Jeff Zucker will join CNN Worldwide as President of the multi-platform global news enterprise, it was announced by Phil Kent, Chairman and CEO of CNN parent company Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

In January 2013, Zucker will assume executive oversight of a portfolio of 23 branded news and information businesses that include CNN/U.S., CNN International, and HLN. Zucker will report to Kent and will be based at CNN in New York.