John Antonio has been named vice president of dayside programming for CNN/U.S., based in Atlanta.
Antonio has been director of programming for CNN/U.S., where he was in charge of more than 50 hours per week of live coverage. Before joining CNN, Antonio was managing editor at WABC-TV New York.
Antonio succeeds Janelle Rodriguez, who left at the end of last year to join NBC.
CNN chief Jeff Zucker announced the promotion to staffers Tuesday morning (Feb. 10).