Havi Goffan was selected as CNN’s “New Guard”, which identifies and honors current and next generation newsmakers. The invite-only event served as an opportunity for the Atlanta’s rising stars to rub elbows with the network’s CNN anchors, reporters, producers and executives.
The invitation was made on behalf of CNN’s Executive Management and Newsgathering Team, for Tuesday, October 4th for The New Guard-Atlanta. This cocktail reception was part of CNN’s ongoing effort to reach out to our Atlanta community and establish relationships with those they believe are current and next generation newsmakers. The event was be hosted by CNN Southeast Bureau Chief, Marylynn Ryan and CNN US Director of Programming, Janelle Rodriguez.
There were approximately 50 other New Guard members, representing members of Atlanta’s political, academic, arts, and business communities, among them the Mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed.