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Cleveland's WKYC Names Brennan Donnellan News Director - Posted December 26, 2012
WKYC has promoted Brennan Donnellan to ... [TVSpy]

Jim Axelrod Eyed As Permanent Anchor of 'CBS Evening News' Saturday - Posted December 3, 2012
CBS News is closing in on a new full-time anchor for the Saturday edition of the "CBS Evening News." TVNewser hears that CBS News national correspondent Jim Axelrod is the man that will get the gig. Axelrod has been the primary ... [TVNewser]

Reporter Karina Mitchell Joins WKYC in Cleveland - Posted September 27, 2012
Cleveland NBC affiliate WKYC has hired Karina Mitchell. She is the wife of Russ Mitchell, who ... [TVSpy]

Kris Pickel Joins WKYC as Evening Co-Anchor - Posted March 5, 2012
Kris Pickel has been named co-anchor of the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts at Cleveland's WKYC, general manager Brooke Spector... [TVSpy]

Former CBS News Anchor Russ Mitchell on MSNBC - Posted February 27, 2012
Russ Mitchell, who left CBS News earlier this year for a job as main anchor at WKYC (NBC) in Cleveland, is on the scene in nearby Chardon, OH ... [TVNewser]

Who's Leading the Weekend Evening News Race? - Posted February 25, 2012
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Rebecca Jarvis Named Co-Host of 'CBS This Morning: Saturday' - Posted January 12, 2012
The Saturday edition of CBS's morning show will take the name of the Monday-Friday editions: "CBS This Morning. And today, Rebecca Jarvis was named co-host of the show. Jarvis, who has been filling in on Saturdays for the last year, ... [TVNewser]

WKYC's Jim Donovan Named 7 p.m. Co-Anchor - Posted January 10, 2012
WKYC sports anchor Jim Donovan is adding news anchor to his responsibilities, as he takes over as co-anchor of the 7 p.m. newscast. The announcement is the most recent talent shuffle at the Cl... [TVSpy]

Chris Tye Moving To Mornings On Cleveland's WKYC - Posted January 5, 2012
WKYC anchor Chris Tye will be shifting from the 7 p.m. newscast to the morning newscast this month, the ... [TVSpy]

Jeff Glor to Anchor Sunday Edition of The 'CBS Evening News' - Posted January 3, 2012
Former "Early Show" news anchor Jeff Glor has added a new role to his portfolio at CBS News. Glor will become the regular anchor of the Sunday edition of the "CBS Evening News." The anchor role is in addition to his job as a special corr... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: 'CBS This Morning,' Broadcast ratings, 'Live With Kelly,' and more - Posted December 22, 2011
CBS News has named a new line up of producers and a director of production for CBS This Morning. ... [PRNewser]

Russ Mitchell On Joining WKYC: 'The Power Of Local News Still Is Very Strong' - Posted December 22, 2011
After Cleveland's WKYC announced the hire of Russ Mitchell ye... [TVSpy]

Russ Mitchell Leaving CBS News For Local Station In Cleveland - Posted December 21, 2011
Russ Mitchell, weekend anchor of "CBS Evening News" and "The Early Show," is leaving CBS to return to local television. CBS News president David Rhodes... [TVNewser]

CBS News' Russ Mitchell Joining WKYC in Cleveland - Posted December 21, 2011
CBS News anchor Russ Mitchell is joining WKYC, the NBC affiliate in Cleveland, as managing editor of evening news and lead anchor of the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts, the Gannett-owned station a... [TVSpy]

Broadcast Networks Cover 10th Anniversary of 9/11/01 - Posted September 10, 2011
The broadcast networks will all devote significant portions of tomorrow to special coverage marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The evening news anchors -- Brian Williams for NBC, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Broadcast Networks Cover 10th Anniversary of 9/11/01 - Posted September 10, 2011
The broadcast networks will all devote significant portions of tomorrow to special coverage marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The evening news anchors -- Brian Williams for NBC, ... [FishbowlNY]

Networks Go Live Sunday Evening As President Announces Debt Deal - Posted July 31, 2011
The last time President Obama spoke late on a Sunday evening back in May, he came bearing important news about foreign policy. Tonight, he had some important news about the economy. Democratic and Republican lawmakers brokered a deal to raise the debt ceiling in exchange for spending cuts. The big three broadcast... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Networks Go Live Sunday Evening As President Announces Debt Deal - Posted July 31, 2011
The last time President Obama spoke late on a Sunday evening back in May, he came bearing important news about foreign policy. Tonight, he had some important news about the economy. Democratic and Republican lawmakers brokered a deal to raise the debt ceiling in exchange for spending cuts. The big three broadcast... [FishbowlNY]

Norah O'Donnell To Make CBS News Anchoring Debut Tonight on the Weekend 'Evening News' - Posted July 24, 2011
Tonight on the weekend edition "CBS Evening News" Norah O'Donnell will fill-in for Russ Mitchell. It will be O'Donnell's first time anchoring since joining CBS News last m... [TVNewser]

After 'Late Night,' 'Sunday Morning' for Jimmy Fallon - Posted June 11, 2011
CBS News "Sunday Morning", the venerable news-o-tainment show, is shaking up the format tomorrow. Following a profile of "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon reported by CBS News anchor ... [TVNewser]

As New Yorkers Celebrate Bin Laden's Death, WNBC Provides Unrivaled Local Coverage - Posted May 2, 2011
Following the dramatic announcement late Sunday night that the U.S. had killed Osama bin Laden, New York's WNBC stayed in breaking news mode long after ... [TVSpy]

Bin Laden Killed: Timing of the Reports - Posted May 2, 2011
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Nets to carry Pre-Prime Presidential Address on Libya - Posted March 26, 2011
The broadcast networks plan special reports at 7:30pmET Monday as Pres. Obama addresses the situation in Libya from the National Defense University. This means the evening newscasts will have to update for the West Coast. And most Mountain time zone stations which air national news at 5:30, will not get a... [TVNewser]

Nets to carry Pre-Prime Presidential Address on Libya - Posted March 26, 2011
The broadcast networks plan special reports at 7:30pmET Monday as Pres. Obama addresses the situation in Libya from the National Defense University. This means the evening newscasts will have to update for the West Coast. And most Mountain time zone stations which air national news at 5:30, will not get a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nets to carry Pre-Prime Presidential Address on Libya - Posted March 26, 2011
The broadcast networks plan special reports at 7:30pmET Monday as Pres. Obama addresses the situation in Libya from the National Defense University. This means the evening newscasts will have to update for the West Coast. And most Mountain time zone stations which air national news at 5:30, will not get a... [FishbowlNY]

With Obama in Brazil, Clinton in France, and news from Libya, no slow Saturday for News Nets - Posted March 19, 2011
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Cable Coverage: Shooting of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Others, at Event in Tucson - Posted January 8, 2011
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It's Always Sunday Morning on the iPhone, iPod Touch - Posted December 16, 2010
Who says apps are only for use during the work week? Not CBS News, as it announced the launch of an iPhone and iPod Touch app for its Sunday Morning, available free-of-charge via th... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Russ Mitchell: An 'Honor' to be Homecoming Grand Marshal at 'M-I-Z-Z-O-U!' - Posted October 23, 2010
Today's a big day for CBS's Russ Mitchell, who will serve as Homecoming Grand Marsha... [TVNewser]

CBS Evening News Tech Staff Supervisor Al Stiney Dies - Posted August 24, 2010
Journal-isms' Richard Prince reports today of another loss for the CBS News family. Al Stiney, a tech staff supervisor for the CBS... [TVNewser]

Katrina Anniversary Coverage Update - Posted August 23, 2010
We have some updates to our roundup of news network coverage for the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: CBS: Harry Smith will anchor "The Early Show" from New Orleans on Friday the 27th for full anniversary coverage throughout t... [TVNewser]

Remembering Harold Dow - Posted August 22, 2010
Richard Prince's Journal-isms got some reaction from several of CBS Newsman Harold Dow's colleagues, following Dow's ... [TVNewser]

Networks Announce Katrina Anniversary Coverage - Posted August 18, 2010
As we arrive at the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this month, the news nets are prepping special coverage to mark the occasion. We will update as we learn more, but here's what we've heard so far: Brian Williams will anchor "NBC Nightly News" from New Orleans on August 26, 27,... [TVNewser]

Breaking Coverage: Obama Discusses Fate of General McChrystal - Posted June 23, 2010
Networks are prepping for a 1:30pmET statement from the White House Rose Garden in which the president will discuss the status of General Stanley McChrystal. CBS will be taking the statement live with Russ Mitchell anchoring. ... [TVNewser]

Joy Behar the 'Fundit' Featured on 'Sunday Morning' - Posted March 29, 2010
"CBS Sunday Morning" profiled HLN's Joy Behar this weekend. Behar sat down for a pretty candid interview with CBS News' Russ Mitchell and the talk host told him, "I do... [TVNewser]

Coverage Notes for Health Care Vote - Posted March 20, 2010
Here are some notes for cable news coverage this Sunday as the health care reform bill heads to a vote tomorrow afternoon: • Fox News Channel will be live Saturday and Sunday. Weekday anchors Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum will be in for "America's Newsroom at 9amET, and ... [TVNewser]

Russ Mitchell Back Home After Surgery For Broken Ankle - Posted February 4, 2010
CBS's Russ Mitchell is now resting at home, after surgery Tuesday on a broken ankle at Manhattan's New York-Presbyterian Hospital. "I feel fine," Mitchell tells TVNewser via email. "It smarts...but my family is taking great care of me." Mitchell broke his ankle in three places a... [TVNewser]

Familiar Faces in New Places: A Week of Debuts - Posted January 22, 2010
There have been a number of premieres or debuts this week -- and last -- so here's a quick summary in case you missed them: Former CNNer Erica... [TVNewser]

Erica Hill Joins Weekday CBS 'Early Show' - Posted January 14, 2010
First on TVNewser: Erica Hill will join the CBS "Early Show" as the program's news anchor, the network will announce. She will start on Monday. Hill takes the place of ... [TVNewser]

Russ Mitchell Leaving 'Early Show' to Become CBS Correspondent - Posted January 13, 2010
After over three years as news anchor with the program, Russ Mitchell is leaving CBS' "Early Show" on Friday to become the national correspondent for the network. As the NY Times reports... [TVNewser]

Russ Mitchell Goes Primetime - Posted November 16, 2009
CBS News anchor Russ Mitchell makes a guest appearance on tomorrow night's episode of CBS' "The Good Wife." In the scene, Mitchell, who plays himself, conducts a jailhouse interview with Peter Florrick, played by (the ... [TVNewser]

Russ Mitchell Walks into a Bar... - Posted October 27, 2009
CBS' Russ Mitchell put on his comedy pants last night for open mic night at Carolines in New York for a segment that will air this morning on "The Early Show." TVNewser caught up with Mitchell before he went on stage and he seemed less than optimistic about his first s... [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]

CBS, NBC Newsers Pick up Murrow Awards - Posted October 13, 2009
The ballroom at New York's Grand Hyatt was packed last night with local and national tvnewsers celebrating the best in the business as recognized by the RTNDA - Radio and TV News Directors Association. At the start of the event, Stacey Woelfel, the chairman of the organization,... [TVNewser]

We Blew up the Moon...And It Was Boring - Posted October 9, 2009
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Morning Reading List 09.29.09 - Posted September 29, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

2009 RTNDA Awards Presenters Announced - Posted September 28, 2009
The Radio-Television News Directors Association has announced the presenter list for this year's awards: • Hoda Kotb, NBC News • Russ Mitchell, CBS News • ... [TVNewser]

Kennedy Coverage: Thursday Broadcast Network Plans - Posted August 27, 2009
As you've seen on cable this afternoon- Senator Kennedy and family are motorcading to Boston from Hyannis. The approximate arrival time is 4pm at the JFK Library. The Senator will lie in repose at the library from 6pm on. TVNewser has compiled the following network coverage plans:... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy : Thursday Broadcast Network Plans - Posted August 27, 2009
Today's schedule for Sen. Edward Kennedy's memorial services: 1pm Motorcade to Boston, Approx 4pm Arrive at JFK library in Boston, 6pm-11pm Sen. Kennedy will lie in repose at the library. The network coverage plans are as follows: ABC's Charlie Gibson will anchor portions of the motorcade in special reports as well... [TVNewser]

Gathering for the Funeral of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 23, 2009
Les Moonves, Katie Couric and Sean McManus at St. Bartholomew church for the funeral for Walter Cronkite. We're keeping our eye on CBSNews.com and the funeral service for Walter Cronkite which will begin at 2pmET. Already at St. Bartholomew... [TVNewser]

White House Correspondents Pulling Double-Duty - Posted June 29, 2009
That was CBS chief White House correspondent Chip Reid substituting for ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Turns 29 Today - Posted June 1, 2009
On June 1, 1980, "Cable News Network," the world's first 24-hour television news network, made its debut. Check out CNN's first ever broadcast (via How Stuff Works):... [TVNewser]

GM Everywhere: Networks Cover Obama Speech - Posted June 1, 2009
The cablers and networks covered President Barack Obama's remarks about the GM bankruptcy this afternoon, with George Stephanopoulos anchoring on ABC, ... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted March 31, 2009
Creativity Magazine is going from ten issues a year to a quarterly- AgencySpy USA Today Publisher Craig Moon announced his retirement today- ... [FishbowlLA]

CBS' Mitchell Talks Cronkite, Mizzou on the Menu - Posted March 31, 2009
Russ Mitchell of CBS' The Early Show and anchor of the Sunday Evening News was our guest this morning on the Menu podcast. Mitchell discussed recently filling in on the CBS Evening News for Kat... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu With CBS's Russ Mitchell - Posted March 31, 2009
Today on the Menu we are joined, straight off the set, by CBS's Russ Mitchell who is the news anchor for both The Early Show and CBS's Sunday Evening News. Mitchell, who by the way is running second in his NCAA bracket behind ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu With CBS's Russ Mitchell - Posted March 31, 2009
Today on the Menu we are joined, straight off the set, by CBS's Russ Mitchell who is the news anchor for both The Early Show and CBS's Sunday Evening News. Mitchell, who by the way is running second in his NCAA bracket behind ... [FishbowlNY]

CBS' Russ Mitchell on the Menu - Posted March 30, 2009
After signing off CBS' The Early Show tomorrow morning, Russ Mitchell will join us on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. Besides his role as news anchor of The Early Show, Mitchell anchors the Sunday Evening News. On Friday he receives the Missouri Hono... [TVNewser]

NYT's Stelter Talks Beck on the Menu - Posted March 30, 2009
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Morning Media Menu with NYT's Brian Stelter - Posted March 30, 2009
Today on the Menu, after overcoming some technical difficulties that Steve assures us is not the fault of New Jersey (where he is broadcasting from) we talk with the NYT's Brian Stelter about his A... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu with NYT's Brian Stelter - Posted March 30, 2009
Today on the Menu, after overcoming some technical difficulties that Steve assures us is not the fault of New Jersey (where he is broadcasting from) we talk with the NYT's Brian Stelter about his A... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Sponsors, O'Brien Hosts NLGJA Benefit - Posted March 12, 2009
One week from tonight, CNN's Soledad O'Brien hosts the 14th annual NLGJA Headlines & Headliners benefit at CNN's headquarters. (The one in New York; the main HQ is in Atlanta. Thanks, tipsters.) And the tvnewsers will be out in force: from NBC News, ... [TVNewser]

Networks Cover Final Bush News Conference - Posted January 12, 2009
President George W. Bush held his final news conference as President this morning, and all the networks and cablers covered the nearly hour-long event. The Associated Press called it a "nostalgic last appearance," while Ch... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.07.08 - Posted January 7, 2009
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]

The Morning Ticker: Amanpour, Dobbs, Mitchell... - Posted December 3, 2008
> Christiane Amanpour appears on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno to promote tomorrow's special airing at 9pmET/PT on global genocide. Amanpour will also take questions on the issue on CNN.com Live tomorrow at 1pmET.... [TVNewser]

Behind-The-Scenes For The Last "Unknown" - Posted November 18, 2008
Just after 8amET, as CBS' The Early Show anchor Harry Smith teased an upcoming interview with Daniel Radcliffe (aka Harry Potter), Radcliffe himself interrupted the segment. The control... [TVNewser]

Network Newscasts From New Orleans - Posted August 31, 2008
All three network newscasts spent significant time covering Hurricane Gustav, and had correspondents in the area. ABC's World News was anchored by Charlie Gibson from the region, CBS' Evening News was anchored by Russ Mitchell in New York and NBC's Nightly News was anchored by ... [TVNewser]

What's the Deal with Forrest? - Posted July 23, 2008
TVNewser readers have been wondering whether CBS News has its eye on Forrest Sawyer. The veteran newsman subbed on the CBS Evening News Saturday and Sunday nights. Insiders tell us, however, that it was most likely a one-time thing as Sawyer filled in for vacationing ... [TVNewser]

Obama Says in Retrospect he Shouldn't Have Put Kids on TV — And Wouldn't Do it Again - Posted July 9, 2008
Sometimes media outlets play fast and loose with the term "exclusive," especially the entertainment news shows. But Maria Menounos' interview last week with Sen. Barack Obama's family, inc... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 30 - Posted July 8, 2008
The Fourth of July holiday week was not kind to the network evening newscasts. All three were down week-to-week, NBC & ABC both down more than 600K Total Viewers. Last week was also the lowest ever Total Viewer and A25-54 delivery for World News with Charles Gibson since the start of... [TVNewser]

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