CNN Student News this month expanded the availability of its daily 10-minute broadcast on Headline News through a video podcast. The full video podcast can now be found at and the network’s dedicated space at iTunes.

“With the growing popularity of podcasting, we recognized that we had yet another digital avenue in which to provide this award-winning program to educators and their students,” said Jerry DeMink, vice president of CNN News Services. “We’ve already seen incredible interest from both students and teachers, who have downloaded these video podcasts.”

“As a founding member of Cable in the Classroom, CNN has been a longtime supporter of education,” said Dr. Helen Soulé, executive director of Cable in the Classroom. “In offering these new video podcasts, CNN continues to demonstrate its understanding of the evolving needs of teachers and students for timely, relevant, high-quality educational content in a flexible, digital format. CNN Student News video podcasts engage students in learning and extend and enhance traditional textbook-driven instruction in the classroom.”

CNN Student News, CNN’s cost-and-commercial-free educational program for middle and high schools is the cornerstone of Turner Learning and uses the vast resources of the CNN Worldwide to create news and information content specifically for the classroom. CNN Student News airs on Headline News, Monday – Friday throughout the school year at 3:12 a.m. (ET). The show is also streamed for the Web at CNN Student News, along with CNN Presents: Classroom Edition, is CNN’s contribution to Cable in the Classroom.

Turner Learning, Inc. is part of CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS). Turner Learning is dedicated to being the leading source of news and information for the classroom, creating educational outreach programs across the many divisions of TBS. By creating the highest-quality, most innovative programming, products and services; leveraging Turner assets; and creating instructional solutions valued by teachers, Turner Learning seeks to inspire youth to understand the world in which they live, and become better-informed global citizens. For more information on Turner Learning offerings, educators may visit our Web site at


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