Profile: James Clarke: A Guyanese IT Manager at CNN! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Profile: James Clarke: A Guyanese IT Manager at CNN! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

There are tons of cables, some under the floors. Servers are piled high and television screens face you from almost every angle. Then there are the cameras. The long camera on the floor is flexible enough to move at every angle and those overhead are perched at all angles and in high definition to capture those reports from all over the world. The hundreds of computers sift the news and decide what is fit to hit the screens.

Cable News Network, or CNN, is known to report the news as it happens. You may wonder how all of this is put together and how the transitions are smooth and flawless. The face we see on television masks the technology that lies behind the operation. There are a multitude of persons from the scriptwriter, producer, makeup department, and others that make the product attractive and watchable. One of the technological wizards at CNN is James Clarke and he is Guyanese. James is the Broadcast IT Resource Manager and he has the CNN operation at his fingertips, literally. 

James knows the function every wire, from the cords of the computers to the thick cables that split to connect to the live programs. It was indeed a privilege for Larry Crandon, his wife Kennyhannah, and this writer to meet with James.

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  • dhanpaul  On February 24, 2016 at 7:44 am

    James Clarke wishes all Guyanese a happy Republic Day and he hopes you are enjoying the programs on CNN.

  • dhanpaul  On February 24, 2016 at 1:50 pm

    James Clarke sends his Republic Day greetings to all Guyanese and hopes that you are enjoying the programs on CNN.

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