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Tony Maddox, 2013

Tony Maddox is a British journalist. He was executive vice president and managing director of CNN International from 2003 until May 2019.[1][2][3]

He previously worked at the BBC for 13 years as a reporter, news producer and news editor.[1]

In 2015 he was honored by the U.S. State Department as a Trafficking in Persons Report Hero for starting the CNN Freedom Project.[3]

He left CNN in May 2019 for retirement after 21 years with the company by accepting a voluntary buyout option.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b "Tony Maddox". CNN. Archived from the original on 12 April 2019. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  2. ^ "A Recording Of A CNN Boss Admitting The Company Wasn't Paying Any Attention To Gender Pay Has Leaked". BuzzFeed. 6 April 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  3. ^ a b U.S. Department of State (2015). "Tony Maddox". Trafficking in Persons Report Heroes. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Struggling CNN reportedly shakes up London operation on heels of health unit layoffs". Fox News. 28 May 2019. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  5. ^ A.J. Katz (7 May 2019). "CNN's Head of International, Multiple Bureau Chiefs Are Leaving the Company". Adweek. Retrieved 17 July 2019.