The 2018 CNN Hero of the Year is….
CNN Sans ™ & © 2016 Cable News Network. Find the latest breaking news and information on the top stories, weather, business, entertainment, politics, and more. Congratulations to Dr. Ricardo Pun-Chong, who has been named the 2018 CNN Hero of the Year.Hosted by CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Kelly Ripa, the 12th annual “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute” aired live Sunday night from New York City. The program was started in 2007. © 2020 Cable News Network. The award is determined by online voters who selected Pun-Chong from among the top 10 CNN Heroes finalists. Congratulations to 2018 CNN Hero of the Year Ricardo Pun-Chong. 11 Dec 2018 - By WarnerMedia Staff Congratulations to Dr. Ricardo Pun-Chong , who has been named the 2018 CNN Hero of the Year . Follow CNN's coverage as PyeongChang, South Korea, hosts the 23rd Winter Olympic Games, February 9-25, 2018. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. CNN Heroes has also been nominated for the News & Documentary Emmy Awards and is the winner of 3 Gracies. CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute is a television special created by CNN to honor individuals who make extraordinary contributions to humanitarian aid and make a difference in their communities.

2019 Heroes [ edit ] The top 10 CNN Heroes of 2019 each received USD$10,000.