Midterms: Behind The Scenes At CNN

By Brian 

B&C’s John Higgins blogs from CNN’s HQ in NYC:

“CNN U.S. President Jon Klein is excited. ‘This is like Super Bowl Sunday, but we’re all here waiting 12 hours for the game to start.’

Newsroom startlingly quiet. There’s a energy, but at a low buzz… The chaos is in the control room. Normally spacious, there’s too many visitors and lots of noise. Producer for the night is David Boorman is calmly issuing directions to anchors on the set, while other producers work with the decision desk to decide what race to discuss next.” More…