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  • Bronte Lord is a Manager with CNN's Strategic Initiatives team, focusing on CNN+.

    Previously, Lord was a producer with CNN Business video where she helped manage the video team by shooting, writing, editing and supervising video production. Lord focused on innovation and space reporting and led video for a cross-functional team dedicated to CNN Business features. Some of her notable contributions include the Mission Ahead series and coverage of the first crewed SpaceX mission. She was also passionate about improving CNN.com's user experience and collaborated with CNN's product and technology groups.

    Lord began her career at CNN in 2013 working in television on "Your Money." She then transitioned to digital and covered media and autos for CNNMoney (before the division name was rebranded to CNN Business). In 2017, Bronte helped found CNNVR, the network's virtual reality storytelling unit. There, she shaped standards for VR and 360° content and commissioned stories from CNN correspondents around the world. She also spearheaded development of CNN's Oculus app. For the 2018 eclipse, Bronte developed and wrote the groundbreaking 2-hour live 360° broadcast that tracked the celestial phenomenon across 7 sites in the United States. CNN's coverage set a Guinness World Record for the most-watched 360 livestream and won an Edward R. Murrow award for Excellence in Innovation. The CNNVR unit ultimately produced more than 100 virtual reality experiences from over 40 countries.

    Lord was born in Huntingdon, England and holds dual US/UK citizenship. She grew up in Atlanta before attending New York University where she received degrees in Journalism and Art History. She has lived in New York ever since.