New York-based Marcus is the Vice President of Global Programming for CNN Digital Worldwide, a role in which he oversees all digital programming efforts across CNN’s platforms and products — including CNN.com, edition.CNN.com, CNN Politics and CNN Business across mobile, social, desktop. Prior to taking on this position, Marcus led CNN’s mobile programming team during a time when CNN repeatedly broke audience records.
Marcus joined CNN from Twitter, where he ran the TwitterMoments product for U.S. and Canadian audiences. Prior to that, he spent nearly a decade at The New York Times as international business editor, a national politics editor and a digital editor. Before that, he spent nearly 20 years at Newsweek as a correspondent in Washington, Paris and Johannesburg, a foreign editor, and the chief of correspondents — managing the domestic and foreign bureaus. He is the author of two books — one on Condoleezza Rice and another on Black America.