CNN Indonesia

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CNN Indonesia
CNN Indonesia.svg
Launched20 October 2014 (2014-10-20) (web portal)
17 August 2015 (2015-08-17) (television broadcast)[1]
15 December 2015 (2015-12-15) (official launch)
Owned byPT Trans News Corpora
(Trans Media and WarnerMedia)
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
SloganNews We Can Trust
Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersTrans Media Building
Jalan Kapten Pierre Tendean No. 12-14A, Mampang Prapatan, Mampang Prapatan, South Jakarta
Sister channel(s)CNN
CNN International
CNN Airport Network
CNN Türk
CNN en Español
CNN Brazil
CNN Philippines
CNNMoney Switzerland
CNN Prima News
CNN Chile
Trans TV
Trans 7
CNBC Indonesia
Jakarta (digital DVB-T2)40 UHF (HD)
Bandung (digital DVB-T2)45 UHF (HD)
Surabaya (digital DVB-T2)27 UHF (HD)
North Maluku (digital DVB-T2)30 UHF (HD) (planned)
Telkom-43880/H/3200 (MPEG-4/HD)
TransvisionChannel 803 (HD)
UseeTV CableChannel 913 (HD)
Streaming media
CNN IndonesiaWatch live

CNN Indonesia is a 24-hour Indonesian digital free-to-air and cable television news channel owned by Trans Media in collaboration with AT&T's WarnerMedia under its CNN branding. Broadcasting from Trans Media studios in South Jakarta, the local franchise presents national and international content, focusing on general news, business, sports and technology.

Programs are aired 24 hours daily via digital terrestrial TV stations in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, and Medan; pay TV providers Transvision and UseeTV nationwide; and live streaming services for overseas viewers.


Businessman Chairul Tanjung announced the birth of a strategic partnership between WarnerMedia and Trans Media to launch a CNN-branded channel in Indonesia. CNN Indonesia began as an online portal,, on 24 October 2014 with Yusuf Arifin as editor in chief. It made its soft launching as a news channel in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the country's Proclamation of Independence on 17 August 2015; official launch of the local franchise was held in conjunction with Trans Media's 14th anniversary on 15 December 2015.


News and current affairs programmes[edit]

As of late April 2020, majority of CNN Indonesia's programming is locally produced. The channel's news programmes are simulcast either through Trans Media's free-to-air networks Trans TV and Trans7.


  • CNN Indonesia Breaking News
  • CNN Indonesia Update (rare)
  • CNN Indonesia New Day
  • CNN Indonesia News Hour
  • CNN Indonesia Newsroom
  • CNN Indonesia Newscast
  • The World Tonight
  • World Now (aired back soon)
  • After 10

Simulcast with Trans TV[edit]

  • CNN Indonesia Today (hiatus during PSBB)
  • Good Morning
  • CNN Indonesia News Update
  • CNN Indonesia Prime News
  • CNN Indonesia Tech News
  • CNN Indonesia Connected

Simulcast with Trans7[edit]

  • Redaksi CNN Indonesia Siang

*not includes weekend edition


  • Insight with Desi Anwar
  • CNN Indonesia Prime News (weekend edition, discussion segment)


  • Inside Indonesia
  • CNN Indonesia Heroes

Special program[edit]

  • CNN Indonesia Special Interview
  • CNN Indonesia Special Program
  • Indonesia Forward
  • Trans Media's Anniversary Party (annual program)
  • CNN Indonesia's Anniversary Special Program (annual program)

Lead personnel[edit]

  • Titin Rosmasari (Managing Director)
  • Yoko Sari (Editor in Chief)[2]
  • Desi Anwar (Director)
  • Ishadi SK (Head of Standards and Practices)
  • Dewi Safitri (Standard and Practices Member)
  • Shanta Curanggana (Head of Business Operations)
  • Niki Charles Laoh (Head of News Production)
  • Riza Revolution Zulverdi (Head of News Gathering)
  • Arief Adi Wibowo (Head of Business Strategy, Programming, R&D, Marketing & Public Relation)


In January-May 2020 the website was one of the most popular and reliable sources in Indonesian Wikipedia.[3][4]

According to Alexa, the website is the 26th most popular website in Indonesia.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "CNN Worldwide Fact Sheet". Archived from the original on 31 March 2017. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". CNN Indonesia. Archived from the original on 13 September 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Lewoniewski, Włodzimierz; Węcel, Krzysztof; Abramowicz, Witold (13 May 2020). "Modeling Popularity and Reliability of Sources in Multilingual Wikipedia". Information. 11 (5). doi:10.3390/info11050263. Retrieved 7 July 2020.
  4. ^ " as a source in references of Wikipedia - BestRef". Archived from the original on 7 July 2020. Retrieved 7 July 2020.
  5. ^ " Competitive Analysis, Marketing Mix and Traffic - Alexa". Retrieved 7 July 2020.

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