Parisa Khosravi is Senior Vice President for CNN Worldwide, in charge of Global Relations. As the first ever CNN ambassador, she is responsible for leading CNN's key international editorial relationships, coverage and securing access for CNN journalists around the world. She also manages International Newsource, the network’s international affiliate operation with more than 200 CNN affiliates worldwide, and the CNN Journalism Fellowship programs. In addition, Khosravi oversees The CNN Freedom Project, the award-winning, multi-platform initiative that aims to expose the horrors of modern-day slavery and push for change, as well as numerous other CNN global initiatives such as girls’ education.
A part of CNN for almost three decades, Khosravi previously served as CNN’s senior vice president of international newsgathering with editorial, operational and administrative oversight of CNN’s international bureaus and CNN’s International Desk, which oversees the network’s global coverage.