CNNers Get Together 35 Years After Network Launch

By Chris Ariens 

While CNN celebrated its 35th anniversary last week with special reports and a documentary, hundreds of former CNN employees celebrated off air, together. Multiple¬†gatherings were held over the weekend¬†including a private party in Atlanta Friday night with several CNN originals. Among those in attendance Dave Walker and Lois Walker (Hart), CNN’s first anchor team. Also Bob Furnad, Flip Spiceland, Denise Leclair, Jane Maxwell, Janice McDonald and Andy Parsons.

A larger gathering was held Saturday night at the Atlanta downtown Hilton. The event was organized by the group of former CNN and WTBS employes. There are also get-togethers in New York City and Washington, D.C.