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.
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.