Director, Operations CNN / Turner Broadcasting
Nicole Fisher is Director of Operations at CNN with Turner Broadcasting where she is responsible for the control room and studio operations for CNN International in Atlanta, London and Abu Dhabi and serves as the primary liaison with CNN International network executives. In addition, she has oversight of various technical control room positions for all CNN networks, while overseeing an operations management team and control room staff across those same three bureaus internationally.
Throughout her 27 years in television production and as the industry has evolved, she gained an expertise in operational process analysis, implementation of new technologies & facilities, strategic planning, productivity and efficiency improvement, performance management and staff development. Throughout her 25-year career at CNN she has made many accomplishments. Some of her career highlights include creating a centralized Master Control & Longform Acquisitions environment for all CNN Networks focusing on developing best practices in technology, workflow & processes including transitioning the CNN Network Master Control Operations to HD.
Nicole earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literate in 1991 from Florida State University. She is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio and has lived in Illinois, Kentucky as well as Florida but currently lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia where she has resided since 1984.