CNN Worldwide Head Jim Walton to Leave Cable Network

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By Jerry Barmash Comment

CNN Worldwide president Jim Walton is stepping down from the cable network at the end of the year.

Our sister site TVNewser reports Walton told the staff in a note this morning that CNN needs some “fresh thinking.”

Turner Broadcasting chairman Phil Kent is in charge finding Walton’s successor.

TVNewser has more details, including reaction from Kent.