Samuel Burke

Samuel Burke

Formal First Name
1985 - present

Samuel Burke is a three-time Emmy Award-winning technology and business correspondent, anchor, and producer who has worked with CNN, ABC and NPR. He is the Founder, Executive Producer, and Host at Leumas Productions, a media company, and Vice President of Content and Senior Host at Real Vision, where he helms the streaming platform's editorial, business and production operations. During his tenure at CNN, he has reported on the latest apps, social media and gadgets and examined how digital life affects the business world and consumer security. He has also covered major international technology events and has interviewed the heads of the world’s largest companies. Currently, he hosts the CNN podcast “Suddenly Family,” exploring the effects of shocking DNA results on families like his own - streaming now on Spotify. And recently hosted and produced the TV series "#WFH - Work From Home."

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Burke hosts headlining interviews on the cross section of global affairs, international markets and technology.

  • He leads the implementation of a suite of artificial intelligence tools that improved production efficiency by 63%.

  • He launched a suite of podcasts surpassing 1.5 million monthly downloads, attracting multiple six-figure sponsorships.

  • He has also appeared as a guest and host at various RV interviews.


  • Burke worked his way up the career ladder by serving alongside some of the biggest names in TV news.

  • He worked as an intern for “Anderson Cooper 360” and as Christiane Amanpour’s digital and field producer during elections in Egypt.

  • In 2013, he began forging his own name when Burke was named host of the “iReport” show

  • For nearly a decade, he anchored CNN Español’s “Cibercafé” for the network’s flagship morning programme.

  • He's reported from the scene of major world events like the London parliament terrorist attack.

  • Samuel has reported from the scene of major world events such as the Manchester Ariana Grande concert bombing, the Grenfell Tower residential fire, as well as the London Bridge terrorist attacks.

  • He anchored Europa Hoy, the network’s nightly primetime show that connected business and culture news across Europe and the Americas from CNN’s London Bureau.

  • He traveled across the Middle East producing reports and live broadcasts from Egypt during the country's first-ever democratic elections, Israel and the Palestinian territories. 

  • He was instrumental in developing the social media strategy for the launch of in 2010.