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Senior Vice President, CNN Broadcast Engineering

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Atlanta, Georgia 30303

United States

Company Description

CNN Worldwide is a portfolio of two dozen news and information services across cable, satellite, radio, wireless devices and the Internet in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Domestically, CNN reaches more individuals on television, the w ... more

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Employment History

Senior Vice President, Global Broadcast Technology

Turner Broadcasting System , Inc.

Senior Vice President, Global Broadcast Technology

Turner & Associates Corp

Turner Broadcasting Corporate Vice President

System Tech, Inc.

Production Assistant

Warner-Amex Cable

Operations Supervisor

Headline News

Affiliations

Board of Regents Member
University System of Georgia

Education

bachelor's degree

radio

University of Missouri

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CNN BEST: Michael Koetter, Ashley Blackmon, John Courtney, Bob Hesskamp

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The award was accepted on behalf of CNN by Bob Hesskamp, senior vice president, CNN Broadcast Engineering and Technology, Ashley Blackmon, senior director of CNN's Image + Sound - Production Services, and Michael Koetter, vice president of News Technology Planning & Development.


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In Las Vegas last week at NAB, we sat down with Bob Hesskamp, the head of engineering for CNN. Bob received the 2008 Technology Leadership Award from Broadcasting & Cable magazine for his pioneering work in creating CNN HD, the first news network in HD. Bob gave us an update on the massive work underway in Atlanta in converting hours of analog tapes and digital media into a digital archive.


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Bob Hesskamp, Turner Broadcasting Corporate Vice President, CNN Broadcast Engineering and System Technology


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Bob Hesskamp Turner Broadcasting Corporate Vice President, CNN Broadcast Engineering and System Technology

Bob Hesskamp is a Turner Broadcasting corporate vice president of CNN Broadcast Engineering and System Technology. He is based at the network's global headquarters in Atlanta. Named to this position in 2004, his duties include leadership of engineering and broadcasting related IT resources, technology installations, support and maintenance, and engineering management development at CNN's Atlanta, New York, Washington, Los Angeles, London and Hong Kong, production centers. His scope extends to all 16 cable and satellite television networks; two private place-based networks; two radio networks; and CNN Newsource, the world's most extensively syndicated news service.
Hesskamp was previously senior vice president of technical operations for the CNN Newsgroup. His duties included technology changes and implementation, technical facility improvements, developing new business, operations projects and operations management development. He played a key role in the operational design and production migration of CNN's New York production center. Previous to that he was vice president of operations, international where he was in charge of international new business ventures and oversaw operations for the Atlanta, London and Hong Kong bureaus as well as CNN Español. He also coordinated the relocation plans for the Hong Kong and London bureaus and helped to set into motion the production of the new newsroom in Atlanta.
Hesskamp began his tenure with CNN in 1983 as a video journalist for Headline News. He was promoted to director in 1987 and was named CNN Headline News operations supervisor in 1988. In 1991, he joined CNN Newsource as field operations supervisor and was promoted to director of operations for CNN International in 1994. As director of operations, he managed the operations staff for CNN International, spearheaded the network's complex regionalization project and was instrumental in set changes in Atlanta, London and Hong Kong.
He began his journalism career as a production assistant for Warner-Amex Cable. Hesskamp holds a bachelor's degree in radio, television and film from the University of Missouri.


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Bob HesskampTurner Broadcasting Corporate Vice President, CNN Broadcast Engineering and System Technology

Bob Hesskamp is a Turner Broadcasting corporate vice president of CNN Broadcast Engineering and System Technology.He is based at the network's global headquarters in Atlanta.Named to this position in 2004, his duties include leadership of engineering and broadcasting related IT resources, technology installations, support and maintenance, and engineering management development at CNN's Atlanta, New York, Washington, Los Angeles, London and Hong Kong, production centers.His scope extends to all 16 cable and satellite television networks; two private place-based networks; two radio networks; and CNN Newsource, the world's most extensively syndicated news service.
Hesskamp was previously senior vice president of technical operations for the CNN Newsgroup.His duties included technology changes and implementation, technical facility improvements, developing new business, operations projects and operations management development.He played a key role in the operational design and production migration of CNN's New York production center.Previous to that he was vice president of operations, international where he was in charge of international new business ventures and oversaw operations for the Atlanta, London and Hong Kong bureaus as well as CNN Español.He also coordinated the relocation plans for the Hong Kong and London bureaus and helped to set into motion the production of the new newsroom in Atlanta.
Hesskamp began his tenure with CNN in 1983 as a video journalist for Headline News.He was promoted to director in 1987 and was named CNN Headline News operations supervisor in 1988.In 1991, he joined CNN Newsource as field operations supervisor and was promoted to director of operations for CNN International in 1994.As director of operations, he managed the operations staff for CNN International, spearheaded the network's complex regionalization project and was instrumental in set changes in Atlanta, London and Hong Kong.
He began his journalism career as a production assistant for Warner-Amex Cable.Hesskamp holds a bachelor's degree in radio, television and film from the University of Missouri.

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