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Marc Lourdes

Marc Lourdes

Director, CNN Digital Asia, Hong Kong


 Marc Lourdes is Director of CNN Digital Asia. Based in Hong Kong, Lourdes leads CNN Digital’s Asia team across editorial content and multiplatform programming for CNN’s global audience during the Asian time zone. Lourdes works closely with CNN’s digital teams in London, Abu Dhabi, New York and Atlanta and as the digital leader in Asia-Pacific, he is responsible for devising and implementing strategies to grow key audiences in the region. 

Marc Lourdes was appointed in April 2016 – just weeks after CNN announced a major digital expansion. CNN is significantly increasing its global digital footprint by creating an additional 200 jobs plus enhancing its products and technologies, with a specific focus on mobile and video. 

Before joining CNN Lourdes worked at Yahoo! for five years, most recently as Editor in Chief of Yahoo Singapore. He has spent more than a decade as a journalist and editor, working at publications like The Star and New Straits Times in Malaysia and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in Missouri, among others.