Dr. Gupta will introduce viewers to innovators from around the world who are on the cutting edge of change in their fields. We will hear from them, in their own words, about the challenges they faced and the innovative approaches they’ve developed to overcome obstacles. From science and education to sports and engineering, CNN will tell these thoughtful stories of unique game-changers across CNN platforms. The Next List will feature commentary on CNN.com/TheNextList from those profiled on the show, as well as the very latest on innovation and innovators from around the world.
Said Dr. Gupta, “All over the world, there are innovators who have worked in relative obscurity, quietly changing the world in unimaginable ways. As a global reporter, I have had the chance to see them at work, and I can’t wait to introduce them to viewers on The Next List.”
Dr. Gupta is the multiple Emmy®-award award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN. Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, plays an integral role in CNN’s reporting on health and medical news for American Morning, Anderson Cooper 360°, CNN documentaries, and anchors the weekend medical affairs program Sanjay Gupta, MD. Gupta also contributes to CNN.com and CNNHealth.com. His medical training and public health policy experience distinguish his reporting on a range of medical and scientific topics including brain injury, disaster recovery, health care reform, fitness, military medicine, HIV/AIDS, and other areas.
Award winning producer CNN’s Jim McGinnis will executive produce of The Next List. Most recently he was the executive producer of American Morning and was the executive producer of Lou Dobbs Tonight from July 2004 until November 2009. Prior to that, he was a supervising producer with the show for three years. McGinnis began his career at CNN in January 1989.