for outstanding journalism and community service, Fennell is devoted to delivering in-depth, behind-the-scenes reports for CN8.
Previously, Fennell explored New Orleans recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina and covered the healing and recovery in New York City five years after Sept. 11.
In 2006, Fennell received a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award in the Anchor category.
He has served as the president of the National Association of Black Journalists and was selected by Ebony magazine as one of the top 100 influential African Americans in the country.
CN8's Arthur Fennell recently visited more accessible but always interesting Cuba, the highlights of his trip being shown at 10 tonight on "Art Fennell Reports."
Fennell arrived in Cuba just before the totalitarian regime there announced new foreign press limitations and asked many journalists to leave the country.
Art spent as much time as he could in the countryside to meet and talk to the Cuban people.In addition to outlying towns, he visits tourist destinations bound to be more accessible than random talks with locals while Cuban officials are watching.
Fennell also delves into the wave of immigration expected to the U.S. from Cuba once Castro is no longer.
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Prior to the "It's Your Call" primary eve special, CN8 host Art Fennell
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Arthur Fennell Executive Producer/Anchor | Comcast Network
Big Picture Alliance | Board of Directors, 16 Aug 2014 [cached]
Arthur Fennell Anchorman, Comcast CN8 News
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