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Yahoo's Chris Moody to CNN - Posted October 20, 2014
CNN's Rachel Smolkin started off Monday with some big news for the Washington bureau and network. In its effort to further grow CNN Politics Digital, it has swooped up Yaho... [FishbowlDC]

CNN White House Correspondent Michelle Kosinski Marries Kimbell Rush Duncan - Posted August 11, 2014
[caption id="attachment_130554" align="alignleft" width="259"] Photo credit: CNN guest[/caption] CNN White House correspondent Michelle Kosinski wed retired investment banker turned philanthropist Kimb... [FishbowlDC]

David Chalian Named CNN Political Director - Posted June 6, 2014
CNN producer David Chalian has been named Political Director for the network, Washington Bureau Chief Sam Feist announced today. The fo... [TVNewser]

David Chalian Named CNN Political Director - Posted June 6, 2014
A Friday afternoon announcement within CNN named "Crossfire" supervising producer David Chalian CNN Political Director. Chalian, who joined the network in July 2013 after serving as VP of video programming for POLITICO, will manage CNN's political r... [FishbowlDC]

Jay Carney Toasts Brendan Buck's Move from Boehner's Office to AHIP - Posted May 13, 2014
In celebration of his move as press secretary for Speaker Boehner to America's Health Insurance Plans, Brendan Buck joined with friends Monday evening to toast to his new gig. We hear White House press secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

Behind the Scenes on Election Night At CNN - Posted November 6, 2013
We have a pretty good idea where you guys went to watch the election results come in. And while we desperately wanted to drink as well, we got an invite we just couldn't refuse: the Crossfire Control Room at CNN. Upon arrivin... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Hires Former ABC News Political Director David Chalian For 'Crossfire' - Posted July 29, 2013
CNN has hired David Chalian to be supervising producer of the "Crossfire" revamp, according to tweets sent by network tale... [TVNewser]

David Chalian Out at Politico - Posted July 2, 2013
As some may recall, Politico saved David Chalian's ass after his messy hot-mic comment and subsequent firing from Yahoo! News as their Washington Bureau Chief. During the August, 2012 incident for an online ABC News/Yahoo! ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 14, 2013
Quotes of the Day Rome unveils a new Pope "CNBC seems unprepared for #pope coverage. They don't have anyone translating what he's saying." -- WSJ's ... [FishbowlDC]

Ask Ms. Politico: 'Smith is a Jerk, Jones is Toast' - Posted December 12, 2012
Ever since we got our hands on Politico's hot new ethics manual, we've been staying up late at night memorizing the lines. Here's one we like..."If you find yourself heading into a problem area, it is a lot easier to ask for guidance in advance than to scrape off your shoe... [FishbowlDC]

Media Expert Publishes 'Bible' - Posted November 30, 2012
Asked if Paula Broadwell or Jill Kelley could benefit from reading his new book, ... [FishbowlDC]

The Morning Ticker: PLUM, Politico, Unity... - Posted October 12, 2012
PLUM TV has re-launched as a national lifestyle network with WMFP in Boston and WTVE in Philadelphia. PLUM has raised $4.4 million in investor financing since emerging from bankruptcy earlier this year and can be seen in 6 million homes. Former ABC News, PBS and Yahoo! executive David Chalian, terminated by his... [TVNewser]

Politico Snags David Chalian - Posted October 12, 2012
Ever since his hot mic flub, it was a mystery where longtime Washington journo David Chalian would wind up. This morning the cat's out of the bag: He's headed to Politico to be their VP of Video Programming to guide their expanding ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Gene Tweeting? - Posted August 30, 2012
I'll say this about Gene Weingarten. The man is entertaining. The problem is, I'm not sure if he's losing his mind and we're laughing at him, or if he is pulling an Andy Kaufman-esque stunt on us and laughing w... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 30, 2012
QUOTES of the DAY "You can't hear me. Isn't that convenient?" -- MSNBC's Chris Matthews Wednesday night during an interview in which he snapped at Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on immigration policy. Brewe... [FishbowlDC]

David Chalian Apologizes for Romney Remarks - Posted August 29, 2012
During an ABC NEWS/Yahoo online broadcast covering the convention Tuesday evening, Yahoo's David Chalian said, ""They're not concerned at all. They're happy to have a party with black people drowning," wh... [FishbowlDC]

David Chalian Apologizes for Romney Remarks - Posted August 29, 2012
During an ABC NEWS/Yahoo online broadcast covering the convention Tuesday evening, Yahoo's David Chalian said, ""They're not concerned at all. They're happy to have a party with black people drowning," wh... [PRNewser]

Yahoo News Fires D.C. Bureau Chief for Anti-Romney Remarks - Posted August 29, 2012
PR professionals know all about the damage that undisciplined outbursts, remarks and commentary can cause to one's career and respective employer--especially in the Internet age, when political outrage travels faster than videos of adorable kittens. ... [AgencySpy]

Yahoo News Fires D.C. Bureau Chief for Anti-Romney Remarks - Posted August 29, 2012
PR professionals know all about the damage that undisciplined outbursts, remarks and commentary can cause to one's career and respective employer--especially in the Internet age, when political outrage travels faster than videos of adorable kittens. ... [PRNewser]

ABC/Yahoo! Host David Chalian Terminated For 'Black People Drowning' Comment - Posted August 29, 2012
We have noted already that many of the TV news outlets have web-only video shows originating from the RNC. They share the usual format of TV, with an anchor or two talking to the same political analysts and correspondents. However, many other media outlets, from websites to newspapers, are also getting... [TVNewser]

ABC News Slates 30+ Hours Of Live-Streaming Coverage Of DNC and RNC - Posted August 17, 2012
ABC News has announced its coverage plans for the 2012 Republican and Democratic conventions. At the moment, the news division is getting one hour a night in primetime from 10-11PM to broadcast cover the events, though the network stresses that those are the only confirmed times, and that more hours may... [TVNewser]

Yahoo News Postulates a Villaraigosa 2016 Presidential Run - Posted July 31, 2012
Yahoo News writer David Chalian must not live in Los Angeles. Because if he did, the thought of a 2016 Villraigosa presidential run would seem comically far-fetched. But that doesn't stop Chalian from penning at least a thousand words on the prospect. It's easy to dismiss Villara... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 22, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo turns "Rachel" into a verb "Will 'Rachel' at 9:15pmish. My @maddow debut." -- WaPo's Jonathan Capehart. Question to Ponder: "How... [FishbowlDC]

Yahoo! News' Bombshell Hire: AFP's Olivier Knox - Posted February 1, 2012
Yahoo! News has swooped in and hired Olivier Knox, formerly a congressional correspondent for Agence France-Presse. He is their first White House Correspondent. Knox had been with AFP for more than a decade. Knox tol... [FishbowlDC]

ABC News and Yahoo! Launch New Political Web Shows - Posted January 23, 2012
ABC News's partnership with Yahoo! has resulted in several new web shows launching this week. Two of the shows are extensions of long-running blogs from George Stephanopoulos and ... [TVNewser]

Yahoo! News Celebrates Chalian, Campaign Season - Posted November 11, 2011
Photo L to R: Rick Klein, Robin Sproul, Richard Kaplan, Ross Levinsohn, Jonathan Karl, Amy Walter, Joe Ruffolo. If you didn't make it up to the rooftop of 101 Constitution Ave for Yahoo! News' swan... [FishbowlDC]

David Chalian to Yahoo! News - Posted November 2, 2011
PBS NewsHour's Political Editor David Chalian has been hired as Yahoo! News's Washington Bureau Chief. He begins Nov. 14. Yahoo announced the news on their website at about 2 a.m. this morning. "We reach more than 150 mil... [FishbowlDC]

Look Into Your Crystal Balls - Posted October 29, 2010
WaPo's Outlook section has launched its 15th annual Crystal Ball contest. Top political journalists--including WaPo's Chris Cillizza, ABC's Amy Walter, CNN... [FishbowlDC]

PBS Sets 'NewsHour' Election Plans - Posted October 22, 2010
PBS "NewsHour" has announced its coverage plans for the 2010 midterm elections. Jim Lehrer will anchor a special election night broadcast from 11 PM to midnight, with ... [TVNewser]

ABC Political Director Heads to 'NewsHour' - Posted June 10, 2010
ABC News' Political Director, David Chalian, joins "PBS NewsHour" to become its political editor as of this July, the program announced today. In addition to directing and managing political coverage for "NewsHour," Chalian will also be appeari... [TVNewser]

ABC's Chalian to PBS - Posted June 10, 2010
Longtime ABC News Political Director David Chalian has been picked up by PBS NewsHour as its political editor. Beginning on July 6th, Chalian will direct the NewsHour's political coverage across all broadcast and digital platforms, appear in regular political webcasts and develop additional original digital political content. ... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Post, ABC News Team up for Revamped 'Top Line' Webcast - Posted May 6, 2010
ABC News and The Washington Post are teaming up to present a new version of "Top Line," ABCNews.com's daily political webcast. The co-branded, 15-minute show will now feature a Washington Post journalist each day in a segment called "Post Politics." The show is hosted by ABC News' Political Director David Chalian and... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

'This Week' Live Tweet Due to Ana Marie Cox - Posted March 29, 2010
ABC's Jake Tapper, interim host of "This Week" until Christiane Amanpour takes over in August, is putting his own touches on the show, one of which is now including live tweeting. In a tweet this weekend, Tapper gives credit to GQ's Ana Mari... [FishbowlDC]

Journo Blizzard Videos Part II - Posted February 11, 2010
ABC correspondents Rick Klein, Jonathan Karl and David Chalian make their snow days productive. Klein goes for coff... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Turn Up to Game Change Soiree - Posted January 19, 2010
Savannah Guthrie, Michael Feldman and Game Change authors. On Monday night, Time and New York magazines hosted a party at the W Hotel's P.O.V. bar to celebrate Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morgan Freeman in DC for "Invictus" Screening - Posted December 1, 2009
Mediocre blackberry pic of Matthews and Freeman by yours truly. Renowned actor Morgan Freeman graced DC last evening for a screening of "Invictus," which hits theaters December 11th. Directed by... [FishbowlDC]

Coverage Plans: President Obama's Tuesday Address - Posted November 30, 2009
President Obama will address the nation from West Point 8pmET tomorrow on his Afghanistan plans. TVNewser reports that all networks will carry Obama's primetime address. And we're beginning to hear just how the nets and cable will cover... • CBS: Katie Couric will anchor CBS' live broadcas... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Wolffe, Tapper, Burnett... - Posted April 1, 2009
> MSNBC contributor Richard Wolffe has been named a senior strategist for Public Strategies, Inc. Wolffe tells Politico he will continue his work at the cable news network. > Fishbow... [TVNewser]

ABCNews.com Set to Launch New Web Show - Posted March 26, 2009
ABCNews.com will be adding another "ABC News NOW" show, Top Line, debuting Monday at NoonET. The 15-minute program will be hosted by ABC News' political director David Chalian and senior political reporter Rick Klein. The midday show will contain analysis and "inside scoop," and will include interviews and viewer interaction. Cl... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

ABCNEWS.com Intros Midday Political Webcast - Posted March 26, 2009
Beginning Monday at noon, ABCNEWS.com will offer viewers a 15 minute overview of the day's top political events, developments and insights via "Top Line." Hosted by ABC News' Political Director David Chalian and Senior Political Reporter and author of 'The Note,' Rick Klein, "Top Line" webcast will stream live on the ABCNEWS.com... [FishbowlDC]

About Tonight... - Posted November 4, 2008
(Photo Credit) Where will you be watching tonight's election results? We've asked all sorts of journos for their evening plans and they include an Atlanta hotel room, the Phoenix Biltmore, and Champs Sports Bar in Cincinnati. Join us after the jump... ... [FishbowlDC]

Making the Move — Invesco - Posted August 27, 2008
Sometime around 3amET, the cable and broadcast networks will be making the move to Invesco Field, to set up for Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech. The move was described to us as a "disaster," by an insider today, but it has to be done. ABC News political director ... [TVNewser]

"To Put It Simply, We're Covering Two Different Democatic Conventions" - Posted August 27, 2008
In March 2007, David Chalian became ABC's political director. In that time he's handled debates and primary nights. But with the Co... [TVNewser]

Hotline Profiles Chalian - Posted June 26, 2007
From their "Friday Feature": David Chalian is the pol. dir. for ABC News. He co-anchors "Politics Live," a daily political program on ABC News Now, the network's 24-hour digital outlet. He is also a regular contributor to the "This Week All Week" webcast with George Stephanopoulos. In addition, Chalian provides regular political... [FishbowlDC]

Davis, Travers, O'Keefe Step It Up At ABC News - Posted June 20, 2007
From the release: ABC News today announced two Deputy Political Directors and an ABCNEWS.com Senior Political Editor. Teddy Davis and Karen Travers will both serve as Deputy Political Directors and report to David Chalian who was promoted to ABC News Political Director in March 2007. Ed O'Keefe will serve as... [FishbowlDC]

Halperin's New Gig - Posted March 21, 2007
From ABC's David Westin: About a month ago, Mark Halperin came to me to say that he wanted more time to pursue writing " perhaps another book and possibly for a publication. We all know how valuable a member of our political reporting team Mark is, and he made... [FishbowlDC]

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