Meet CNN Digital's
SURA

Careers - Sura’s Story
 A Love For News
Sura’s Story
A Love For News
Growing up in Sri Lanka, Sura was fascinated by the news, and as a teenager, read the news at a local radio station. He came to the United States to study economics and astronomy in college. After working in consulting for several years, Sura fulfilled his longtime love of the news by joining CNN’s team.
Careers - What Sura Does
 Director, Distribution
What Sura Does
Director, Distribution
Sura’s role involves working with the Business Development and Partnership Teams in order to develop new revenue streams for CNN by building strategic partnerships which set the company up for future success. Sura enjoys the fact that his day-to-day work continually varies due to the fast-moving nature of the changing media landscape.
 
 
“CNN values passion for the job. It values people who take initiative and who are proactive.”
 
“CNN values passion for the job. It values people who take initiative and who are proactive.”
 
 
“CNN is really great at allowing you to take on new responsibilities outside your formal job description. If you have a good idea, you’re encouraged to pursue it.”
 
“CNN is really great at allowing you to take on new responsibilities outside your formal job description. If you have a good idea, you’re encouraged to pursue it.”