Caleb Silver Named CNN’s Director of U.S. Business News

By Merrill Knox Comment

After three years as executive producer for, Caleb Silver is joining CNN’s New York bureau as the director of U.S. business news.

In his new role, Silver will oversee the network’s business newsgathering and production, which will include the weekend business shows on CNN as well as business segments across all the network’s platforms.

The move is a return to the New York bureau for Silver, who came to CNN in 2004 as an assignment manager for business news and later became senior producer for “The Situation Room.”

Read the internal memo from New York bureau chief Darius Walker announcing Silver’s hire after the jump.

From: Walker, Darius
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 1:53 PM
Subject: Director of US Business news – Caleb Silver

I am very pleased to announce that Caleb Silver has been named Director of US Business News and will manage our domestic business news operation.  Caleb will oversee the newly combined Business Updates and Money Units which will now be referred to as ‘The Money Unit’.

Caleb and his team will be responsible for our business newsgathering efforts and production.  This includes oversight of the weekend business shows on CNN US, our markets coverage from the NYSE, as well as various sponsored business segments running across multiple networks and platforms throughout the week, and specials on the US and global economies.

Caleb returns to the NY Bureau from, where as Executive Producer he and his team created dozens of online video series and won multiple industry awards. His experience with will be extremely beneficial in this very important collaboration that we intend to expand upon.

Caleb first began his business news career as a producer for Bloomberg TV. He came to CNN in 2004 as an Assignment Manager for business news, and eventually became a Sr. Producer of The Situation Room. He has been at since 2008. Before his career in business news, Silver ran his own video production company in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he produced documentaries, news stories and wildlife videos throughout the Southwest, Central and South America.

I am looking forward to Caleb rejoining the bureau in this very important role.