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Katty Kay Named Anchor of 'BBC World News America' - Posted September 7, 2011
Longtime BBC Washington correspondent Katty Kay has been named lead anchor of "BBC World News America," the nightly newscast that airs on the BBC World News cable channel and on PBS stations across the U.S. Kay is effectively replacing ... [TVNewser]

Rome Hartman joining NBC News; will oversee new Brian Williams primetime show - Posted June 1, 2011
Rome Hartman is leaving BBC America and joining NBC News where he will be Executive Producer of the new primetime magazine hour anchored by Brian Williams. ... [TVNewser]

ABC's Jim Sciutto to Anchor 'BBC World News America' - Posted April 25, 2011
•Viewers tuning into "BBC World News America" on PBS tonight may see a familiar face. ABC News correspondent Jim Sciutto will be anchoring the broadcast, while regular anchor Matt Frei takes the night off. ABC is a newsgathering partner of the BBC.... [TVNewser]

And the 2011 duPont Awards go to... - Posted December 22, 2010
Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism announced the winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards today. Among the 13 winners of a silver baton were ABC News, BBC America, CBS News, and PBS. ... [TVNewser]

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on BBC World News America: I Am Popular, Facebook Says So - Posted November 10, 2010
Pervez Musharraf, former president and military ruler of Pakistan, brought up Facebook during an interview with BBC World News America anchor Matt Frei on his plans to run for office again. The exchange between the two men, after Frei suggests that Musharraf might not be popular: Musharraf: I think that is very w... [WebNewser -]

Election 2010: BBC News Midterm Coverage Plans - Posted October 28, 2010
The U.S. networks have all announced their midterm election coverage plans, and now the BBC is joining them. At 7 PM on election night BBC America will air a special edition of "BBC Wor... [TVNewser]

TV News Crews in Place for Chile Mine Rescue - Posted October 11, 2010
TV News correspondents are descending on Chile's Atacama desert as the rescue of 33 miners trapped since August 5 is now just days away. "Today" show national correspondent Natalie Morales left New York for Chile on Friday and began reporting today for NBC News and Th... [TVNewser]

Jon Sopel Filling-in on 'WNA' - Posted July 20, 2010
"BBC World News America" is bringing in well-known British journalist Jon Sopel from the mother country to fill-in for Matt Frei during his two-week vacation. He started M... [TVNewser]

Newsers Return to Haiti Six Months After the Quake - Posted July 8, 2010
July 12 will mark the six month anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti and newsers including CNN's Anderson Cooper and Sanjay Gupta, who were bo... [TVNewser]

'World News America' Heads to Rio - Posted May 23, 2010
"BBC World News America" will be broadcasting from Brazil this Thursday and Friday. Anchor Matt Frei, who's normally based out of Washington with Katty Kay, will be in Sao Paulo on the 27t... [TVNewser]

CNN Alums 'Anchor' Corporate Coverage of Business Conference - Posted May 18, 2010
Two former CNNers, Miles O'Brien and Veronica De La Cruz, are together at the anchor desk this week. But not on a news network. The pair picked up an unique gig in Orlando "anchoring" at the broadcast cen... [TVNewser], To Live Stream Election Shows - Posted May 6, 2010 and are among the news sites providing streaming coverage of today's U.K. election results. Viewers in the U.S. can also watch special coverage live via CNN's iPhone app. Leading the coverage from CNN's London bureau will be anchor Becky Anderson joined by veteran political reporter and commentator Robin Oakley... [WebNewser -]

Newsers Take the Stage - Posted April 26, 2010
•Fox News White House Correspondent Major Garrett performs tonight in "The Play's the Thing!," a Shakespearean homage by Peter Byrne in Washington. Details on that one here. BBC America's ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams on Brian Williams: 'Rapidly Graying, Hunched Over...' - Posted March 29, 2010
BBC World News America anchor Matt Frei spoke with NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams for Frei's BBC Radio 4 programme, "Am... [TVNewser]

'World News America' Live from Cuba - Posted February 25, 2010
Tonight, Matt Frei will anchor "BBC World News America" from Cuba, a rare opportunity for an American based-newscast. TVNewser spoke with "World News America" EP Rome Hartma... [TVNewser]

Couric Discusses the Importance of Anchors on the Ground in Haiti with Charlie Rose - Posted January 19, 2010
On "Charlie Rose," CBS "Evening News" anchor Katie Couric discussed her experiences and many of the scenes she witnessed during the three days she spent in ... [TVNewser]

BBC Hosts CPJ International Press Freedom Awards Reception - Posted November 20, 2009
Joel Simon, CPJ Executive Director; Ronnate Tissainayagam, wife of imprisoned Sri Lankan journalist J.S. Tissainayagam; ... [FishbowlDC]

BBC World News America - The Germany Edition - Posted November 8, 2009
•German-born Matt Frei, who reported from Berlin on the day the Wall fell 20 years ago, returns to his native country to anchor BBC World News America from the historic Brandenburg Gate, tomorrow on BBC America at 7pmET. ... [TVNewser]

BBC Asks, One Year Later, How Much Change? - Posted November 1, 2009
We haven't heard from the other networks about whether or how they will mark the one year anniversary of the election of Barack Obama, but BBC World News America is planning three reports on the occasion this week. The series titled "How Much Change?" begins tomorrow with a look at how the... [TVNewser]

Ted Koppel on BBC Tonight - Posted October 12, 2009
•Contributing Analyst Ted Koppel joins Matt Frei on tonight's BBC World News America for a discussion on the state of security in Pakistan. After today's bomb... [TVNewser]

Just As We Were Trying to Forget Last September, TV News is Here to Remind Us - Posted September 13, 2009
This month CNBC is taking a stroll down memory lane. You remember last September: when the stock market plummeted, housing prices took a nose dive, and the unemployment rate began setting its sights on 10%. Well, tonight at 10pmET, Maria Bartiromo anchors 1 Year Later: Reflections from the Street. Bartiromo sits down... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 10, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and a roundtable with former adviser to Pres. George W. Bush, Karen Hughes, NBC's Andrea Mitchell, Democratic Strategist Bob Shrum and Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Schieffer, Frei, Wilson... - Posted June 24, 2009
> Bob Schieffer's younger brother has officially kicked off his run for governor of Texas. Tom Schieffer, a Democrat and a former ambassador to Australia and Japan during the administration of President ... [TVNewser]

NPR Weekend Edition Host To Anchor BBC "World News America" Tonight - Posted June 22, 2009
NPR Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon will guest anchor BBC "World News America" tonight, sitting in for ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Williams, Simon, Wapner... - Posted June 22, 2009
> "Welcome to the Nantucket Film Festival — where Jews come to be honored," cracked NBC's Brian Williams, as he emceed the annual Film Festival this weekend. The event honored actor/director Harold Ramis. "I never thought I'd say this but how do you follow Brian Williams?," joked Ramis.... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Frei, Maddow, Diamond... - Posted June 12, 2009
> BBC World News America, anchored by Matt Frei, posted a .14 rating in the A25-54 demo on Monday, tying CNN's Lou Dobbs Tonight, reports Broadcasting & Cable. Last week the broadcast averaged a .10.... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Brokaw, Koppel, Maddow... - Posted June 4, 2009
> NBC's Tom Brokaw interviews President Barack Obama from Dresden, Germany tomorrow morning ahead of Saturday's 65th anniversary of D-Day. It airs tomorrow on Today and Nightly News. Brokaw also interviewed Pres. Bush on the 60th anniversary o... [TVNewser]

Times Columnist Carr Talks About Future Of Newspapers - Posted May 19, 2009
After writing about future of his own paper in his column yesterday, New York Times media columnist David Carr... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Times Columnist Carr Talks About Future Of Newspapers - Posted May 19, 2009
After writing about future of his own paper in his column yesterday, New York Times media columnist David Carr... [FishbowlNY]

Frei: From The "Stiff Upper Lip" To "A Quivering Lower Lip" - Posted April 9, 2009
BBC World News America anchor Matt Frei is a European in D.C. — and from this perspective he weighs in on the Emo-anchor rise in ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.08.09 - Posted April 8, 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 79 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted April 4, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: General Motors President & CEO Fritz Henderson and a roundtable with former President Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson, CNBC's John Harwood, BBC's Katty Kay, author Joshua Cooper Ramo and former Chief Economist at the US Department of Labor Dr. Bill Rodgers CBS' Face the Nation: Treasury Sec... [FishbowlDC]

Ted Koppel To Contribute to BBC World News During G20 - Posted April 1, 2009
Ted Koppel will contribute to BBC World News America's coverage of the G20 Summit today and tomorrow, joining anchors Matt Frei and ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CNN, FBN, BBC... - Posted March 19, 2009
> CNN's Ali Velshi interviews Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner today during the network's "Road to Rescue" week. It airs during the 5pmET hour of The Situation Room, "Campbell Brown: No Bias, No Bull" and "... [TVNewser]

Inauguration : BBC and C-SPAN - Posted January 12, 2009
• BBC America and BBC World News begins convention coverage on Tuesday at 11:00amET. Huw Edwards of the BBC will anchor live from Capital Hill with Matt Frei. The newscast will air on BBC services around the world, reaching more than 280 million households. • C-SPAN will cover all major 2009 inaugural... [TVNewser]

BBC World News America Goes Outside, and Inside, the Box - Posted December 3, 2008
Tonight and tomorrow night, BBC World News America will broadcast live from Los Angeles and take a close look at international trade in a global economy. Anchor Matt Frei will broadcast portside as The BBC Box, a branded shipping container, arrives at the port of Los Angeles... [TVNewser]

Cabler Connections to the Mumbai Attacks - Posted November 27, 2008
As networks were looking for correspondents on the ground to cover the attacks in Mumbai Wednesday, FBN had someone to talk to — reporter Jeff Flock's daughter, Elizabeth Flock. Flock is... [TVNewser]

BBC is no CNN. "At Some Point It's Almost Parody" - Posted November 1, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist If you're looking for bells and whistles on Election Night, the BBC is not your cuppa tea. "I don't think the BBC will ever be, or aspire to be, the bells-and-whistles network," says CBS exile Rome Hartman, executive producer of "... [TVNewser]

Election Night: PBS & BBC - Posted October 21, 2008
The big four broadcasters and cable news networks will keep us waiting a bit longer before they reveal what's in store on election night. As one insider told TVNewser last week, "you think we want to give our play book to the other guys?" "No," was our answer. Anyway, we do have... [TVNewser]

BBC World News America's New Set - Posted October 2, 2008
Marking its first anniversary, BBC World News America broadcast from its new state-of-the-art set last night. The set features eight new plasma screens, seven with graphics of diverse landscapes of the U.S. and one for images and during guest interviews. The program, airing at 7 and 10pmET, is anchored by Matt... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Biden edition): CBS, FNC, BBC... - Posted September 19, 2008
> Due to breaking economy news, Katie Couric's day-in-the-life report on Democratic VP nominee Sen. Joe Biden will be moved to Monday's Evening News broadcast. Couric followed Biden on the campaign trail. > FNC's hour-long special, "Joe Biden: A... [TVNewser]

Ted Koppel Ready to "Let Loose" on the BBC - Posted July 9, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Scratch Ted Koppel from the list of possible "Meet the Press" successors to Tim Russert (R.I.P.) "That's the kind of thing that doesn't make a w... [TVNewser]

Ted Koppel Joins BBC World News America - Posted July 8, 2008
That Ted Koppel is a busy guy. Conan last night, the Today show and Morning Joe tomorrow, then back to Washington for a two-hour stint live on NPR, and beginning tomorrow night, four hours over the next four nights on the Discovery Channel. And now this: Koppel joins... [TVNewser]

BBC World News: LA's a Piece of the Puzzle - Posted July 10, 2007
BBC World News wants to expand into more US markets, and thus, invited a mob of bloggers/journalists to hear why at lunch. Washington correspondent Matt Frei and bureau chief ... [FishbowlLA]