Jon Klein

Revolving Door (0)

Who's coming and who's going. Tell us about your job move! Receive the Revolving Door Newsletter with expert analysis by email twice a week.
No Revolving Door results were found.

Related Content (2)

Articles, transcripts, and more, available exclusively to AvantGuild members.

Revolving Door Newsletter: 09.24.10
Top Execs Out at CNN, NBC; Architectural Digest Rebuilds

Revolving Door Newsletter: 07.06.10
Gannett Papers Test Paywalls; Conde Appoints Digital Leader

Sightings (163)

Spotted around the media universe

MSNBC Promo Describes Rachel Maddow As a 'News Anchor' - Posted December 5, 2014
You won't likely see MSNBC host Rachel Maddow filling in for Brian Williams on "NBC Ni... [TVNewser]

#PalinTVShows Trending After Launch of 'The Sarah Palin Channel' - Posted July 28, 2014
She took the political world by storm during the election of 2008, and Sarah Palin is now looking to dominate the digital media landscape. The former VP candidate announced the "The Sarah Palin Channel" last night on Facebook. // ... [Lost Remote]

The Morning Ticker: Palin, Carney, Auerbach - Posted July 28, 2014
The Sarah Palin Channel, part of TAPP network of personality-driven online networks, has launched. "Are you tired of the media filters?, Well, I am," Palin says in a launch video. This is the first channel from TAPP founders Jon Klein, former president of CNN/U.S. and Je... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Morning Ticker: Palin, Carney, Auerbach - Posted July 28, 2014
The Sarah Palin Channel, part of TAPP network of personality-driven online networks, has launched. "Are you tired of the media filters?, Well, I am," Palin says in a launch video. This is the first channel from TAPP founders Jon Klein, former president of CNN/U.S. and Je... [FishbowlNY]

The Morning Ticker: Palin, Carney, Auerbach - Posted July 28, 2014
The Sarah Palin Channel, part of TAPP network of personality-driven online networks, has launched. "Are you tired of the media filters?, Well, I am," Palin says in a launch video. This is the first channel from TAPP founders Jon Klein, former president of CNN/U.S. and Je... [TVNewser]

Art Garfunkel and Good Housekeeping's Campaign to End Childhood Hunger - Posted May 28, 2014
There wasn't much that could top last week's head-spinning celebrity scene at Michael's, so today was pretty quiet by comparison except for the random appearance of Art Garfunkel. I guess I could have asked him about Paul Simon's recent trip to a Connecticut courtroom and perhaps gotten him... [GalleyCat]

Coming Soon: Sarah Palin's 'Rogue TV' - Posted March 14, 2014
Fox News contributor Sarah Palin is launching a digital video channel on Tapp, the service founded by former CNN president Jon Klein and former NBC entertainment chairma... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Ferns Plugs Obamacare | Sweeney Steps Down | Reporter Dies in Uganda - Posted March 12, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Ferns Plugs Obamacare | Sweeney Steps Down | Reporter Dies in Uganda - Posted March 12, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Former CNN Chief Jon Klein & Former NBC Exec Jeff Gaspin Launch TAPP - Posted March 11, 2014
Former CNN president Jon Klein and former NBC entertainment chairman Jeff Gaspin are launching TAPP, which stands for TV App. TAPP will be made up of dozens of chan... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Palin, Happiness, Syria - Posted March 10, 2014
Former CNN president Jon Klein is one of the principals behind a new subscription-based streaming network. The NYPost reports the network is looking for big name talent, and has eyes on Sarah Palin. ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters, Charlie Rose, Diane Sawyer, Matt Lauer Gather for Piers Morgan Book Party - Posted October 17, 2013
On a big night of news, many TV news power players took time to drop by The Carlyle Hotel for Piers Morgan's book bash. Morgan's "Sh... [TVNewser]

Al Jazeera America Interviews Finalists For President Role - Posted June 10, 2013
Al Jazeera America is closing in on finding its president. Last week, Ehab Al Shihabi (pictured left), the executive director of international operations for Al Jazeera and the senior executive in charge of developing Al Jazeera America, was in New Yo... [TVNewser]

Matt Blank, Dennis Basso and the Story Behind Meghan McCain's Latest TV Project - Posted April 3, 2013
Last week, it was all about authors and agents, and today it was television titans' turn in the rotating cast of characters that is Wednesdays at Michael's. Tonight when Liz Smith hosts her annual kick-off for her Literacy Partners' initiative, the joint... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Blank, Dennis Basso and the Story Behind Meghan McCain's Latest TV Project - Posted April 3, 2013
Last week, it was all about authors and agents, and today it was television titans' turn in the rotating cast of characters that is Wednesdays at Michael's. Tonight when Liz Smith hosts her annual kick-off for her Literacy Partners' initiative, the joint... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Matt Blank, Dennis Basso and the Story Behind Meghan McCain's Latest TV Project - Posted April 3, 2013
Last week, it was all about authors and agents, and today it was television titans' turn in the rotating cast of characters that is Wednesdays at Michael's. Tonight when Liz Smith hosts her annual kick-off for her Literacy Partners' initiative, the joint... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Zucker to Meet With NABJ to Discuss Network's State of Black Journalists - Posted February 25, 2013
CNN President Jeff Zucker is scheduled to meet today in Atlanta with the leadership of the National Association of Black Journalists to discuss the state of black journalists at the network, FishbowlDC has learned. ... [FishbowlDC]

Former CNN President Regrets Not Being Able to Hire Keith Olbermann - Posted February 2, 2013
Former CNN/US president Jon Klein joined HuffPost Live Friday to discuss ... [TVNewser]

CNN 'Starting Point' Staffers Brace Themselves - Posted January 30, 2013
The announcement that CNN is totally revamping its morning show and scrapping Soledad O'Brien's "Starting Point" has sent shivers through her staff. Insiders tell us Executive VP ... [FishbowlDC]

Piers Morgan on Recurring Dreams, Celebrity Feuds, and that Pesky Phone Hacking Thing - Posted October 10, 2011
There's a lot to the 4,900-word New York Magazine piece about CNN's Piers Morgan. There's the ... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien Book Party at Russell Simmons Pad - Posted November 14, 2010
TVNewser stopped by the book party for CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O'Brien Friday night at Russ... [TVNewser]

Lou Dobbs: 'If everyone at CNN had been fired for stupid things, they wouldn't have anyone to fill up the air.' - Posted October 19, 2010
Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs appearing on Julie Menin's show on NYNonstop, the digital channel of WNBC in New York, continued to bash his former employer, but had a sense of optimism about the new leadership. On Rick Sanchez: "Aside from t... [TVNewser]

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes Talks CNN, Rick Sanchez and Jon Klein Departures... On Fox News - Posted October 6, 2010
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes appeared on "Your World with Neil Cavuto" on Fox News Channel this afternoon. Cavuto got Bewkes to open up about the departures of ... [TVNewser]

Jim Bunning, Pink Floyd and Energy Drinks: Kathleen Parker and Eliot Spitzer Prep for Primetime on CNN - Posted October 4, 2010
Since their 8 PM show on CNN was announced, hosts Kathleen Parker and Eliot Spitzer have insisted that the program will not be another "Crossfire." That format, with a firebrand liberal faci... [TVNewser]

Insider Reacts to Former CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez Firing for Controversial Comments - Posted October 4, 2010
As we reported on Friday, CNN abruptly fired afternoon anchor Rick Sanchez. During a 20-minute satellite radio interview on Thursday, Sanchez made derogatory comments about Jews, his former empl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Insider Reacts to Former CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez Firing for Controversial Comments - Posted October 4, 2010
As we reported on Friday, CNN abruptly fired afternoon anchor Rick Sanchez. During a 20-minute satellite radio interview on Thursday, Sanchez made derogatory comments about Jews, his former empl... [FishbowlNY]

Breaking: Rick Sanchez Fired From CNN - Posted October 1, 2010
Just In: A statement from CNN: "Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company. We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish him well." Backstory: Sanchez, who joined CNN in 2004, was let go today after controversial comments he made yesterday during a radio interview. During Pete Dominick's satellite radio... [TVNewser]

'The Joy Behar Show' One Year Later - Posted October 1, 2010
TVNewser headed to the Paramount Hotel in Manhattan last night where Joy Behar and friends celebrated one year of HLN's "The Joy Behar Show" and her... [TVNewser]

CNN Shift: Roger Ailes on Jon Klein - Posted September 25, 2010
Among those commenting on the dismissal yesterday of CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein, Fox News Channel founder and chairman Roger Ailes: "Jon is a respected journalist and an expert in the digital ... [TVNewser]

Media News Friday Frenzy - Posted September 24, 2010
Today started with the massive media news about the departures of CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein and NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker and the news keeps coming. PRNewser colleagu... [PRNewser]

CNN Shift: Who Are Ken Jautz and Scot Safon? - Posted September 24, 2010
With Jon Klein's departure from CNN, two longtime Turner executives will be taking on new roles. Ken Jautz becomes EVP of CNN/U.S. and Scot Safon takes over for Jautz at HLN. ... [TVNewser]

Jon Klein out as CNN/U.S. President - Posted September 24, 2010
Breaking: CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein is leaving the company, the network confirms. HLN chief Ken Jautz will replace Klein at the parent netwo... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan: CNN's New Lineup will be 'Provocative, Aggressive and Ballsy" - Posted September 8, 2010
Newly minted CNN 9 PM host Piers Morgan knows he is not a familiar journalistic face to American audiences. He also knows that the cable news landscape is full of big personalities and opinions. Morgan has no intention of aping the competition, or using hi... [TVNewser]

It's Official: CNN Hires Piers Morgan - Posted September 8, 2010
CNN has made the worst-kept secret in TV news official: British television host Piers Morgan will be joining the network's primetime lineup in January. He will be based in New York, but will also work from Los Angeles and London. Morgan will be taking over at 9 PM, replacing broadcast legend ... [TVNewser]

CNN Senior VP Nancy Lane Leaving the Channel - Posted August 20, 2010
CNN/U.S. senior VP of editorial Nancy Lane, who oversees all domestic newsgathering operations for the network, is leaving the company. In a memo to CNN staffers this morning obtained by TVNewser, Lane said that after 29 years, she has decided to move on and take ... [TVNewser]

What Does CNN Have Planned For Fareed Zakaria? - Posted August 18, 2010
Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria is leaving the magazine to join Time. The news ... [TVNewser]

Michael Wolff, Vanity Fair Weigh in on CNN - Posted August 5, 2010
Vanity Fair's Michael Wolff writes about CNN and CNN U.S. President Jon Klein. Considering how well-tread the subject matte... [TVNewser]

The New Yorker Weighs In On CNN - Posted July 26, 2010
The New Yorker has tackled CNN's primetime woes... fashionably late, it seems. Nancy Franklin discusses the new 8 p.m. program, which will be hosted by ... [TVNewser]

CNN Closing In on Piers Morgan For 9 PM Slot - Posted July 14, 2010
According to multiple reports, CNN is close to hiring "America's Got Talent" judge Piers Morgan to replace Larry King at 9 p.m. The news is not totally unexpected. Rumors of Morgan jumping t... [TVNewser]

Report: More Cuts Coming at CBS News? - Posted July 12, 2010
Forbes' Dirk Smillie reports today that additional layoffs could be coming to CBS News and sooner rather than later: "My understanding is that the cuts are coming this month. I've heard this from the highest level," says one producer. If the cuts are made, it will be the third major round... [TVNewser]

Simon Cowell Says He Helped Broker Morgan Deal; CNN: 'There Is No Deal' - Posted July 2, 2010
The day after CNN/US President Jon Klein told B&C that the network execs "never have negotiated" with ... [TVNewser]

Who Will Replace Larry King At CNN? An Update - Posted July 1, 2010
TVNewser opened a poll yesterday asking you, our loyal readers, to vote on who should take over for CNN's outgoing 9 p.m. host Larry King. As a public service, we thought we wou... [TVNewser]

Poll: Who Will Replace Larry King? - Posted June 30, 2010
With Larry King announcing his impending departure comes the obvious question: who will be next in the 9pmET time slot? As strange as it sounds, the logical answer might be Piers Morgan. There was an ... [TVNewser]

Larry King Leaving His Show This Fall - Posted June 29, 2010
Breaking: CNN's 9 p.m. host Larry King has announced that he will be leaving his nightly talk show this Fall. King, who has been a staple on C... [TVNewser]

CNN's Jon Klein on Internal Reaction to Spitzer Hire: 'It's an innately controversial decision. I mean, there's no doubt about it' - Posted June 27, 2010
A jam-packed "Reliable Sources" this morning with many of the stories we've been covering this week. Some of the highlights: • CNN/U.S. President Jon Klein on hiring Eliot Spitzer as a prime-time host: "Ultimately, the fact that he had acknowledged his mistakes, had apologized for them and still was very much en... [TVNewser]

CNN's Jon Klein to Appear on 'Reliable Sources' - Posted June 25, 2010
CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein will be appearing on his own network's media criticism program, "Reliable Sources" on Sunday. TVNewser has learned Klein is booked to talk with Howard Kurtz about the controversial hiring this week of former New York governor ... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown's Time at CNN Coming to a Close - Posted June 24, 2010
In a Q&A with The Wrap's Dylan Stableford, CNN/US President Jon Klein confirms that anchor Campbell Brown... [TVNewser]

Rachel Sklar on The Unbearable Whiteness of Cable - Posted June 24, 2010
In the Daily Beast, Rachel Sklar takes on the cable news channels for their hiring practices of on-air talent. CNN just announced two new hosts for the 8 p.m. prime time hour recently vacated by Campbell Brown: Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker. Last week, MSNBC announced that the new host for its... [TVNewser]

CNN Changes its Tune With Spitzer/Parker Debate Show - Posted June 23, 2010
While naming Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker as hosts of a new 8 p.m. "roundtable" program on CNN was expected, it is still a transformational moment for the network, w... [TVNewser]

Eliot Spitzer, Kathleen Parker Hired by CNN - Posted June 23, 2010
Breaking: TVNewser has learned that former NY governor Eliot Spitzer and columnist Kathleen Parker have signed a contract with CNN. The pair will host an 8pmET roundtable discussion show to replace ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Well-Done: CNN Toasts to 20 Years of Blitzer - Posted June 1, 2010
Last week, thirty-nine of Wolf Blitzer's closest colleagues including David Bohrman, Candy Crowley, ... [FishbowlDC]

The Future for Larry King and CNN - Posted May 27, 2010
The NYTimes' Brian Stelter profiles the current state of affairs at 9pm on CNN. 76-year-old Larry King, who celebrates his 25th anniversary at the networ... [TVNewser]

CNN Begins Adding New Shows at 8pm - Posted May 24, 2010
With last week's announcement that Campbell Brown would be departing CNN, the network has programmed several specials for her 8pmET hour next month. Next Wednesday and Thursday, the network will air Dr. Sanjay Gupta... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown Resigns From CNN, Spitzer to Slip Into Brown's Spot? - Posted May 18, 2010
CNN's Campbell Brown has resigned. The following are statements from both CNN President ... [FishbowlDC]

Campbell Brown's CNN Run: Much Risk, Little Reward - Posted May 18, 2010
Three years ago, after a successful 11-year run at NBC News Campbell Brown jumped to CNN. It wasn't immediately clear how CNN would use their new hire, that came in to focus the following day... [TVNewser]

Report: Campbell Brown Leaving CNN - Posted May 18, 2010
Breaking: News emerging that CNN's Campbell Brown will leave the network. Mediaite's Steve Krakauer reports that CNN has granted Brown's request to be let out of ... [TVNewser]

CNN Flat-Out Denies Jon Klein Scolding of John King's Show - Posted May 12, 2010
It's a classic 'he said she said'. Today the Washington Examiner is reporting that CNN President Jon Klein dressed down John King's new program, John King, USA, by way of Senior Executive Producer Sam Feist and Executive Producer ... [FishbowlDC]

Dan Rather: CNN & CBS 'A Marriage that Makes Sense in Theory' - Posted May 11, 2010
Dan Rather appeared on Julie Menin's "Give and Take" interview show where he discussed, at length, the possi... [TVNewser]

Larry King Plays Musical Chairs - Posted May 3, 2010
Larry King's turbulent night of finding the right seat. "Count Larry" King, as he was dubbed, played his own personal game of musical chairs at the White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday night. While sitting at one of the CNN tables, King first drew attention to himself by approaching the dais during dinner in... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Friedman: 'CNN Should Devise a Strategy' to Take On FNC, MSNBC - Posted April 16, 2010
CNN's upfront presentation may have taken place earlier this week, but reaction to it continues. It was on Tue... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper, Dr. Death, and Snacks - Posted April 14, 2010
Tomorrow night on AC360, Anderson Cooper interviews Dr. Jack Kevorkian in a rare (but not his first, if you've read that somewhere else) interview since being released from prison nearly three year... [TVNewser]

FNC, MSNBC Respond to CNN's Sales Pitch - Posted April 14, 2010
After yesterday's CNN "Newsmakers" upfront for advertisers, cable competitors MSNBC and Fox News Channel are weighing in. During Tuesday's presentation, CNN Worldwide President ... [TVNewser]

TV News Top 10: Roger Ailes #1; Three NBC Execs Share #2 - Posted April 14, 2010
In concert with the NAB/RTDNA conference going on this week in Las Vegas, TVWeek has unveiled its annual Top 10 list of The Most Powerful in TV News. Fox News chairman and co-founder Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

The Most Powerful People in TV News - Posted April 13, 2010
TVWeek has released their "10 Most Powerful in TV News" list today. Who else but Fox News President Roger Ailes (who has long been called the "most powerful name" in news) tops the list. For as much as cable and national news channels squabble amongst themselves, all vying to be on... [FishbowlDC]

Changes at CNN: Janelle Rodriguez to Atlanta; Kathy O'Hearn to EP 'Campbell Brown' - Posted March 25, 2010
Continuing CNN's recent trend of announcing moves via tweet, CNN/US President Jon Klein announces today that "Campbell Brown" EP Janelle Rodriguez becomes CNN's new Director of Programming in Atlanta. ... [TVNewser]

Interview: Jennifer Martin, Senior PR Director for New Media and Digital Networks, CNN - Posted March 15, 2010
... [PRNewser]

CNN's Jon Klein: 'Why should we try and imitate what the other guys are doing?' - Posted March 5, 2010
CNN/U.S. President Jon Klein talks with TVGuide's Stephen Battaglio about the direction of the network and reaffirms his commitment to "straight-ahead news coverage," which he says is more profitable. Here's what Klein had to say about CNN's primetime/Fox News as well as Fox's response: Noting that CNN's 2009 prime-time audience was... [TVNewser]

CNN Named 'Most Trusted' on Racial, Cultural Issues - Posted February 26, 2010
It seems there's a new poll or survey every week naming this or that network "the most trusted" in some category. The latest comes from TheLoop21.com (with UNITY: Journalists of Color), which "asked journalists of color to share their views on racial coverage in the news." Among the questions posed was... [TVNewser]

Lunch: 'Bag Lady' & Madoff Victim Alexandra Penney: 'Writing Well is the Best Revenge!' - Posted January 27, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE Things must be looking up in the journalism biz, because Michael's dining room was jam packed with media folks of every stripe. While CEOs and spinmeisters held court from their usual perches, writers and editors were shoehorned in all over the place. I was glad I got there earl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: 'Bag Lady' & Madoff Victim Alexandra Penney: 'Writing Well is the Best Revenge!' - Posted January 27, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE Things must be looking up in the journalism biz, because Michael's dining room was jam packed with media folks of every stripe. While CEOs and spinmeisters held court from their usual perches, writers and editors were shoehorned in all over the place. I was glad I got there earl... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Programming Moves Questioned by Washington Bureau Staff - Posted January 26, 2010
Politico's Michael Calderone writes about "anxiety" being exhibited at CNN and reports that at a recent annual meeting with CNN Worldwide president Jim Walto... [TVNewser]

CNNI EVP: 'We Knew It Would be Difficult Under Normal Circumstances' - Posted January 14, 2010
TVNewser spoke with CNN International EVP Tony Maddox this afternoon about the logistics of covering a massive disaster like the earthquake in Haiti. Maddox tells us he has 40-50 people on the ground there now, which requires a lot of qui... [TVNewser]

CNN Adds Ali Velshi to Dayside Anchor Lineup - Posted January 7, 2010
Breaking: TVNewser has learned that CNN will be moving its chief business correspondent, Ali Velshi, to the 1-3pmET "CNN Newsroom" time slot. A formal announcement from the network is expected shortly. In a note to sta... [TVNewser]

TV Doctors Celebrate Release of Sanjay Gupta's New Book - Posted December 15, 2009
"I'm grateful all the docs showed up, it's amazing, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, they're all here. So if something happens, you're going to be very well taken care of, and the whole world is going to know about it." Last night, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta threw a party in midtown Manhattan for... [TVNewser]

Anchors to Rotate for 'CNN Tonight' - Posted November 17, 2009
A number of CNN regulars will be anchoring 7pmET broadcasts for CNN this fall as a part of a special rotation and TVNewser has learned some of the early plans. Lou Dobbs' ... [TVNewser]

Jon Klein: CNN is "Extremely Committed" to SOTU - Posted November 16, 2009
More from Marisa Guthrie's B&C story on the Sunday shows. CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein says he is "extremely committed" to the network's four-hour Sunday show "State of the Union with John King," which includes the medi... [TVNewser]

Dobbs Leaves CNN, John King to Host New Program at 7pm - Posted November 12, 2009
CNN has announced this morning that John King, anchor of Sunday's "State of the Union" program on the network, will take over the 7pmET time slot on CNN early next. The spot was previously held by Lou Dobbs... [TVNewser]

King Gets Dobbs' CNN Time Slot - Posted November 12, 2009
CNN announced this morning that John King will take over the 7pm time slot vacated by ... [FishbowlDC]

Lou Dobbs Leaves CNN - Posted November 12, 2009
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lou Dobbs Leaves CNN - Posted November 12, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

Journalist and Author Lou Dobbs Leaving CNN - Posted November 12, 2009
Yesterday TVNewser reporter Kevin Allocca broke the news that Lou Dobbs, the author of "... [GalleyCat]

Lou Dobbs Leaving CNN - Posted November 11, 2009
BREAKING: TVNewser has heard from multiple sources that Lou Dobbs will announce he is leaving CNN on his program tonight at 7pmET. A CNN spokesperson could not confirm nor deny that Dobbs would make an announcement about his future at C... [TVNewser]

CNN's Klein: Network Not Going to Run 'Cartoons' for Ratings - Posted November 5, 2009
In the LA Times, Matea Gold examines CNN's recent prime time rati... [TVNewser]

Major Changes at CNN. Nelson Leaving, Matthews Moving, 'More Than a Dozen' Jobs Created - Posted November 4, 2009
First on TVNewser: A shake-up announced today at CNN. Mark Nelson, who has overseen CNN Productions since 2005, is leaving the network while Atlanta-based head of live programming Scott ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Jon Klein to Staff: We Refuse to do the Things that Might Get us a Quick Number or Cater to the Extremes that Would Alienate our Core Viewers - Posted October 27, 2009
On a day when a host of stories are headlining CNN's fourth place finish in prime time demo for the month, CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein spent a few minutes of his morning editorial phone call to reassure the troops. "We are the lucky ones," he concludes, in a transcript of t... [TVNewser]

CNN Unveils New Site - Posted October 23, 2009
The CNN talent and brass turned out for a TV-style debut of the new CNN.com last night at the One Time Warner Center in NYC. Some guests were greeted as they arrived by anchor Campbell Brown and "American Morning" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Safer, Sawyer, Gibson, O'Reilly Turn Out to Remember Don Hewitt - Posted October 19, 2009
This morning the Rose Hall at the Time Warner Center was packed with friends and colleagues of legendary CBS Newsman Don Hewitt, who died in August. In attendance, Hewitt's "60 Minutes" correspondent corps including ... [TVNewser]

Deborah Norville: 'I Don't Think Anybody Tunes in to a Broadcast Because it's a Chick Anchoring It or a Guy Anchoring It' - Posted October 15, 2009
We headed out to Michael's last night for a party for Deborah Norville's new book "The Power of Respect." In the room, "60 Minutes" EP Jeff Fager, "48 Hours" EP ... [TVNewser]

That Must Have Been an Interesting Lunch - Posted October 14, 2009
•NY Post sighting Tuesday afternoon: "FOX News chief Roger Ailes at a prominent table at Michael's for lunch with his CNN counterpart, Jon Klein . . ." ... [TVNewser]

Party For Joy. Walters, Whoopi and More Gather at the Oak Room - Posted September 24, 2009
"The View" co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar and Barabara Walters celebrate Behar's new HLN show at the Plaza Hotel last night. The famed Oak Room at New York's Plaza Hotel was the setting for a party last night to celebrate the launch of HLN's "... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Given Lifetime Achievement at News and Doc Emmys - Posted September 22, 2009
Marc Bryan-Brown PhotographyTVNewsers flocked to Lincoln Center last night for the 30th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. In addition to the competitive awards, Barbara Wal... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Leaves "Comfort Zone" - Posted September 16, 2009
TVNewser headed over to Michael's this afternoon for a launch lunch for Christiane Amanpour's new international news program, "Amanpour." It's a culmination of sorts for Amanpour who "grew up with the network" having gotten her start 26 years ago on CNN's foreign desk when she was a self-described "little dweeb." The new... [TVNewser]

CNN Avoids Booking Talk Radio Hosts|Playboy and Maxim Go Well Together|MTV Reveals Revamped Schedule|Portfolio.com Returns|Conn. Paper's Publisher Emerges From Ch. 11 - Posted August 12, 2009
TVNewser: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN Avoids Booking Talk Radio Hosts|Playboy and Maxim Go Well Together|MTV Reveals Revamped Schedule|Portfolio.com Returns|Conn. Paper's Publisher Emerges From Ch. 11 - Posted August 12, 2009
TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Brad Pitt, Jon Klein, Regis on Fast Money - Posted August 12, 2009
> The "Today" show has an exclusive interview with Brad Pitt this week. Ann Curry conducted the interview in New Orleans that's scheduled to air Thursday, August 13th. > We recently posted an exclusive story about CNN President Jon Klein... [TVNewser]

No More Talk Radio Hosts on CNN? - Posted August 11, 2009
... [TVNewser]

What's Dobbs' Standing at CNN? - Posted August 3, 2009
The AP recap of the Lou Dobbs controversy surrounding the "birther" movement asks the simple question many of you have asked: "How does Lou Dobbs keep his job?" As we were ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Jon Klein Plays Defense at TCA - Posted July 29, 2009
This week at the Television Critics Association press tour, CNN President Jon Klein had to defend his network after two weeks in the public eye following Lou Dobbs' coverage of the "birthers" movement. During a three-hour panel Klein continued t... [TVNewser]

Jon Klein on Birthers: "It Seems This Story is Dead" - Posted July 24, 2009
TVNewser has learned CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein sent an email to a handful of "Lou Dobbs Tonight" staffers last night regarding the coverage of the so-called birthers and the validity of Pres. Obama's birth in the U.S. In part, Klein writes, "It seems this story is dead- because anyone who still is... [TVNewser]

Network Statements On The Death Of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
ABC News Anchor Charles Gibson: "Walter Cronkite was and always will be the gold standard. His objectivity, his even-handedness, his news judgment are all great examples. He, as much as anyone, is responsible for developing network television news. He set the standard. He told it 'the way it is' and all... [FishbowlDC]

A Look At The Future Of Investigative Reporting, Just In Time For IRE Conference - Posted June 10, 2009
TVNewser contributor Alissa Krinsky's timing sure is good. She has a piece up on the future of investigative journalism just in time for the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference this weekend, held this year in Baltimore. Krinsky also interviews ... [FishbowlDC]

Middle of the Road and Back of the Pack for CNN in Prime - Posted May 31, 2009
Politico's Michael Calderone gets ahead of Monday's May ratings release with an in-depth story on CNN's prime time ratings woes. Since Obama took office, CNN's prime-time audience has dropped sharply, raising doubts about whether the network's middle-of-the-road strategy can be effective against more opinionated programming on Fox News and MSNBC. CNN/U.S. president ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.28.09 - Posted April 28, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. It is day 99 covering the Obama administration an... [FishbowlDC]

Celebrating The "Superior Species" - Posted April 27, 2009
Meredith Vieira is a BFOM: a "Big Fan of Matrix." The Today show anchor not only emceed this year's Matrix Awards, honoring extraordinary achievements by women in the communications industry, she is also a past winner. "This is a room full of such accomplished women, it's a little mind-boggling," Vieira told TVNewser... [TVNewser]

CNN's Prime Time Woes: "Klein's Got to Make it Sexy" - Posted April 27, 2009
The April cable ratings month ended last night, and later today we'll get the final numbers for Friday which will determine whether CNN will finish fourth in prime time (8-11pm) in the ad-friendly A25-54 demo. But it's looking that way. The NYTimes' Bill Carter ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 03.30.09 - Posted March 30, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 70 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Klein / Griffin Verbal Battle As CNN Cedes Second Place in Prime to MSNBC - Posted March 27, 2009
Here is the AP story we mentioned earlier today on the cable news ratings picture. David Bauder begins with: CNN is poised to finish March third in the prime-time weeknight ratings behind Fox News Channel and MSNBC, the first time this has ever happened for the channel that pioneered the cable news... [TVNewser]

CNN's Klein Jokes About Ailes, Talks "Food Fight Du Jour" - Posted March 26, 2009
CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein appeared on a Kalb Report panel at the National Press Club on Monday in a lengthy Q&A about the state of the media. A full transcript can be found here. Politico's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 03.25.09 - Posted March 25, 2009
h/t Shenan... [FishbowlDC]

Interest in Journalism Not "In Crisis," Business Model May Be - Posted March 24, 2009
Four of journalism's most influential executives- AP President Tom Curley, NPR President ... [FishbowlDC]

The Doctor Is Not In - Posted March 5, 2009
CNN U.S. President Jon Klein confirms tonight that Dr. Sanjay G... [FishbowlDC]

What Will Roland Martin Mean For "No Bias, No Bull"? - Posted February 26, 2009
Yesterday we reported CNN political contributor Roland Martin will be filling in for eight weeks while ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.20.09 - Posted January 20, 2009
Happy Inauguration Day Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of ... [FishbowlDC]

2008 Ratings: CNN Wins Demo At 5pm and 10pmET - Posted December 31, 2008
CNN had averaged a higher Total Viewer and A25-54 demo rating during 2008 in prime time than any other year in its history. It also topped FNC at 5pmET (The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer) and at 10pmET (... [TVNewser]

Klein on Layoffs: "We Actually Have More People Working at CNN Than Worked Here a Year Ago" - Posted December 29, 2008
CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein reflects on 2008 in an interview with The Huffington Post's Danny ... [TVNewser]

CNN "Redeploying" DC Bureau Correspondents, McIntyre Leaves Network - Posted December 12, 2008
CNN announced today it is "redeploying some of its Washington-based correspondents" today, making Ed Henry the senior White House correspondent, Dana Bash the senior congressional correspondent and ... [TVNewser]

Planet Still in Peril on CNN - Posted December 10, 2008
Within the next few days, CNN is expecting a big response from several corporations and individuals who may not be very happy with the way they are portrayed in the upcoming two-hour documentary, "Planet in Peril: Battle Lines." "I expect them to, in a perfect world, to say 'we w... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.25.08 - Posted November 25, 2008
Good Morning Washington. What DC restaurant is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly." Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Hughley: "I Think We're Breaking Convention" - Posted November 16, 2008
Following its premiere less than a month ago, CNN's "D.L. Hughley Breaks The News" has garnered much attention and response. After the first episode, which included a ... [TVNewser]

"People Have Learned New Viewing Habits" - Posted November 10, 2008
The AP's David Bauder takes a look at the cable news landscape through the lens of an Obama White House. Frank Sesno, the former CNN Washington bureau chief... [TVNewser]

CNN's Klein on Keeping Viewers Primed - Posted November 7, 2008
While CNN had its highest viewership ever on Election Night, Fox News remains the leader in cable news, while MSNBC ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.06.08 - Posted November 6, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Klein On Holograms: "One Day All TV News Will Be Done That Way" - Posted November 5, 2008
More than 27 million people watched the three cable news channels last night between 8-11pm. CNN, Fox News and MSNBC all set viewership records as the 21-month long presidential election came to a climax. CNN was the top rated broadcast in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. Last night saw ... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown on the "Gamble" of Commentary Without "Punching Bag" - Posted October 21, 2008
Howard Kurtz of The Washington Post profiles CNN's Campbell Brown, who ... [TVNewser]

Comedy News Network? - Posted October 16, 2008
Yes, the cable news channels have gotten funnier over the years. Sometimes it happens without even trying and sometimes they just try too hard. But a comedian getting his own cable news show? That's news. Fox News tried news-omedy with Half Hour News Hour (canceled) and keeps some overnight viewers laughing with... [TVNewser]

FBNY at the TimeWarner Politics Summit 2008 - Posted October 13, 2008
FBNY is uptown at the Time Warner Center attending day one of the two day Time Warner Political Summit. Currently we're watching Campbell Brown moderate a panel that includes Time's Rick Stengel, CNN's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FBNY at the TimeWarner Politics Summit 2008 - Posted October 13, 2008
FBNY is uptown at the Time Warner Center attending day one of the two day Time Warner Political Summit. Currently we're watching Campbell Brown moderate a panel that includes Time's Rick Stengel, CNN's ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Politics Conference: Campbell's Keynote - Posted October 13, 2008
Today's "Politics 2008" conference at Time Warner kicks off with a keynote roundtable moderated by CNN's Campbell Brown. The panel features CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein, Time Magazine managing editor Richard Stengel, Vanity Fair editor ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Joy Behar, Star Jones & Another Sarah Palin Doppelganger - Posted October 8, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The joint was jumping at Michael's today. Media mavens, television types and fashionistas were still trying to digest the week's head spinning events but, in true New York style, weren't letting a worldwide tanking economy get in the way of a good time. There was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Joy Behar, Star Jones & Another Sarah Palin Doppelganger - Posted October 8, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The joint was jumping at Michael's today. Media mavens, television types and fashionistas were still trying to digest the week's head spinning events but, in true New York style, weren't letting a worldwide tanking economy get in the way of a good time. There was... [FishbowlNY]

Election '08: Cable vs. Networks - Posted September 12, 2008
Who are the big winners during the 2008 election season — the cablers or the networks? Matea Gold writes about the debate for the Los Angeles Times. The arguments are shaped by two quoted throughout the piece, CNN/U.S. president ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.05.08 - Posted September 5, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Historic Victory on Final DNC Night - Posted September 1, 2008
CNN accomplished something on Thursday that had never happened in its more than 28 year history. The 10pmET broadcast of Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech at the DNC was ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Gustav edition): Shep, Anderson, Gibson... - Posted September 1, 2008
> FNC's Shepard Smith gets some high praise from the Kansas City Star's Aaron Barnhart. "Now that Shepard Smith is on Fox, there's really no reason to watch anything else," he writes. "Knowledge of his home state and his experienc... [TVNewser]

Denver '08: We Drink CNN's Milkshake! - Posted August 27, 2008
CNN may equal politics, but the CNN Grill equals heaven. FBNY is currently inside the Grill drinking a chocolate milkshake with no plans to move, maybe ever. CNN has done a very good job of branding the convention space and the Grill (in our opinion) is the crowning glory.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Denver '08: We Drink CNN's Milkshake! - Posted August 27, 2008
CNN may equal politics, but the CNN Grill equals heaven. FBNY is currently inside the Grill drinking a chocolate milkshake with no plans to move, maybe ever. CNN has done a very good job of branding the convention space and the Grill (in our opinion) is the crowning glory.... [FishbowlNY]

Klein: "This is How Ted Turner Started" - Posted August 26, 2008
The CNN breakfast this morning brought out many of the CNN anchors and correspondents. And it also featured CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein (who is recently Twitter-ing). We talked to Klein (and a CNN correspondent who stopped by) in the CNN Grill this morning about CNN's cov... [TVNewser]

"Wherever Wolf is, That's Where The Situation Room Is" - Posted August 26, 2008
Or so says Wolf Blitzer. And this morning, The Situation Room was at the CNN Grill. TVNewser checked out the scene, which included many CNN anchors chowing down on scrambled eggs and French toast. Besides Blitzer, Anderson Cooper, ... [TVNewser]

Powerful Foursome - Posted August 26, 2008
Alright, the picture's not fantastic. But when Hilary Rosen, CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein, ... [TVNewser]

With CNN Expansion, Comes Job "Redefinement" - Posted August 13, 2008
Yesterday CNN announced it was expanding its domestic presence by opening bureaus in 10 U.S. cities. The press release called it a doubling of U.S. newsgathering. But when a 28-year-old company expands you can bet there will be changes to existing personnel too. And that is the case with CNN. TVNewser has... [TVNewser]

Thursday Party for Sunday Talker - Posted July 17, 2008
TVNewser hears CNN's Wolf Blitzer will be celebrating his ten-year anniversary as anchor of Late Edition tonight at Marcel's Restaurant in Washington, DC. CNN/U.S. President Jon Klein, political director Sam Feist, DC bureau chief ... [TVNewser]

"Black in America" Packs Time Warner Center - Posted July 16, 2008
The 10th floor theater at the Time Warner Center was packed with hundreds of guests last night for a preview of CNN's new Black in America series — so much so, two overflow rooms were needed. Before the crowds watched a 30-minute preview of three upcoming specials, ... [TVNewser]

Dueling Docs Look at Presidential Candidates - Posted July 13, 2008
CNN announced it would be airing a pair of hour-long documentaries about Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama. The documentaries debut August 20 at 8pmET (McCain) and 9pmET (Obama). Correspondent John King fronts the McCain documentary, and ... [TVNewser]

Tony Snow's Death: Jon Klein Statement - Posted July 12, 2008
Statement from CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein: "Tony Snow was a highly respected colleague and a friend to many of us. The intelligence and warmth he brought to every conversation will be missed and the example he set of professionalism combined with humanity will be long remembered. He loved this country and its... [TVNewser]

CNN's iReport Film Festival - Posted July 11, 2008
CNN is taking their citizen journalism platform to the next level. Today the network announced the first ever iReport Film Festival which will allow iReporters to document the 2008 presidential campaigns from their own point of view. Said CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein... [TVNewser]

Larry King Becomes A Hollywood Square - Posted July 10, 2008
Larry King, "broadcast icon," gets the Hollywood royal treatment this afternoon. The city will name the intersection of Sunset and Cahuenga Boulevards "Larry King Square," in honor of King. The CNN anchor is based out of CNN's Los Angeles bureau, located at that int... [TVNewser]

Radio/TV: Klein Is So Popular... - Posted April 17, 2008
CNN Prez Jon Klein apparently got up three times during the speeches last night to answer "urgent" calls, causing one dinner attendee to mutter to FishbowlDC: "Klein was like the B list celebrity who has himself paged by the pool so people would notice him." ... [FishbowlDC]

Klein Pats His Network On The Back - Posted February 25, 2008
An internal CNN email by CNN President Jon Klein, obtained by FishbowlDC: February 25, 2008 To: CNN U.S. Staff From: Jon Klein Re: Winning Streak In the era of instantaneous feedback, we have made a point not to obsess over minute-by-minute or daily ratings. However,... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.06.08 - Posted February 6, 2008
Good morning Washington. Ten years ago, Washington National Airport was renamed Ronald Reagan Airport. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.20.07 - Posted December 20, 2007
Good morning Washington. On this day in 2002, Sen. Trent Lott resigned as Senate Majority Leader. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | REVOLVING DOOR | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.18.07 - Posted December 18, 2007
Good morning Washington. Don Rumsfeld resigned a year ago today and Brad Pitt, Keith Richards and Christina Aguilera all turn a year older today. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | ... [FishbowlDC]

Bernstein Becomes a CNN Analyst - Posted December 3, 2007
From the release: Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Carl Bernstein, best known for his reporting work with Bob Woodward about the Watergate scandal, will join CNN this election season as an analyst, it was announced today by Jon Klein, president of CNN/U.S. He will appear on the full line-up of CNN's broadcasts... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.03.07 - Posted December 2, 2007
Good morning Washington. It's Julianne Moore's birthday today, which means it's a great day, and, amazingly, it falls only one week after Freckle Pride Day. You think J-school is a waste of time. NEWSPAPERS Can you ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.30.07 - Posted July 30, 2007
Good morning Washington. Washington Post reports, "Four days after the Democratic debate in Charleston, S.C., more than 400 questions directed to the GOP presidential field have been uploaded on YouTube, as Republicans are scheduled to take their turn ... [FishbowlDC]

Paula Zahn, The Day After - Posted July 25, 2007
The write-ups are in on the Paula Zahn resignation, reported first on TVNewser. Zahn tells TVWeek's Michelle Greppi, "I wanted to move on and he (CNN/U.S. president ... [TVNewser]

Paula Zahn Resigns - Posted July 24, 2007
First on TVNewser: Paula Zahn has resigned from CNN. Zahn hosted CNN's 8pm ET program, Paula Zahn Now. The departure comes just one day after Campbell Brown signed on... [TVNewser]

CNN's Numbers Game - Posted July 23, 2007
In this afternoon's conference call, announcing the hiring of Campbell Brown, CNN/U.S. President Jon Klein once again said CNN was posting its best ratings since the Gulf War adding, "our ratings are moving exactly in the right direction." He made the same claim at the TCA press tour last week. A... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown On CNN Move: "What I Am Doing Carries Risk, But I Wanted The Challenge" - Posted July 23, 2007
In a conference call with reporters this afternoon, CNN/U.S. President Jon Klein announced Campbell Brown will "be anchoring a show in the evening" with a specific time period to be determined "over the next several days." Without saying exactly which hour Brown would occupy, Klein did acknowledge that "everybody is... [TVNewser]

Done Deal: Campbell Brown Joins CNN - Posted July 23, 2007
Just a day after signing off from NBC News, comes the announcement that Campbell Brown is indeed jumping to CNN. "Campbell stands out in this business as an impressive anchor with a distinctive ability to connect with viewers," said Jon Klein,... [TVNewser]

The 'Killer' Backlash Against NBC 'Pornography' - Posted April 20, 2007
As Brian Williams said on Wednesday, airing the Virginia Tech shooter's "manifesto" was a "sick business," and has turned into more than a bit of a P.R. nightmare for the peacock network. Here's a brief timeline/summary of the heat on NBC: Wednesday 6:00PM E... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The 'Killer' Backlash Against NBC 'Pornography' - Posted April 20, 2007
As Brian Williams said on Wednesday, airing the Virginia Tech shooter's "manifesto" was a "sick business," and has turned into more than a bit of a P.R. nightmare for the peacock network. Here's a brief timeline/summary of the heat on NBC: Wednesday 6:00PM E... [FishbowlNY]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [FishbowlNY]

more...