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'Primetime LIVE!' 25 Years Later - Posted June 13, 2014
There was a big reunion last night to commemorate the 25th anniversary of ABC's "Primetime Live." About 100 former correspondents, editors, researchers, PAs, APs, and photographers celebrated at the home of author Holly Peterson, who was a r... [TVNewser]

Juju Chang Named Anchor of 'Nightline' - Posted March 27, 2014
As Cynthia McFadden packs for NBC, ABC is wasting no time in announcing her replacement at "Nightline." ABC lifer ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Execs Tried to 'Nudge Curry Off the Co-Host Track' as Early as 2003 - Posted April 18, 2013
The first excerpts of Brian Stelter's upcoming book Top of the Morning, went online this morning, and will be featured in Sunday's New Yo... [TVNewser]

Howard Stringer, Jeff Zucker Among Those Considered For Top CNN Post - Posted September 25, 2012
CNN is still actively searching for its new worldwide president, who will replace Jim Walton when he steps down at the end of the year. As... [TVNewser]

WNET and NYC Media Form Content Sharing Partnership - Posted August 2, 2012
WNET, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary next month, has joined forces with NYC Media, the official network of New York City. The television providers will share content with each other, as they highlight different aspects of the City. For example, in the coming weeks, NYC life, the flagship station of NYC... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNET and NYC Media Form Content Sharing Partnership - Posted August 2, 2012
WNET, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary next month, has joined forces with NYC Media, the official network of New York City. The television providers will share content with each other, as they highlight different aspects of the City. For example, in the coming weeks, NYC life, the flagship station of NYC... [FishbowlNY]

A Tribute to Ann Curry, and a Rap From Lester Holt, at 'Dateline' 20th Anniversary Celebration - Posted June 29, 2012
NBC News threw a party last night, celebrating the 20th anniversary of its primetime newsmagazine "Dateline." While the mood was celebratory, it was hard to escape the elephant in the room. In an address to guests at the event, senior EP Davi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Tribute to Ann Curry, and a Rap From Lester Holt, at 'Dateline' 20th Anniversary Celebration - Posted June 29, 2012
NBC News threw a party last night, celebrating the 20th anniversary of its primetime newsmagazine "Dateline." While the mood was celebratory, it was hard to escape the elephant in the room. In an address to guests at the event, senior EP Davi... [FishbowlNY]

WNET Launches MetroFocus Mobile App - Posted April 11, 2012
In the latest roll-out of the MetroFocus plan, WNET's online local news destination is now located in the mobile app world. MetroFocus is debuting an app for the iPhone and iPad. The app gives users a little touch of New York at their fingertips. Users can get the commute started on the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNET Launches MetroFocus Mobile App - Posted April 11, 2012
In the latest roll-out of the MetroFocus plan, WNET's online local news destination is now located in the mobile app world. MetroFocus is debuting an app for the iPhone and iPad. The app gives users a little touch of New York at their fingertips. Users can get the commute started on the... [FishbowlNY]

Longtime WLIW/Channel VP Laura Savini Stepping Down to Create Own Company - Posted April 29, 2011
Viewers of Channel 21/WLIW are well aware of personality Laura Savini. She's been with public television station for more than 20 years. Savini, though, is giving up her role as VP of Marketing and Communications. She was elevated t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Longtime WLIW/Channel VP Laura Savini Stepping Down to Create Own Company - Posted April 29, 2011
Viewers of Channel 21/WLIW are well aware of personality Laura Savini. She's been with public television station for more than 20 years. Savini, though, is giving up her role as VP of Marketing and Communications. She was elevated t... [FishbowlNY]

Longtime WLIW/Channel VP Laura Savini Stepping Down to Create Own Company - Posted April 29, 2011
Viewers of Channel 21/WLIW are well aware of personality Laura Savini. She's been with public television station for more than 20 years. Savini, though, is giving up her role as VP of Marketing and Communications. She was elevated t... [GalleyCat]

In New York, WNET Enters Local News Game - Posted March 21, 2011
New York public broadcasting company WNET is set to launch a lineup of local news programming later this year that will include shows on PBS-affiliates WNET and ... [TVSpy]

WNET Taking Splash at Local News Online - Posted March 21, 2011
WNET, the parent company of public broadcasters WNET/Channel 13 and WLIW/Channel 21, is going to cover local news on the Web starting around Memorial Day. The New York Times reports the venture, called MetroFocus, was envisioned as a 30-minute television show and a mobile application as well. The Times says television specials... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNET Taking Splash at Local News Online - Posted March 21, 2011
WNET, the parent company of public broadcasters WNET/Channel 13 and WLIW/Channel 21, is going to cover local news on the Web starting around Memorial Day. The New York Times reports the venture, called MetroFocus, was envisioned as a 30-minute television show and a mobile application as well. The Times says television specials... [FishbowlNY]

PBS Talker Tavis Smiley and WNET Agree to Production Deal - Posted December 21, 2010
Tavis Smiley is entering into his eighth season of his Public Broadcasting System talk show. The nightly 30-minute show is seen throughout the country, including on WNET/Channel 13. The award-winning show will be co-produced by WNET.org, Channel 13's parent compan... [morningmedianewsfeed]

PBS Talker Tavis Smiley and WNET Agree to Production Deal - Posted December 21, 2010
Tavis Smiley is entering into his eighth season of his Public Broadcasting System talk show. The nightly 30-minute show is seen throughout the country, including on WNET/Channel 13. The award-winning show will be co-produced by WNET.org, Channel 13's parent compan... [FishbowlNY]

WNET Sells Broadcasting Trade Journal Current - Posted December 13, 2010
After 28 years of ownership, WNET recently approved the sale of public broadcasting trade paper ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNET Sells Broadcasting Trade Journal Current - Posted December 13, 2010
After 28 years of ownership, WNET recently approved the sale of public broadcasting trade paper ... [FishbowlNY]

Life at Home with Juju Chang and Neal Shapiro - Posted November 1, 2010
Former NBC News president and current president of public media powerhouse WNET.org Neal Shapiro is the subject of the "Sunday Routine" in ... [TVNewser]

WNET Shrinks Office Space, Ditches Equipment - Posted August 10, 2010
After thirteen years in its HQ near Penn Station, WNET.org has signed a lease on office space half the size of its current headquarters, the organization announced yesterday. "Over the last two years, we have streamlined our operations to adjust to the new economic realities, and the move is another step in... [MediaJobsDaily]

Juju Chang Takes the Field with A-Rod - Posted May 3, 2010
As a part of May sweeps, ABC's "Good Morning America" anchor team got to choose different "dreams" to live out on the air this week. George Stephanopoulos plays poker with some pros. ... [TVNewser]

Final 'Worldfocus' Broadcast Tonight - Posted April 2, 2010
Tonight, WNET's international news program "Worldfocus" will see its final broadcast on PBS stations across the country. As first reported by TVNewser, the program was canceled last month for financial reasons. A WNET spokesperson tells ... [TVNewser]

'Worldfocus' Ending Run - Posted March 5, 2010
Breaking: TVNewser has learned that the public television newscast "Worldfocus" is being canceled. Staffers were informed of the news by Neal Shapiro, President and CEO of WNET.ORG, at 3pm this afternoon. The program is the latest vic... [TVNewser]

Juju Chang's Wake-Up Call - Posted December 10, 2009
Juju Chang got her start at ABC News as a desk assistant. Now, nearly 20 years and three children later, she's got a new gig as the news anchor on "Good Morning America." "I've been a caterpiller all these years and now I'm a butterfly," Chang told TVNewser this afternoon. Chang and her... [TVNewser]

Juju Chang to be Named 'Good Morning America' News Anchor - Posted December 8, 2009
Juju Chang has been offered the job of news anchor for "Good Morning America," TVNewser has learned from multiple sources. Chang, who joined ABC News in 1991, has been working on several projects for ABC News magazines, ABCNews.com and has been filling in on "Good Morning Ame... [TVNewser]

Layoffs At WNET.org (NYC PBS) - Posted May 21, 2009
Not even public media is immune: cuts in corporate sponsorships and declining donations have led WNET.org to lay off 50 staffers. WNET.org is the parent company of WNET Channel 13 and WLIW Channel 21, the most-watched and the third-most-watched public television channels in the nation, respectively. Yet these cuts come just five... [MediaJobsDaily]

Lunch: Ben Bradlee -- Fewer Newspapers May Not Be 'Such A Bad Thing' - Posted April 1, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It was truly a head-spinning afternoon at Michael's today. The joint was jumping with so many movers and shakers we could barely keep up with all the goings on, but we did a few laps around the dining room to catch up with the boldface names and those media... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Ben Bradlee -- Fewer Newspapers May Not Be 'Such A Bad Thing' - Posted April 1, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It was truly a head-spinning afternoon at Michael's today. The joint was jumping with so many movers and shakers we could barely keep up with all the goings on, but we did a few laps around the dining room to catch up with the boldface names and those media... [FishbowlNY]

Juju Chang Goes Guerilla Journalist For Inauguration - Posted January 18, 2009
The idea was born from holiday presents. ABC's Juju Chang got a Flip cam from her husband, former NBC News president ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.25.07 - Posted October 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. McDonalds is King. "One picture you won't see in the soon-to-be-reopened Newseum: Al Neuharth dressed as Jesus Christ." The Balti... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch at Michael's: Al & Meredith Talk Skateboarding - Posted May 30, 2007
On the menu today: a tasty stew of media moguls and television titans with a dash of talking heads to spice things up. After making the rounds and checking in with some of our favorite regulars, we were thrilled to chat with our good pals Today's Meredith ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Al & Meredith Talk Skateboarding - Posted May 30, 2007
On the menu today: a tasty stew of media moguls and television titans with a dash of talking heads to spice things up. After making the rounds and checking in with some of our favorite regulars, we were thrilled to chat with our good pals Today's Meredith ... [FishbowlNY]

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