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Behind the TV Scenes: Yahoo! News' Tony Maciulis - Posted December 19, 2014
Tony Maciulis, Head of News, Yahoo Studios, has been Katie Couric's right hand since 2007. In fact, Couric often says that they "share a brain." Couric is now the Yahoo Glo... [TVNewser]

Steve Capus Named Executive Producer of 'CBS Evening News' - Posted May 6, 2014
Former NBC News president Steve Capus is joining CBS News as the executive producer of "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" and executive editor of the news division... [TVNewser]

NBC News Shakes Up Management Team, New EP at 'Rock Center' - Posted October 9, 2012
NBC News has shaken up its leadership team, promoting DC bureau chief Antoine Sanfuentes (left) to senior VP of NBC News, promoting David Verdi to senior VP of new... [TVNewser]

2012 TVNewser March Madness Bracket Challenge: The Winner Is... - Posted April 3, 2012
With Kentucky's 67-59 win over Kansas last night, March Madness has officially come to an end. That also means that it is time to declare a winner in TVNewser's ... [TVNewser]

2012 TVNewser Bracket Challenge 'Sweet 16' Update - Posted March 17, 2012
Have you been watching some of the first round games? Holy moly. Lehigh? Ohio? Norfolk State? Suffice it to say a lot of brackets are in trouble, and our TV news competition is no exception. Right now NBC's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

2012 TVNewser Bracket Challenge 'Sweet 16' Update - Posted March 17, 2012
Have you been watching some of the first round games? Holy moly. Lehigh? Ohio? Norfolk State? Suffice it to say a lot of brackets are in trouble, and our TV news competition is no exception. Right now NBC's ... [FishbowlNY]

TVNewser's 2012 March Madness Bracket Challenge - Posted March 15, 2012
Spring is in the air, and that can only mean two things: March Madness and TVNewser's 2012 bracket challenge. Every March we have TV news talent, executives and producers fill out their brackets and make their picks, with the winner receiving the ultimate prize: bragging rights. ... [TVNewser]

A Few More Minutes with Andy Rooney - Posted January 12, 2012
Friends and colleagues from across the TV spectrum joined Andy Rooney's four children this morning at Rose Hall, bidding farewell to the CBS News essayist, who died Nove... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley, Diane Sawyer, Brian Williams and More Turn Out to Remember Lane Venardos - Posted November 17, 2011
Longtime CBS News executive Lane Venardos was fondly remembered Wednesday in a moving service at the Paley Center in New York City. Venardos who d... [TVNewser]

Tom Bettag joins 'Rock Center' - Posted October 26, 2011
Tom Bettag is the latest hire at NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams." Bettag, who spent much of his 40 years in TV news working with Ted Koppel -- recently ... [TVNewser]

A Brief History of the TV Newsmagazine - Posted October 13, 2011
"One night a week is plenty for us right now," "Rock Center" EP Rome Hartman tells THR's Marisa Guthrie. "We neit... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams: 'Running 'Nightly' is a job I would wish on no one' - Posted August 15, 2011
New 'NBC Nightly News' executive producer Pat Burkey -- now three weeks into the job -- is Brian Williams' fifth e.p. ... [TVNewser]

Katie Boyle Jumps from CBS News to NBC News; to be Senior Producer on Brian Williams Primetime Show - Posted July 27, 2011
"CBS Evening News" senior producer Katie Boyle is changing channels. Boyle has joined NBC News and will be a senior producer on the new Brian Williams primetime show. Boyle had been with CBS News since 1988, when she joined as an associate producer. She worked her way up and in 2006 then-EP... [TVNewser]

NBC's Kate Snow Moves Off 'Dateline' to New Brian Williams Newsmagazine - Posted July 13, 2011
Brian Williams's new primetime newsmagazine continues to staff up. On Monday, the network announced it had hired ... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith Leaving CBS News for NBC News - Posted July 8, 2011
First on TVNewser: Harry Smith, who has been with CBS News for 25 years, is leaving the network, we've learned. In a note to the staff, obtained by TVNewser, CBS News president ... [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]

Update: Hartman Return to CBS News not Happening - Posted April 27, 2011
Update: CBS News president David Rhodes denies all facts of the story. "It's not happening, it's not going to happen," he tells us. "This story is just wrong." Rome Hartman tells TVNewser, "Your report this morning is untrue. Flat wrong. Unfair to me, and unf... [TVNewser]

Your 2011 TVNewser Bracket Champion Is... - Posted April 5, 2011
March Madness is over, and UConn has emerged victorious. The UConn win also means that the 2011 TVNewser Bracket Challenge is over. Ladies and gentlemen, your 2011 TVNewser March Madness B... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Bracket Challenge 2011: It's On - Posted March 17, 2011
The time has come. The very first March Madness games are underway, and with them, comes the 2011 TVNewser bracket challenge. Last year we had executive producers from across the TV news landscape make their picks, with "BBC World News America" EP ... [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]

Rome Hartman Crowned TVNewser EP Bracket Challenge Winner - Posted April 6, 2010
Three weeks ago, we challenged executive producers from all the news networks to take part in our NCAA basketball tournament bracket challenge. At the time, "BBC World News America" EP ... [TVNewser]

Bracket Challenge Elite 8 Update - Posted March 29, 2010
Well, this year's TVNewser Bracket Challenge has gone from a "Boss of All Bosses" competition to a "Last Boss Standing" contest. "Early Show" EP David Friedman, who has led the way since the first days of the tournament, slid back to 5th with losses by Kentucky and Baylor thi... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Bracket Challenge 2010: EP Edition - Posted March 18, 2010
It's time for some College Basketball March Madness and while you've been asking your colleagues (or are being asked by your colleagues) to join a bracket pool, we've been asking your bosses (or your favorite show's bosses) to join ours. In this, the second annual TVNewser Bracket Challenge, we've asked... [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]

Did You Hear? Anchor Changes Are Coming to ABC News - Posted December 6, 2009
Diane Sawyer, Charlie Gibson and Barbara Walters at the memorial service for Walter Cronkite in September. Photo: Kevin Allocca Next Friday, Dec. 18, Charlie Gibson signs of... [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's Hartman Describes 'Road to Ruin' for News Orgs - Posted November 16, 2009
Current "BBC World News America" EP and former CBS "Evening News" EP Rome Hartman has an an editorial at Multichannel News on the ... [TVNewser]

Rome Hartman on the "Fox News-ization" of Media - Posted October 21, 2009
Rome Hartman, current "BBC World News America" EP and former EP of "CBS Evening News," said earlier this year that he'd been branded the "... [TVNewser]

On the Social Newsroom: 'Crowds Typically Like Crap' - Posted October 21, 2009
Day two of mediabistro's UGCX conference began today with the panel "The New Newsroom" moderated by "BBC World News America" executive producer Rome Hartman, and featuring Ground Report editor-in-chief Rachel S... [PRNewser]

How Social Media Is Helping The Traditional Newsroom - Posted October 21, 2009
Rome Hartman, Rachel Sterne, Michael Meyers and Scott Karp on the UGCX stage This morning we visited mediabistro.com's user-generated content focused conference, UGCX, to listen in on a conversation about how social media is changing the face of the newsroom. The morning panel, moderated by "BBC World News America" executive producer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

How Social Media Is Helping The Traditional Newsroom - Posted October 21, 2009
Rome Hartman, Rachel Sterne, Michael Meyers and Scott Karp on the UGCX stage This morning we visited mediabistro.com's user-generated content focused conference, UGCX, to listen in on a conversation about how social media is changing the face of the newsroom. The morning panel, moderated by "BBC World News America" executive producer ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 10.20.09 - Posted October 20, 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. What we know and what we're reading this Tuesday m... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Kurtz, Brown, Hartman, and Zurawik Discuss Gibson-Sawyer Announcement - Posted September 7, 2009
This weekend on CNN's "Reliable Sources," host Howard Kurtz talked with The Daily Beast's Tina Brown, former CBS Evening News EP Rome Hartman, and the Baltimore Sun's David Zur... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 4, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: White House senior advisor David Axelrod, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, former Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. (D-TN), NBC's Tom Brokaw and NYT's Tom Friedman CBS' Face the Nation: Education Secretary Arne Duncan ABC's This Week: White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, form... [FishbowlDC]

RTCA Dinner Wrap-Up - Posted June 21, 2009
We think the President said it best- "The jokes may not be as good, but neither is the guest list." There were no TomKat or Ashton and Demi sightings. The biggest star (and highest dress slit) in the room was former Miss California ... [FishbowlDC]

IFC Takes a Critical Look (But Not "Uniformly Critical") At Media - Posted May 1, 2009
The IFC Media Project's 2nd season debuts Sunday night at 11pmET with a look at the "American Worldview." The program, created by Meghan O'Hara {Fahrenheit 9/11) and hosted by ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu With BBC's Rome Hartman - Posted April 14, 2009
Those of you who attended the TVNewser Summit last month will probably recall the lively panel discussion between Rome Hartman and Tammy Haddad, much of which revolved around the benefits of Twitte... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu With BBC's Rome Hartman - Posted April 14, 2009
Those of you who attended the TVNewser Summit last month will probably recall the lively panel discussion between Rome Hartman and Tammy Haddad, much of which revolved around the benefits of Twitte... [FishbowlNY]

Hartman's Primary Mission: "To Bring Smart of the World Home to Americans" - Posted April 14, 2009
Joining us on the Menu podcast today was noted non-Twitterer Rome Hartman. The BBC World News America EP explained the appeal of his network. "What we're really trying to do is bring sophisticated coverage of international issues and events to an American audience th... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: Rome Hartman - Posted April 14, 2009
Today the Morning Media Menu was joined by BBC World News America executive producer Rome Hartman. Hartman previously was the EP of the CBS Evening News so they chatted about the difference between producing for an American and a British network (of course, he's based in DC). ... [FishbowlDC]

BBC's Rome Hartman on the Menu - Posted April 14, 2009
Today on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu we're joined by BBC World News America EP Rome Hartman. Hartman previously was the EP of the CBS Evening News — we'll talk to him about the difference between producing for an American and a British network (of cour... [TVNewser]

With One Eye on the Capitol and Another on the Court, Joe Johns Leads The Bracket Challenge - Posted March 20, 2009
Here's a look at the standings in the TVNewser Bracket Challenge '09. CNN correspondent Joe Johns, along with Steve, ar... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Bracket Challenge '09: The Competitors - Posted March 19, 2009
To celebrate the Madness that is March, we're holding the first ever TVNewser Bracket Challenge! All news networks were asked to participate — some chose to "pass" (an assist?). Here are the 2009 participants, and who they picked to win it all: • ABC correspondent John Ber... [TVNewser]

The Question Every "J" School Student Wants Answered - Posted March 14, 2009
During the Q&A portion of the "New Tools" session at TVNewser Summit on Tuesday, former CBS Evening News EP, Rome Hartman who now heads up BBC World News America answered a question that is on the minds of thousands of J school and communications students: What does th... [TVNewser]

Journos Gather at Ritz for RTNDF First Amendment Dinner - Posted March 13, 2009
Last night was the First Amendment Awards Dinner at the Ritz Carlton, the 19th annual hosted by RTNDF. The dinner was emceed by MSNBC's Chris Matthews, who started by thanking his wife Ka... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewser Summit Roundup - Posted March 11, 2009
A quick shout-out to everyone who came out for the first TVNewser Summit yesterday. And not to go all Donald Trump on you, but it was huge. It was a half-day packed with news, information, advice and debate about where the TV News industry is heading. • Portfolio.com... [TVNewser]

Twitter Debate, With An Eye To The Future By All, at the Summit - Posted March 10, 2009
The first panel at the TVNewser Summit was slated to have some fireworks, and it didn't disappoint. Tammy Haddad moderated the group, and enga... [TVNewser]

Video from Today's Summit Panel 'New Tools of the Trade' - Posted March 10, 2009
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Video from Today's Summit Panel 'New Tools of the Trade' - Posted March 10, 2009
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Rome Hartman Won't Be Tweeting Anytime Soon - Posted February 25, 2009
Rome Hartman, the one-time CBS News executive who created and is the executive producer of BBC World News America, says he won't be Twittering alongside his DC colleagues. He writes about it on his blog. And after all, what is a blog but Twittering, only longer. C'mon ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

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]

CNN/TIME Politics '08: Late Afternoon Sessions - Posted October 13, 2008
The 10th floor of the Time Warner Center was packed with journalists, college students and others today, as CNN and Time Magazine co-hosted their Politics 2008 conference. TVNewser twittered two of ... [TVNewser]

Rome Hartman on the "Friendly Outsider" at the Convention - Posted August 28, 2008
Attitude and an accent — that's what Rome Hartman says he wants to bring to convention coverage. As EP of BBC World News America, the former CBS' Evening News EP is covering his first convention as an employee of the Beeb. TVNewser talked to Hartman this morning outside... [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]

Afternoon Roundup - Posted March 15, 2007
Tourney pools are cool. The Post's Elizabeth Williamson goes there. Find out more about that PR Newswire "Pitching National Media" event here. ... [FishbowlDC]

Is Hartman Getting A Gig In Washington? - Posted March 14, 2007
TVNewser wonders if CBS' Rome Hartman will head to our fair city... ... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch at Michael's: All Hail Tina Brown! - Posted March 8, 2007
When a little birdie told us to switch our weekly reservation from Wednesday to Thursday so as not to miss the confab of publishing powerhouses that were expected today, we did so in a heartbeat. We're happy to report today's crowd didn't disappoint. Where else could you ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: All Hail Tina Brown! - Posted March 8, 2007
When a little birdie told us to switch our weekly reservation from Wednesday to Thursday so as not to miss the confab of publishing powerhouses that were expected today, we did so in a heartbeat. We're happy to report today's crowd didn't disappoint. Where else could you ... [FishbowlNY]

Couric Blogs About Evening News Exec Changes - Posted March 8, 2007
Posted by Katie Couric today: For so many of us at CBS News, this is a hard day. Rome Hartman, the executive producer of the Evening News, is moving on. Rome was one of the reasons I came here to CBS. We'd known eac... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Couric Blogs About Evening News Exec Changes - Posted March 8, 2007
Posted by Katie Couric today: For so many of us at CBS News, this is a hard day. Rome Hartman, the executive producer of the Evening News, is moving on. Rome was one of the reasons I came here to CBS. We'd known eac... [FishbowlNY]

With Couric Stuck In Third, CBS Swaps Executive Producers - Posted March 8, 2007
CBS News chief Sean McManus and Couric last summer during CBS' 'dog-and-pony show' for the media Coverage of the EP shuffle at the CBS Evening News: TVNewser: Rome Hartman was let go as the executive producer of the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, a CBS insi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

With Couric Stuck In Third, CBS Swaps Executive Producers - Posted March 8, 2007
CBS News chief Sean McManus and Couric last summer during CBS' 'dog-and-pony show' for the media Coverage of the EP shuffle at the CBS Evening News: TVNewser: Rome Hartman was let go as the executive producer of the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, a CBS insi... [FishbowlNY]

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