Andrew Morse is executive vice president of editorial for CNN U.S. and GM of CNN Digital Worldwide. He has oversight of the TV network's domestic newsgathering operations as well as the Washington Bureau and DC-based programming. In addition, Morse is responsible for CNN's global digital business, including editorial, product, technology, emerging platforms, business development, and partnerships. He is also the co-founder of Great Big Story.
Previously, Morse served as head of Bloomberg Television in the U.S., where he oversaw editorial, programming, operations, and development. While at Bloomberg, he launched a new programming slate, built up the network's technology coverage and San Francisco Bureau, and spearheaded BTV's push into digital video. He also produced the network's first Presidential Debate.
Prior to that, Morse spent 15 years at ABC News in a number of executive and production roles. He served as executive producer for innovation, overseeing the network's digital portfolio. Morse also served as executive producer of Good Morning America: Weekend Edition and as a senior producer for World News Saturday and Sunday. Earlier in his career, he was ABC's Asia bureau chief and producer, and he worked as a producer and assignment editor based in London. During his time overseas, Morse reported and produced from over 40 countries. He spent significant time covering the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. He also covered the USS Cole bombing in Yemen and the terror attack in Bali, Indonesia. He was one of the first reporters on the ground following the 2004 South Asian Tsunami, and he led ABC News' on- the-ground coverage of the earthquakes in Haiti and Japan. Morse's travels at ABC also brought him to Mt. Everest Base Camp and on board a maxi-catamaran attempting to break the trans-Atlantic sailing record.
Morse began his career as a desk assistant in ABC News' Washington Bureau and was one of the initial staffers for ABCNews.com. He graduated from Cornell University, where he was editor-in-chief of the Cornell Daily Sun.