CNN Statistics and Facts (2022)

Last Updated on: July 18th, 2022

cnn statistics facts 2022

Here are a few of the most interesting CNN statistics and facts I was able to dig up including subscriber counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

CNN Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about CNN.

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 1980
  • Headquarters: Atlanta, GA
  • Founder(s): Ted Turner
  • Current Chief Executive: Jeff Zucker
  • Parent Company: WarnerMedia

What is CNN?

CNN Worldwide is the most honored brand in cable news, reaching more individuals on television, the web and mobile devices than any other cable news organization in the United States. Globally, CNN International is the most widely distributed news channel, reaching over 373 million households. CNN Digital is the #1 online news destination across all platforms, with more unique visitors and video starts than any other competitor. CNN’s award winning portfolio also includes CNN Original Series, which develops non-scripted programming for television via commissioned projects, acquisitions and in-house production. CNN Films produces, commissions and acquires documentary feature and short films for theatrical and festival exhibition, as well as for broadcast and other distribution across CNN’s multiple platforms. Additionally, CNN Newsource is the world’s most extensively utilized news service partnering with over 1,000 local and international news organizations around the world. (source)

CNN Subscriber Count

Number of people reached:

2 billion people

Last updated 3/11/21

Number of digital visitors monthly:

200 million unique visitors

Last updated 3/11/21

Number of US households reached:

92.3 million

Last updated 1/1/17

Number of international households and hotel rooms reached:

402 million

Last updated 3/11/21

CNN Employee Count

Number of employees:

3,000 employees

Last updated 3/11/21

Additional CNN Statistics

Number of news bureaus managed:


Last updated 1/1/17

Number of news bureaus that are located outside the US:


Number of countries that CNN’s portfolio reaches:

more than 200

Last updated 1/1/17

Number of affiliates:

1,000 affiliates

Last updated 3/11/21

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these CNN statistics come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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