We enjoyed the tour. We wished we did it on a weekday because maybe we would have seen more action in the newsrooms. We did enjoy seeing the different newsrooms and the offices. It was a bit pricey for what it actually offered. But, my...More
This CNN studio tour packs a ton of fun into less than an hour, so it’s easy to fit it into your travel schedule and leaves you with plenty of time to explore other areas of Atlanta, too. With special behind-the-scenes information, such as which special effects are used when, get the most out of visiting CNN Center with this guided tour.
This CNN Atlanta guided tour meets at CNN Center. Take your paper voucher to the tour office for a timed studio tour admission ticket.
On your tour, you’ll see how CNN news broadcasts are made. You’ll visit the main studios and newsrooms for CNN’s news channels. As your guide leads you through the building, you’ll learn about founder Ted Turner and how he created the first 24-hour news network in the US.
You’ll also take a look at a special-effects studio for creating weather maps and other on-air graphics. Learn how the video, sound, and special effects happen.
Then, you can play news anchor. Sit at a CNN anchor desk, and pose with a microphone for a souvenir photo.
Your tour ends where it started, and from there you can explore the rest of the CNN Center or visit other downtown Atlanta attractions.
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Being the biggest news corporation, you think you would learn something new about them or feel emotionally impacted by a corporation that has done so much in the worldwide news. However, all you see are a few empty studios, see a working newsroom (mostly empty...More
We took the VIP tour and loved it - a lot of that was down to our guide Burke, but it’s very interesting. Loved being in the control room during a live broadcast and walking through the newsroom.
We had Burke for our tour guide, he was very good, and my son was smitten by him. Kids enjoyed this (8, and 11 years of age) we didn't have to wait a long time, and the tour itself is done in 40 minutes. We...More
First, it is not a 50 minute tour, the first 15 were bag check, up the escalator and get your picture taken so they can try to sell it to you later. I run tours so I can understand the difficulty in having access to,...More