Wrenn leaves CNN for Facebook

nick_wrenn_croppedCNN veteran Nick Wrenn has left the Turner-owned news channel to join social network Facebook.

He will be head of media partnerships for the EMEA region at Facebook, working on the US-listed company’s relationships with media companies, journalists, celebrities and public figures across Europe.

Based in London, Wrenn will oversee the EMEA media partnerships team and report to Andy Mitchell, Facebook’s business development director.

Mitchell said: “Nick brings great experience in news and uniquely understands the management of dispersed teams. We’re excited to have him lead this growing team and support our media partners in the region across News, Sports and Entertainment.”

Wrenn joins from CNN where he worked in Atlanta and London across a 14-year stint at the news channel.

He said: “Facebook’s ability to bring people closer to each other, break down boundaries and give a powerful voice to so many people is inspiring and I’m excited to be part of this incredible change which is transforming newsrooms around the world.”

Tags: CNN, Facebook, Turner