Mark Barilla
Creative Director
Storytelling built for today's news cycle

CNN Live Story

Modernizing CNN Digital’s live storytelling capability with a dynamic, mobile-first experience.

Storytelling built for today's news cycle

Storytelling built for today's news cycle

Live story allows CNN to deliver updates as they happen across multiple simultaneous events. Users can switch between events seamlessly and effortlessly.

 Initial wireframes and UX explorations included testing new ways for editors to tell stories and bring app-like interactions to the web.

Initial wireframes and UX explorations included testing new ways for editors to tell stories and bring app-like interactions to the web.

More than live updates

More than live updates

From live rich notifications to sharable widgets, product explorations aimed to increase engagement while adding convenience and context.

Built for scale

Built for scale

CNN live updates reach over a million unique users daily.

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