CNN Hires New Delhi Video Correspondent

By Brian 

CNN has hired a sixth “video correspondent.” Seth Doane, “winner of a George Foster Peabody Award for his in-depth coverage in 2004 of the on-going humanitarian crisis in the Sudan’s Dafur region,” will be based in New Delhi, the network announced yesterday.

Doane joins CNN from Channel One. Video correspondents use “specially designed digital newsgathering kit to enable a single correspondent to shoot, edit and transmit reports from anywhere in the world…”