WarnerMedia on Friday honored media pioneer Ted Turner by renaming the company’s Techwood campus in his honor.

Wolf Blitzer, an anchor with CNN, explained that Turner purchased the Techwood campus – the former Progressive Club property – in the fall of 1979. It became the first home of CNN, a 24-hour news channel that changed the television news industry. CNN, which stood for Cable News Network, was launched out of Atlanta on June 1, 1980.

John Stankey, president and chief operating officer…

Atlanta Business Journal
WarnerMedia renames Techwood in Ted Turner's honor: 'Never have I lived through something like this'