Fast Chat: CNN President Ken Jautz

The head of network's U.S. operation talks about his primetime strategy

Since taking over as president of U.S. operations at CNN last September, Ken Jautz has been struggling to jazz-up what had become a snoozing network—at least by the clamorous standards of the cable news universe—with high-profile hires like Erin Burnett, poached from CNBC in April to fill a 7 o’clock slot.