Jason Farkas

Vice President and General Manager, CNN Business

Jason Farkas is Vice President and General Manager of CNN Business, overseeing the global commercial and editorial operations of CNN’s business news platform.

Farkas previously oversaw digital video and TV for CNNMoney, CNN Tech, and CNN Media, including serving as executive producer of the Sunday show Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter.

In 2015 Farkas launched CNNVR, the network’s immersive journalism operation, pushing the technical boundaries of CNN’s on-the-ground storytelling. CNNVR has produced more than one hundred 360 documentaries inside 75 countries, giving viewers rare access to North Korea, Iraq, and Syria. The unit also produced the most-watched live VR experience in history, capturing the path of the 2017 solar eclipse across the nation for 5.7 million viewers in real-time 360.

Prior to joining CNN, Farkas ran afternoon programming on Bloomberg Television, and launched several primetime shows at CNBC. He began his career as an NBC Page with Saturday Night Live.

He’s a graduate of Middlebury College, and a New York City native.