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CNN Adds Meteorologist Jennifer Gray, Promotes Nick Valencia to Reporter

jennifer gray cnnJennifer Gray has joined CNN as an Atlanta-based meteorologist, CNN/U.S. vice president of newsgathering Terence Burke announced today. Gray comes to the network from WTVJ, the NBC owned station in Miami.

“Jennifer brings a versatile skill set as a meteorologist,” Burke said in a statement. “She will be a great addition for CNN with her experience in production, multimedia and reporting in the field.”

CNN has also announced a promotion for Nick Valencia, who has been with the network since 2006, most recently as a news editor on the national content center desk. In his new role, Valencia will be a reporter and producer.

“Nick brings a passion for communicating stories across all mediums. We are happy to promote him to his new role, and integrate his journalism across all of our platforms,” Burke said.

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CNN Plans Two-Day Special Report On Gun Background Checks

CNN is getting political day during a two-day special report on firearms background checks. “Guns Under Fire: A CNN Special Report on Background Checks” will kick-off this evening on “AC360″ as Dana Bash interviews former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. Piers Morgan and Wolf Blitzer will also discuss the issue on their respective shows.

Wednesday, the channel will present a number of special reports on background checks, including interviews and analysis on the issue (see all the reports after the jump). The reasoning behind the special report? “According to the latest polls, 9 out of 10 Americans support tougher background checks, so how is it that Congress can do nothing?” the channel says in a release.
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