This article was published on March 31st, 2013
Have you every wondered how the news gets put together from start to finish, and how it’s broadcast around the world? In Atlanta, CNN’s global headquarters has opened their doors and offers a 55-minute guided walking tour throughout the studio to show you exactly how it’s done.
CNN’s global headquarters serves more than 1 billion people in 212 countries. The Inside CNN Studio Tour allows visitors to go behind-the-scenes to see just how news stories are put together and aired on television. Some lucky guided tour guests will even get a chance to read the news! At the end of the tour, visit the CNN Store to purchase photos from the tour and cool branded merchandise.
Tours are offered daily from 9:00am – 5:00pm, with tours departing every 10 minutes. It’s recommended to make reservations can be made in advance, but drop-ins are welcome by visiting the box office to secure a specific tour time. News happens around the clock, but your best chance to see a live broadcast are weekdays from 10:00am – 3:00pm.
To get the best deal on the CNN Studio Tour, purchase the Atlanta City Pass. One ticket booklet can save 42% on admission to CNN and four other Atlanta attractions including the nearby World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium.
For more information on things to do in Atlanta, visit the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau website.