New Turner Sports Boss Jeff Zucker On Expanded WarnerMedia Purview: “News And Sports Are Very Much The Same”

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Deadline—A little more than a week after taking the reins at Turner Sports and adding it to his oversight of CNN and other news holdings at WarnerMedia, Jeff Zucker said his restructured mandate won’t change his approach to programming. “I actually think news and sports are very much the same,” the executive said during a media breakfast with CBS to promote the networks’ upcoming March Madness basketball coverage. “They’re both about human beings and drama and stories. I actually

Jeff Zucker Poised To Take Over Turner Sports – Report. The restructuring upheavals at AT&T-owned WarnerMedia will reportedly see CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker assume oversight on Turner Sports, according to a report. Turner is a sports powerhouse, with broadcasting contracts with Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the PGA Championship, The NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Champioinships, and other leagues.  Post something on Zucker Poised to take over Turner Sports as report (no alert) AT&T is