Launched on February 6, 2012, CGTN America is the American production and broadcast arm of the channel. The broadcast center employs nearly 160 people. It also services all Chinese language channels with US news coverage.
Programming originates from Washington, New York, and Los Angeles.
CGTN America focuses on in depth coverage of developments in both North and South America. It fields a dozen correspondents in Central and South America; more than any other English language network. Its talk programming attracts distinguished guests to speak on global issues from the world of politics, business, and entertainment.