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So What Do You Do, Soledad O'Brien, CEO of Starfish Media Group?
The journalist gives some sage advice and tells what she's been up to since she's left CNN.

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The AM Ticker: Wagner, O'Brien, Univision - Posted July 17, 2014
MSNBC's "Now with Alex Wagner" delivered its lowest ratings ever in the A25-54 demographic Tuesday with only 19,000 viewers. Wagner's show premiered in January. ... [TVNewser]

People Are Still Talking About That Essence Fest Blue Ivy Hair Debate - Posted July 16, 2014
On July 4 at the 2014 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, there was a panel discussion featuring Soledad O'Brien, OWN series star Chenoa Maxwell, Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member Cynthia... [Fishbowl NY]

People Are Still Talking About That Essence Fest Blue Ivy Hair Debate - Posted July 16, 2014
On July 4 at the 2014 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, there was a panel discussion featuring Soledad O'Brien, OWN series star Chenoa Maxwell, Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member Cynthia... [FishbowlNY]

The Afternoon Ticker: Blitzer, Aereo, O'Brien - Posted July 10, 2014
Wolf Blitzer will anchor "The Situation Room" from Israel tonight. He will interview Dan Shapiro, the U.S. Ambassador to Israel, in the 5pmET hour. Aereo filed a letter yesterday in the U.S. District Court of New York saying it intends to continue "as a cable system." ... [TVNewser]

Carl Quintanilla Joins HBO's 'Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel' - Posted June 9, 2014
CNBC anchor Carl Quintanilla is joining HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" as a correspondent. He will continue to anchor his CNBC shows, including... [TVNewser]

The Monday Ticker: Hillary & the RNC, Rita & the Pope, Vector & OMG - Posted June 9, 2014
Republican National Committee spokesman Kirsten Kukowski tells CNN the group is urging ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN and Fox News to book Republican guests in response former first lady Hillary Clinton's upcoming book tour interviews. WABC Radio, and former FNC and MSNBC host, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Finds New HQ | Journo Killed in Ukraine | FCC Plan Advances - Posted May 27, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Finds New HQ | Journo Killed in Ukraine | FCC Plan Advances - Posted May 27, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

The Afternoon Ticker: Cosby, Housley, O'Brien - Posted May 19, 2014
Former Fox News and MSNBC anchor Rita Cosby has been named co-host of WABC radio's "The Ride Home." The drivetime show, airing from 5-6pm on the New York station, features news, insight and opinion. Pat Kiernan, the morning anchor on NY1, is Cosby's co-host. Fox News reporter ... [TVNewser]

A Fulltime Job and Twins, CNN's Kyra Phillips Now Adds a Podcast to Her Routine - Posted April 14, 2014
Increasingly, TV news anchors and hosts are going extra-curricular as they expand their "brand." A few years ago, former CBS "Early Show" and local TV anchor Rene Syler launched parenting site ... [TVNewser]

The Saturday Ticker: Bream, O'Brien, 'Late Show' - Posted April 5, 2014
Fox News' Shannon Bream will interview Jeb Bush tomorrow during "America's News HQ" at 1pmET. Bream will speak to the former Florida governor about the 25th anniversary of George H.W. Bush's presidency and the 2016 presidential election. Soledad O'Brien pens an ess... [TVNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Olympics and Social Media | Twitter Reaction to Jimmy Fallon Debut - Posted February 18, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Ticker: Cabrera, Bloomberg, O'Brien - Posted January 17, 2014
CNN International meteorologist Ivan Cabrera is leaving the network, a spokesperson confirms to TVNewser. Cabrera joined CNNI as a freelancer in 2009 and was hired full-time in 2010. Bloomberg TV will premiere a new documentary hosted by Trish Regan Tuesday at 9pmET. "The Player: Secre... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien On Pursuing Stories She Believes In - Posted October 23, 2013
Soledad O'Brien has embarked on a new journey, and she couldn't be happier about it. The former CNN morning anchor recently launched Starfish Media Group, a multiplatform company dedicated to uncovering empowering stories from around the w... [Fishbowl NY]

Soledad O'Brien On Pursuing Stories She Believes In - Posted October 23, 2013
Soledad O'Brien has embarked on a new journey, and she couldn't be happier about it. The former CNN morning anchor recently launched Starfish Media Group, a multiplatform company dedicated to uncovering empowering stories from around the w... [FishbowlNY]

Soledad O'Brien: Don't Listen To Other People's Career Advice - Posted October 23, 2013
Soledad O'Brien has had quite the year. After leaving the CNN morning show in March, the journalist launched Starfish Media Group. The company is "dedicated to uncovering and producing empowering stories," and has formed partnerships with ... [MediaJobsDaily]

How Soledad O'Brien Would Have Covered the Government Shutdown - Posted October 23, 2013
Soledad O'Brien, the former CNN morning anchor, now has another label to add to her already impressive resume: CEO. O'Brien recently launched Starfish Media Group, a multiplatform company that has already garnered partnerships with HBO, Al Jaz... [FishbowlDC]

The Sunday Ticker: O'Brien, Morgan, Henry - Posted October 13, 2013
Former CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien contributes to CNN, HBO and Al Jazeera America. Now she can add another channel to her r sum : Sundance Channel. O'Brien will appear in an episode of "Dream School" on the channel Monday, working to inspire kids. CNN's Piers Morgan ... [TVNewser]

CNN Diversity Chair Stepping Aside - Posted September 27, 2013
The chairwoman of CNN's diversity council will be stepping aside from that role, a spokesperson for CNN tells TVNewser. The chairwoman, Johnita Due, is an assistant general counsel for CNN, and was first named chair of the compa... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien on Diversity in the Media: 'It's not that hard' - Posted September 25, 2013
[caption id="attachment_96403" align="alignleft" width="286"] (from L to R) Soledad O'Brien, CEO of Starfish Media and Keith Lorizio, VP of U.S. sales and marketing at Microsoft[/caption] Media types gathered last night at the 40/40 club in New York to kick off MSN's partnership with Interactive One. The event was part of an ongoing... [Fishbowl NY]

Soledad O'Brien on Diversity in the Media: 'It's not that hard' - Posted September 25, 2013
[caption id="attachment_96403" align="alignleft" width="286"] (from L to R) Soledad O'Brien, CEO of Starfish Media and Keith Lorizio, VP of U.S. sales and marketing at Microsoft[/caption] Media types gathered last night at the 40/40 club in New York to kick off MSN's partnership with Interactive One. The event was part of an ongoing... [FishbowlNY]

Away From Daily News Grind, Soleded O'Brien Continues to Chart New News Path - Posted August 28, 2013
Soledad O'Brien continues to blaze a trail for what she sees as a new news model -- where journalists produce stories for any number of outlets, reporting on things they are passionate about, while immersing themselves in the communi... [TVNewser]

The CNN Ticker: Bourdain, Zuckerberg, Soledad - Posted August 21, 2013
Season two of Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown" will debut September 15 on CNN. The show will travel to Jerusalem, Gaza, the West Bank, Spain, South Africa, New Mexico, Detroit and Copenhagen in season two, among other places. "New Day" had a TV exclusive with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg t... [TVNewser]

Will Al-Jazeera America's Name Doom It to Failure? - Posted August 20, 2013
Today's biggest news in journalistic circles concerns the debut of a cable outlet called Al-Jazeera America, which should begin broadcasting across the ... [PRNewser]

John Seigenthaler: Al Jazeera America Will Be 'Very Different' Than Cable News Competition - Posted August 12, 2013
The news that Al Jazeera America was hiring former NBC News anchor and correspondent John Seigenthaler took many... [TVNewser]

Al Jazeera America Taps Joie Chen As Anchor Of 'America Tonight' - Posted July 24, 2013
Al Jazeera America has named Joie Chen the anchor of its primetime newsmagazine, "America Tonight." Chen is a CNN and CBS News veteran, and most recently worked as a media consultant in Washington DC. She left CBS News in 2008, ... [TVNewser]

David Shuster To Join Al Jazeera America - Posted July 22, 2013
Former MSNBC anchor David Shuster will be joining Al Jazeera as an anchor, a network source confirms to TVNewser. Shuster will likely anchor in the evenings, although a timeslot has not been confirmed. Shuster's hire ... [TVNewser]

Over 32,000 Tell CNN to Dump Family Research Council's Perkins - Posted July 17, 2013
A petition by Faithful America says Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council here in D.C., who's often asked by all the major networks--not just CNN--to speak for Christian voters, doesn't represent ... [FishbowlDC]

Richelle Carey Joining Al Jazeera America - Posted July 9, 2013
TVNewser hears that former HLN anchor Richelle Carey is joining Al Jazeera America as an anchor, based in AJAM's New York City headquarters. It isn't entirely clear what program Carey will be anchoring for AJAM. Carey ... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien: No Jodi Arias-Style Stories For Al Jazeera America - Posted July 6, 2013
Former CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien talks to The Wrap about her ... [TVNewser]

Al Jazeera America Launching August 20 - Posted July 3, 2013
Al Jazeera America now has a launch date, as it continues to staff up. AJAM will launch Tuesday, August 20, according to Ali Velshi ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Soledad's Al Jazeera Gig | Snowden Speaks | NYT Blogger Scandal - Posted July 2, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Soledad's Al Jazeera Gig | Snowden Speaks | NYT Blogger Scandal - Posted July 2, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Soledad O'Brien Named Special Correspondent For Al Jazeera America - Posted July 1, 2013
As TVNewser first reported was in the works last week, Al Jazeera America has signed former CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien to a development deal, a... [TVNewser]

'New Day' Review: CNN's New Morning Family Grills, Overdone - Posted June 17, 2013
The debut of CNN's "New Day" this morning can be summed up with my favorite Oscar Wilde quote: "Everything in moderation, including moderation." As promised by senior executive producer Jim Murphy, the hyper-promoted 6-to... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Hearst Tower Drama | Gannett Buys Belo | Soledad's New HBO Gig - Posted June 13, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Hearst Tower Drama | Gannett Buys Belo | Soledad's New HBO Gig - Posted June 13, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Soledad O'Brien, The Brand - Posted June 13, 2013
For former CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien, HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" is something of a reunion. A former low level staffe... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Hearst Tower Drama | Gannett Buys Belo | Soledad's New HBO Gig - Posted June 13, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

Click Everything In Sight | The Boyz | New Home - Posted June 12, 2013
AllFacebook: Hashtags are now clickable on Facebook, because everything must be the same, all the time. FishbowlDC: ... [Fishbowl NY]

Click Everything In Sight | The Boyz | New Home - Posted June 12, 2013
AllFacebook: Hashtags are now clickable on Facebook, because everything must be the same, all the time. FishbowlDC: ... [FishbowlNY]

Soledad O'Brien Joins HBO's 'Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel' - Posted June 12, 2013
Former CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien is joining the team at HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," HBO Sports says. In addition, HBO has signed a... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien to Executive Produce and Moderate the National Geographic Bee - Posted May 21, 2013
Soledad O'Brien has been tapped as the new moderator of the National Geographic Bee, TVNewser has learned. An announcement is expected Wednesday morning. O'Brien will take over moderating duties from ... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien Developing 'White in America' - Posted May 15, 2013
Soledad O'Brien is responding to criticism she's received over remarks ma... [TVNewser]

New CNN Morning Show Called 'New Day' - Posted April 30, 2013
CNN's new morning show will be called "New Day." It will air from 6-9 AM, starting an hour earlier than the network morning shows, but up directly against "Morning Joe' on MSNBC and "Fox & Friends" on Fox News Channel. "New Day" debuts Monday, June 10th. The ... [TVNewser]

The Next Steps for Soledad O'Brien - Posted April 24, 2013
A month after signing off from CNN's "Starting Point," Soledad O'Brien has announced her next steps. ... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zucker on Diversity, His Golf Game and What He Wants CNN to Be - Posted April 16, 2013
In his first public comments since taking over as president of CNN Worldwide, Jeff Zucker spoke at a packed Atlanta Press Club luncheon Monday. Of CNN, Zucker says the network needs to be more than "a spare tire in the tru... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Phillips, Alongi, O'Brien - Posted April 15, 2013
Abby Phillip joins ABC News as a digital reporter covering Politics out of the Washington Bureau. Philliip spent the past year as part of the ABC News Fellowship program where she's worked at "Nightline" and "This Week." Philip Alongi has been named EP of the PBS show "NJ Today with ... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Kent, Dobbs, Beast - Posted April 1, 2013
Fox Business Network has hired Jo Ling Kent as a business reporter, based in New York. Kent joins FBN from NBC O&O WVIT in Hartford, CT. Kent previously worked for ABC News, CNN and as an embed for NBC News during the 2012 election. Speaking of FBN, Lou Dobbs ... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien Signs Off From 'Starting Point' - Posted March 29, 2013
CNN "Starting Point" anchor Soledad O'Brien signed off from the morning show today. "Starting Point" launched at the beginning of 2012, part of... [TVNewser]

Zucker's Bold Morning Show Announcement: Chris Cuomo and Kate Bolduan - Posted March 28, 2013
CNN President Jeff Zucker sent a quick note to staff this morning, filling them in ... [FishbowlDC]

The Short List of CNN Morning Anchors - Posted March 27, 2013
Sources tell us Jeff Zucker is closing in on his choice for co-anchor on the revamped CNN morning show. One of the top names is Kate Bolduan (left), CNN's congressional ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Roland Martin Kickin' It With His Homegirl Soledad O'Brien - Posted March 27, 2013
The funk is back. At least for a few days. CNN's Soledad O'Brien put in a special word for her friend and CNN Contributor ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Shutting Down Martin's 'Funk' in Final Days? - Posted March 21, 2013
The TV world can be so cold. When you're out, you're out. And sometimes sooner than you might expect. There are 17 days left on Roland Martin's CNN contract. But the powers that be appear to be shutting it down early. With his contract en... [FishbowlDC]

Why Are People Of Color So Often Overlooked For Anchor Slots? - Posted March 21, 2013
Tampa Bay Times TV critic Eric Deggans writes for Poynter about cable news and minorities. Specifically... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 8, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Abby Cornish has vegan shoes." -- CNN's Soledad O'Brien regarding the actress, not NPR's Audie Cornish a... [FishbowlDC]

Erin Burnett: Is She Staying or is She Going? - Posted February 27, 2013
Early reports of Erin Burnett moving to the early shift on CNN may have been premature. FTVLive reports: CNN ... [TVNewser]

February 2013 Ratings: Positive Signs For CNN, Despite Declines - Posted February 26, 2013
New CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker's first full month in charge shows some promising signs for the cable channel, even as inflated ratings from 2012 meant that most of the network's programs (and most of cable news in general) were down compared t... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zucker to Meet with NABJ Reps - Posted February 25, 2013
FishbowlDC reports CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker will meet with representatives from the National Association of Black Journalists today: ... [TVNewser]

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]

Soledad O'Brien Out At CNN... Sort Of - Posted February 21, 2013
Well that was fast, after saying that she and CNN were "talking about" her role at the channel earlier, Soledad O'Brien... [Fishbowl NY]

Soledad O'Brien Out At CNN... Sort Of - Posted February 21, 2013
Well that was fast, after saying that she and CNN were "talking about" her role at the channel earlier, Soledad O'Brien... [FishbowlNY]

Soledad O'Brien: CNN 'Talking About My Role' At The Channel - Posted February 21, 2013
CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien appeared on "The Wendy Williams Show," and appeared to dismiss a ... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview With WTOP's 'Brickin Brackin Sassafrassin' JJ Green - Posted February 8, 2013
Say hello to WTOP's National Security Correspondent JJ Green, who has worked ... [FishbowlDC]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [TVNewser]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [Fishbowl NY]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Blitzer, O'Brien Make Cameos in Netflix's 'House of Cards' - Posted January 30, 2013
Though he participated in a well-documented Twitter fight back in 2009 with TWT's Emily Miller, it appears a... [FishbowlDC]

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]

January 2013 Ratings: A Mixed Bag For CNN To Start The Year - Posted January 29, 2013
CNN has already undergone two major management changes this year -- president Jeff Zucker's installation and managing edito... [TVNewser]

A Tough Road Ahead For Jeff Zucker, Chris Cuomo And CNN In The Morning - Posted January 29, 2013
The day he was announced as CNN's new worldwide president, Jeff Zucker and his new boss Turner Broadcasting chairman Phil Kent ... [TVNewser]

It's Official: Chris Cuomo Leaves ABC For CNN - Posted January 29, 2013
CNN and ABC News have made it official: ABC anchor Chris Cuomo is joining the cable channel to host a new morning program. "Chris is an accomplished anchor who is already an established name in morning television, as... [TVNewser]

Mark Whitaker Leaving CNN - Posted January 29, 2013
CNN executive VP and managing editor Mark Whitaker is leaving the network, multiple people familiar with the decision tell TVNewser. Whitaker... [TVNewser]

VP Biden Sworn In, MSNBC Host/Guests Talk Over Invocation - Posted January 20, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden was sworn in for his second term this morning at 8:21amET. The cable news channels carried live coverage of the event. While CNN and Fox News carried the entirety of the event, MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Brian & Oprah, 60 & AFC, Soledad & Sonia - Posted January 18, 2013
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" drew 4.4 million viewers last night, topping Oprah Winfrey's Lance Armstrong interview. "Rock Center" also had its best A18-49 and A25-54... [TVNewser]

Inauguration 2013: CNN Coverage Plans - Posted January 16, 2013
Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper will lead CNN's coverage of President Obama's second inauguration. Coverage of Sunday's swearing-in ceremony be... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien is Betting on CNN Staying Hard News Focused - Posted December 18, 2012
Soledad O'Brien is profiled in next Sunday's New York Times Magazine, online now. And she's betting her h... [TVNewser]

Notable Quotes from 2012 Events - Posted December 17, 2012
Savvy presenters at business events know the audience is there to hear candid comments, fresh insights, and surprising anecdotes--not ... [PRNewser]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [Fishbowl NY]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [FishbowlNY]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [TVNewser]

KTBS Fires Rhonda Lee For Violating Social Media Policy. Lee: 'I have yet to see this policy' - Posted December 12, 2012
Former KTBS meteorologist Rhonda Lee, who was terminated at the Shreveport ABC affiliate last month for "repeated violations" of the station's social media policy, is firing back at stati... [TVSpy]

NY Post: Zucker Eyes Burnett For CNN Morning Slot - Posted December 10, 2012
Former The Daily gossip guru Richard Johnson returns to his old stomping ground at the New York Post to report that incoming CNN president ... [TVNewser]

The Sunday Ticker: Walters, NYC 'Talk,' GMA Live - Posted December 9, 2012
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will sit down with ABC's Barbara Walters at the White House for their first joint interview since re-election. The interview, an annual holiday tradition and airing Friday on "20/20," will begin with President Obama alone, with Mrs. Obama joining in. CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Losing in the Ratings, Soledad O'Brien Longs 'To Be On a Team that Strategizes How to Win' - Posted December 9, 2012
Safe to say CNN's Soledad O'Brien is excited about her new boss. When she heard that Jeff Zucker -- also her old boss -- had been named p... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: TheBlaze, Black In America, Zimmermann - Posted December 5, 2012
TheBlaze, the TV and web network founded by Glenn Beck, is launching a reality competition series. "Pursuit of the Truth" will feature 20 documentary filmmakers competing for the chance to win financing and distribution for their film concept. It will debut in Spring, 2013. More information is after the jump. CNN is... [TVNewser]

At CNN, Jeff Zucker Will Reunite with Former NBCers - Posted November 29, 2012
... [TVNewser]

November 2012 Ratings: CNN Up Double Digits in Primetime, Total Day - Posted November 28, 2012
CNN got a much-needed boost from the Presidential election and related political coverage in November. The network grew significantly compared to the same month last year, turning in its best monthly pe... [TVNewser]

CNN Anchor's Twitter Spat Explanation Offends the Hotel 'Help' - Posted November 10, 2012
It was bad enough when CNN anchor Don Lemon engaged in a weird little Twitter spat with actor Jonah Hill over what he felt was a rude exchange with the actor in a hotel lobby. But the Atlanta newsman may now need to apologize to hotel service staff everywhere. ... [GalleyCat]

CNN Anchor's Twitter Spat Explanation Offends the Hotel 'Help' - Posted November 10, 2012
It was bad enough when CNN anchor Don Lemon engaged in a weird little Twitter spat with actor Jonah Hill over what he felt was a rude exchange with the actor in a hotel lobby. But the Atlanta newsman may now need to apologize to hotel service staff everywhere. ... [FishbowlLA]

October 2012 Ratings: CNN Up Across the Board - Posted November 1, 2012
Like all the cable news networks, CNN saw a boost in October from its election coverage, which this month included four debates. Compared to the same month last year, CNN is up... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien: 'Morning Thunder' - Posted October 31, 2012
CNN's Soledad O'Brien is profiled by Newsweek. O'Brien, who author LLoyd... [TVNewser]

Memo to CNN: Free Ali Velshi! - Posted October 30, 2012
Throughout the relentless storm last night, reporters in Washington and beyond expressed deep concern for CNN's breakout star, Ali Velshi, who spent much of the day and night knee and waist deep in water. On his birthday, no less. At one point s... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett To Report Live In Primetime For CNN - Posted October 29, 2012
CNN will be keeping its usual primetime lineup on tonight to cover Sandy, and will be live until the worst of the storm passes, whenever that may be. Anchors Anderson Cooper and ... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Final Presidential Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight is the third and final Presidential debate of this election cycle. CBS' Bob Schieffer moderates at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Here's a round up of what the cable and broadcast networks have planned... ... [TVNewser]

Sundays With Soledad - Posted October 22, 2012
CNN "Starting Point" anchor Soledad O'Brien is the subject... [TVNewser]

Roland Martin Fans Wake to Pleasant Surprise - Posted October 17, 2012
Fans of CNN Contributor Roland Martin were pleased as punch to see him all over the network's morning programs today for a debate roundtable debrief with Soledad O'Brien... [FishbowlDC]

Where to Watch the Second Presidential Debate - Posted October 16, 2012
Tonight's Presidential debate, moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley, will be held at Hofstra University at 9pmET. Here's a round-up of what the broadcast and cable networks have planned. On ABC News, ... [TVNewser]

Martha Raddatz Did Not Lehrer It Tonight - Posted October 11, 2012
Mostly praise is being heaped on ABC's Martha Raddatz for her turn as moderator of tonight's Vice Presidential debate. Republican reaction is less glowing, as Raddatz is being criticized for interrupting Rep. Ryan more than VP Bide... [Fishbowl NY]

Martha Raddatz Did Not Lehrer It Tonight - Posted October 11, 2012
Mostly praise is being heaped on ABC's Martha Raddatz for her turn as moderator of tonight's Vice Presidential debate. Republican reaction is less glowing, as Raddatz is being criticized for interrupting Rep. Ryan more than VP Bide... [FishbowlNY]

Martha Raddatz Did Not Lehrer It Tonight - Posted October 11, 2012
Mostly praise is being heaped on ABC's Martha Raddatz for her turn as moderator of tonight's Vice Presidential debate. Republican reaction is less glowing, as Raddatz is being criticized for interrupting Rep. Ryan more than VP Bide... [TVNewser]

CNN's VP Debate Coverage to Feature Focus Group, Time Clock - Posted October 10, 2012
With multiple networks carrying the same programming tomorrow night -- the one and only Vice Presidential debate -- CNN has decided to feature real-time feedback from a focus group in Virginia, and a running time clock that tracks each candidate's speaking time which will be added up to determine the time... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien's Latino in America Gambles on Nevada - Posted October 6, 2012
A month before the election, CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O'Brien reports on how Democrats and Republicans are reaching out to the swing voter demographic of Latinos, in her latest special, Latino in America: Courting Thei... [TVNewser]

CNN's Whitaker On Decision to Use Ambassador's Journal: 'There was a legitimate national interest in pursuing the questions of a possible terrorist threat' - Posted September 24, 2012
CNN Worldwide managing editor Mark Whitaker appeared on CNN/U.S. to talk about the journal of Ambassador Christopher Stevens found in the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Whitaker explained how CNN found the journal (correspondent ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Education Nation, Viral O'Brien, Romney's 'View' - Posted September 19, 2012
NBC News has fleshed out the schedule for the annual Education Nation summit, which will kick off Sunday. Former Secy. of State Condoleeza Rice and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will both participate. The summit will also feature interviews with ... [TVNewser]

iPads and Florida Fare as CNN Grill Opens in Tampa - Posted August 28, 2012
The CNN Grill, located across the street from the Tampa Bay Times Forum, officially opened its doors last night on the eve of the delayed opening of the RNC. The Grill is home to some of CNN's morning and daytime programming, including "Early Start" and ... [TVNewser]

Star Correspondents Bolt Tampa For NOLA, As Isaac Approaches - Posted August 27, 2012
Two TV news correspondents who made their marks covering Hurricane Katrina seven years ago are returning to New Orleans as another hurricane approaches. Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith and CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Lawmaker Rubs Bad Press in Romney's Face - Posted July 31, 2012
Presumed GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney has been getting a boatload of bad international press. This ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Skowronski, O'Brien, Pirro - Posted July 23, 2012
MSNBC has officially upped Lauren Skowronski to VP of media relations. Skowronski had been director of media relations for MSNBC, and took over the department on an interim basis when PR chief Jeremy Gaines l... [TVNewser]

Breitbart.com and Daily Caller Editors Lash Back at Politico's Suspended Scribe Joseph Williams - Posted June 27, 2012
Not exactly known to be wallflowers, Editors at Breitbart.com and The Daily Caller fought back today against comments made by Politico's suspended White House Correspondent Joseph Williams... [FishbowlDC]

Sandusky Prosecutor Doesn't Think NBC Error Will Result in Successful Appeal - Posted June 25, 2012
Pennsylvania's Attorney General Linda Kelly told CNN's Soledad O'Brien this morning she doesn't think NBC's mistaken edit of Jerry ... [TVNewser]

CNN Investigates Controversial Stem Cell Therapies, Just Days After Promoting Similar Therapies - Posted May 18, 2012
This weekend on "CNN Presents," correspondent Drew Griffin will investigate extremely controversial medical clinics that administer unproven stem cell therapies to patients. The special, CNN's "Selling a Miracle," will... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Talks Fox News Mole, Media Bias and More at College Speech - Posted April 13, 2012
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes spoke to journalism students at the University of North Carolina, touching upon the Fox News "mole" and media bias, among other subjects. The Durham Herald-Sun ... [TVNewser]

A Kiss Before Flying. Jane Velez-Mitchell Has No 'Issues' at NLGJA Fundraiser - Posted March 30, 2012
Actual news got in the way of last night's annual New York fundraiser for the journalism group NLGJA. Soledad O'Brien, who was to co-host with her HLN colleague Jane... [TVNewser]

CNN Goes 'Beyond Trayvon,' Searches for Solutions - Posted March 30, 2012
More than 12 hours after "Starting Point," CNN's Soledad O'Brien finished her Thursday moderating a town hall on the Trayvon Martin... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Rome Burns, AAJA Convenes, Rubin Births - Posted March 29, 2012
"Rome" the new weekday show hosted by Jim Rome debuts Tuesday at 6pmET on the CBS Sports Network. "Rome" will feature news and opinion on the day's big sports stories with rants and debates that he's known for. FishbowlNY reports the Asian American Journalists Asso... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters Plan Trayvon Martin Specials - Posted March 28, 2012
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Chris Matthews, Lawrence O'Donnell, Mike Barnicle Make 'Friends of Ireland' Guest List - Posted March 21, 2012
The first day of Spring was an occasion for a second St. Patrick's day celebration in Washington as President Obama and VP Biden greeted Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny for belated festivities at the White House. The Washington Examiner reports, Biden also invite... [TVNewser]

Dr. Sanjay Gupta and 'Wolfman' - Posted March 14, 2012
After his book part last night -- which Alex attended and writes up here -- CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta is making the ... [TVNewser]

Personalities--And a Former President--Toast Dr. Sanjay Gupta At Book Party - Posted March 14, 2012
[caption id="attachment_116171" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Gupta, Couric, Gupta's father Subhash"][/caption] Just how well-liked is CNN correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta? So much so that his book release party, held at The S... [TVNewser]

Austin Restaurant Becomes 'CNN Grill' for SXSW - Posted March 11, 2012
CNN has been covering SXSW this weekend from the "CNN Grill," which has taken over Max's Wine Dive in downtown Austin for the second year running. Both the Saturday and Sunday broadcasts of "Your Money" with Ali Velshi have been live from the ... [Fishbowl NY]

Austin Restaurant Becomes 'CNN Grill' for SXSW - Posted March 11, 2012
CNN has been covering SXSW this weekend from the "CNN Grill," which has taken over Max's Wine Dive in downtown Austin for the second year running. Both the Saturday and Sunday broadcasts of "Your Money" with Ali Velshi have been live from the ... [FishbowlNY]

As Soledad O'Brien Searches for Breitbart 'Bombshell,' Breitbart Editor Says It's 'Happening on this Program' - Posted March 8, 2012
Before he died a week ago today, conservative author Andrew Breitbart and his team were in the process of vetting videotapes from Pres. Obama's college days. One of those videos is now out and posted on Breitbart.com. This morning on "Starting Point" ... [TVNewser]

About that Big Breitbart Scoop... - Posted March 8, 2012
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February 2012 Ratings: CNN Grows as New Shows Struggle - Posted February 28, 2012
While it was a split decision in primetime between CNN and MSNBC, CNN -- unlike MSNBC -- added primetime viewers vs. February 2011: +11% in the demo and +5% in Total Viewers. The ratings for February, 2012: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 805K Total Viewers / 282K A25-54 Total Da... [Fishbowl NY]

February 2012 Ratings: CNN Grows as New Shows Struggle - Posted February 28, 2012
While it was a split decision in primetime between CNN and MSNBC, CNN -- unlike MSNBC -- added primetime viewers vs. February 2011: +11% in the demo and +5% in Total Viewers. The ratings for February, 2012: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 805K Total Viewers / 282K A25-54 Total Da... [FishbowlNY]

Marie Colvin's Sister to CNN: 'I Really Thought She Would Get Out' - Posted February 23, 2012
Just two days after Marie Colvin was killed in Syria, the journalist's family was on CNN's "StartingPoint" this morning. "I really thought she would get out," Colvin's sister told Soledad O'Brien... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Cover Whitney Houston's Funeral - Posted February 18, 2012
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Whitney Houston Funeral Getting Extensive Cable Coverage - Posted February 17, 2012
The funeral for Whitney Houston will take place on Saturday in Newark, New Jersey, and while it is private, cable news is planning extensive coverage. The funeral will be streamed online at the AP's livestream page, so fans can bypass... [TVNewser]

Cable News Plans for the First-in-the-Nation New Hampshire Primary - Posted January 9, 2012
With last week's marathon Iowa Caucus coverage behind them, the cable networks have turned their attention to New Hampshire, where the nation's first... [TVNewser]

A Fresh Start | Good to See You | Dead End Street - Posted December 29, 2011
TVNewser: CNN is launching a new show -- anchored by Soledad O'Brien -- on Monday morning. Who knows how good it'll be, but at th... [FishbowlLA]

New CNN Morning Show to Launch Monday - Posted December 29, 2011
CNN will be launching its new 4-hour morning show Monday, the day before the Iowa Caucuses. Soledad O'Brien will anchor the 7-9am hours from Des Moines Monday and Tuesday with ... [TVNewser]

At 'Black in America' Screening, Arrington Comments Still Loom Large - Posted November 9, 2011
At the New York screening of the latest "Black in America" installment last night, CNN host Soledad O'Brien told the audience that the documentary is a head-on look at a topic that usually "makes you squirm." O'Brien wasn'... [TVNewser]

Shannon High Jumps to CNN, Will Oversee New Morning Show - Posted November 2, 2011
TVNewser has learned Shannon High is leaving NBC's Peacock Productions to join CNN where she will oversee the new four-hour morning show. An announcement on the hire, and the new show, could come as early as tomorrow. High joined MSNBC in 2007 as VP of daytime programs. Two years later ... [Fishbowl NY]

Shannon High Jumps to CNN, Will Oversee New Morning Show - Posted November 2, 2011
TVNewser has learned Shannon High is leaving NBC's Peacock Productions to join CNN where she will oversee the new four-hour morning show. An announcement on the hire, and the new show, could come as early as tomorrow. High joined MSNBC in 2007 as VP of daytime programs. Two years later ... [FishbowlNY]

Soledad O'Brien Responds: 'I didn't ambush (Michael) Arrington and I don't think he's a racist' - Posted October 31, 2011
CNN's Soledad O'Brien is responding today to TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington who is featured in her upcoming "Black in America" documentary. O'Brien's response follows a days-long, often heated online debate, over Arrington's suggestion that he would accept almost any black entrepreneur, regardless of merit. ... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: CNN, 'Harper's Bazaar,' YouTube, and More - Posted October 31, 2011
CNN is revamping its morning programming, bringing Ashleigh Banfield and Soledad ... [PRNewser]

CNN Prepares Morning Show Refresh - Posted October 30, 2011
What we first reported in September, is about to happen at CNN. Soledad O'Brien who has been CNN's lead documentary correspondent, will return to anchorin... [TVNewser]

CNN Prepares Morning Show Refresh - Posted October 30, 2011
What we first reported in September, is about to happen at CNN. Soledad O'Brien who has been CNN's lead documentary correspondent, will return to anchorin... [FishbowlLA]

Soledad O'Brien: 'I never thought that I should not be emotionally connected to a story' - Posted October 22, 2011
CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien spoke to the Poynter Institute this week... [Fishbowl NY]

Soledad O'Brien: 'I never thought that I should not be emotionally connected to a story' - Posted October 22, 2011
CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien spoke to the Poynter Institute this week... [FishbowlNY]

In His Memoir, CNN EVP Mark Whitaker Turns a Journalistic Eye on Himself - Posted October 13, 2011
TVNewser stopped by a book party last night for CNN EVP Mark Whitaker, held at the Upper West Side apartment of HBO Video President Henry McGee and his ... [TVNewser]

A Number of Newsers Make Root 100 List, Despite Odd Absences - Posted October 5, 2011
The Root has released its 2011 list of the most influential African Americans, and many TV news personalities are present. Leading the way are CNN anchors Soledad O'Brien... [TVNewser]

What is Soledad O'Brien's 'Next Big Story?' - Posted September 22, 2011
"This is not a boxing documentary," says CNN's Soledad O'Brien about her latest "Latino in America" doc set to air Sunday night at 8pmET/PT. Rather, O'Brien says, it's a story of one Mexican-American family's fight to help their daughte... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien Launches Foundation for Kids in Need - Posted August 17, 2011
CNN special correspondent Soledad O'Brien and her husband Brad Raymond launched their Foundation at a star-studded event Friday night in Bridgehampton, New York. ... [TVNewser]

CNN Plans 4 Documentaries to Mark 9/11 Anniversary - Posted August 15, 2011
With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 just under a month away, CNN has announced programming plans for four documentaries commemorating the attacks. The four documentaries will each be an hour long and will air in the week leading up to 9/11 on CNN, beginning with "Footnotes of 9/11," which will feature investigative... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien and Husband Establish Foundation For Young Women - Posted July 14, 2011
CNN's Don Lemon and Soledad O'Brien and Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell at a reception for the Soledad O'Brien & Brad Raymond Foundation Last night, CNN special correspondent So... [TVNewser]

CNN Screens "Don't Fail Me" Documentary - Posted May 11, 2011
On Monday evening, CNN hosted a reception and screening of documentary "Don't Fail Me" at the National Cable & Tel... [FishbowlDC]

Speaking Words of Wisdom - Posted May 1, 2011
'Tis the graduation season once again. And that means numerous commencement speeches from TV journos and analysts. Here now, then, is TVNewser's fourth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when (in alphabetical order): CNBC's Maria Bartirom... [TVNewser]

Gwen and Soledad Are Now Sorority Sisters - Posted April 22, 2011
Gwen Ifill, managing editor of "Washington Week" and a senior correspondent host of PBS's "The News Hour," and CNN's Soledad O'Brien are now sorority sisters for life a... [PRNewser]

How the Evening Newscasts Reported the deaths of Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros - Posted April 21, 2011
British by birth, photojournalist Tim Hetherington called Brooklyn home. He was a dual citizen of the U.S. and the U.K. and much of his work at war was for American broadcasters. During his career, Hetherington had worked for ABC News and CNN. Hetherington and Getty photographer Chris Hondros, were ... [TVNewser]

CNN Shoots Another Pilot With Soledad O'Brien - Posted April 13, 2011
CNN shot another pilot with anchor Soledad O'Brien in the "Piers Morgan Tonight" studio yesterday. Inside Cable News ... [TVNewser]

Going beyond the Ground Zero Mosque, CNN documents 'The Muslims Next Door' - Posted March 27, 2011
Another of Soledad O'Brien's "In America" documentaries premieres tonight on CNN. "Unwelcome: The Muslims Next Door" explores what happens when a Tennessee town tries to keep a Mosque from being built. "What we found reporting over several months in this small southern city is really a metaphor for what we're seeing... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts to host annual NLGJA event - Posted March 24, 2011
MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts will host the NLGJA's 16th annual Headlines and Headliners event in New York tonight. What makes this interesting is that Roberts is the first openly gay TV journalist to host the event which benefits the organization ... [TVNewser]

Anchors who began week in Japan end it in New York - Posted March 18, 2011
Several TV news anchors and reporters who rushed to Japan last weekend, are already back in New York. As radiation fears rose, networks began reassessing coverage and anchors began packing the bags they'd never really had time to unpack. Christiane Amanpour left Tuesday. ... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien on Tsunami Warning: 'You want to be very cognizant of the risks' - Posted March 16, 2011
As we mentioned earlier, CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien is currently covering the situation in Japan. In a criti... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien named contributing editor at Latina - Posted March 16, 2011
CNN's Soledad O'Brien has been named a contributing editor with Latina magazine. Considering she's still in Japan covering the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami, she might have her first column idea. Late last year, Cuban-Irish-American O'Brien ... [TVNewser]

Are 'Reunion' Segments Orchestrated By News Organizations The Right Thing To Do? - Posted March 16, 2011
The disaster in Japan has meant that thousands of people are unaccounted for, particularly in parts of the country that were hit hard by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami. With so many people unable to reach loved ones, many TV news organizations rushed to try and connect them. We linked to... [TVNewser]

CNN Tokyo Producer Stays Dialed in During Earthquake (VIDEO) - Posted March 11, 2011
While the news media continues to cover the 8.9 earthquake in Japan and the tsunami that followed, it's important to note they were also affected by the quake. Here's video from inside CNN's Tokyo bureau showing one diligent staffer who stays on the phone, while half under her desk. ... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien's Special Guest at Miami Book Signing - Posted November 20, 2010
Last week we told you about Soledad O'Brien kicking off her national book tour for The Next Big Story. Well, look who she ran into -- or rather, look who ran into her -- in Miami. ... [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]

Election 2010: Technology Front and Center for CNN's Midterm Election Coverage - Posted October 26, 2010
CNN has announced its coverage plans for the 2010 midterm elections. As in previous elections, new technology will be a major part of the coverage, with returning favorites like the "magic wall" and "data wall' being joined by the "CNN Election Matrix," which will break down data in a visual way. The... [TVNewser]

Update: Is Soledad O'Brien OK? - Posted October 23, 2010
Soledad OBrien has had a busy week: knee surgery (her twitpic, left), a new documentary, election coverage preparations, and book tour planning. On Thursday, her documentary, "... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien: Bad Economy is 'devastating for the Black Community' - Posted October 19, 2010
CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien explores how the economy impacts the black community in her 90-minute documentary, "Almighty Debt," airing Thursday at 9pm on CNN. "As much as it's bad for everybody," O'Brien ... [TVNewser]

Cami McCormick Receives Ovation Accepting CBS' Overall Excellence Award at Murrow Dinner (Video) - Posted October 12, 2010
The Radio Television Digital News Association held their annual Edward R. Murrow Awards dinner last night in New York. CBS Radio News correspondent Cami McCormick, walking with a cane after being injured by an IED while on assignment in Afghanistan last year, got a standing ovation as she accept... [TVNewser]

CNN Anchor Soledad O'Brien Injured: Is she OK? - Posted October 7, 2010
Soledad O'Brien is recovering from a knee injury after being thrown from a horse last weekend in Brewster, NY. "She is okay and handling it very well," a CNN spokesperson told TVNewser, "Right now she's in a knee brace and crutches. Altho... [TVNewser]

LeBron: The Decision Backlash Was Due To Race - Posted September 30, 2010
Maverick Carter, LeBron James' BFF and LRMR Marketing CEO, told CNN's ... [SportsNewser]

CNN Snags First Interview With Imam Behind Controversial Community Center and Mosque - Posted September 8, 2010
CNN has secured the first television interview with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the man behind the proposed Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero in Manhattan. The interview will air during "Larry King Live" tonight, with ... [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]

Soledad O'Brien Discusses Her Tech Journalism Career on WebNewser - Posted August 18, 2010
In the final part of our Media Beat sit-down with Soledad O'Brien, we talked with the CNNer about her early gig as one of the fir... [TVNewser]

O'Brien Talks with Rep. Charlie Rangel - Posted August 17, 2010
•Before arriving at our studio last Friday for our Media Beat interview, CNN's Soledad O'Brien was in Harlem where she interviewed Rep. Charles Rangel... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien on Her Career, CNN's Primetime Changes - Posted August 17, 2010
In Part II of our Media Beat interview with Soledad O'Brien, the CNN anchor tells us how her unique heritage has given her a rare perspective on the issues of race that she often covers. We also found out how she initially moved from a producer at NBC to on-air... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien on Her Career, CNN's Primetime Changes - Posted August 17, 2010
In Part II of our Media Beat interview with Soledad O'Brien, the CNN anchor tells us how her unique heritage has given her a rare perspective on the issues of race that she often covers. We also found out how she initially moved from a producer at NBC to on-air talent. O'Brien... [Fishbowl NY]

Soledad O'Brien on Her Career, CNN's Primetime Changes - Posted August 17, 2010
In Part II of our Media Beat interview with Soledad O'Brien, the CNN anchor tells us how her unique heritage has given her a rare perspective on the issues of race that she often covers. We also found out how she initially moved from a producer at NBC to on-air talent. O'Brien... [FishbowlNY]

Soledad O'Brien Says CNN Docs Becoming 'Wider and Broader' - Posted August 16, 2010
In our newest episode of Media Beat, CNN's Soledad O'Brien tells us she travels to New Orleans around 25 times a year. Recently, many of those trips were for production on "New Orleans Rising," the latest documentary she completed with CNN's In America unit, which debuts later this week (Aug... [TVNewser]

What You Didn't Know About Matt Lauer Before He Goes Live - Posted August 15, 2010
This week's Media Beat interview is with CNN's Soledad O'Brien. Before we got started, however, she tried to psyche me out using the same technique that, Matt Lauer used to use on her when O'Brien would fill in on weekday "Today." Luckily, your TVNewser editor is an impenetrable fortress of both... [TVNewser]

Another defection from 'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' - Posted July 22, 2010
MSNBC just announced that Greg Kordick who had been Senior Producer on "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" is moving with his boss, Izzy Povich, to Lawrence O'Donnell's new 10pmET program, set to launch in the fall. Kordick will EP the show. It... [TVNewser]

Justin Bieber, Lenny Kravitz, Tim McGraw Headline CNN Telethon hosted by Larry King - Posted June 20, 2010
Tomorrow night, CNN's Larry King hosts a special 2-hour "Larry King Live" telethon to provide relief to those affected by the BP oil spill with reports from CNN anchors/correspondents Anderson Cooper, ... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien on the New Direction of CNN's 'In America' - Posted June 16, 2010
TVNewser stopped by the screening last night of CNN's new documentary hosted by Soledad O'Brien titled "Gary and Tony Have a Baby" (June 24, 8pmET). It's the latest from the "In America" department and represents a differen... [TVNewser]

Screening of CNN's 'Tony and Gary Have a Baby' - Posted June 10, 2010
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Soledad O'Brien on Her 'Controversial' Doc - Posted May 29, 2010
Soledad O'Brien's newest project for CNN is a bit of a departure from her other In America films. She spoke about the documentary, ... [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]

Fake Newser Mom-Fight - Posted May 21, 2010
"30 ROCK" SPOILERS On last night's "30 Rock," fictional GE exec Jack Donaghy chose fictional CNBC mom/anchor Avery Jessup, who... had a few words for CNN's Soledad O'Brien (if the shortened clip doesn't load, skip to 16:40): ... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien Returns to Haiti - Posted May 8, 2010
CNN's Soledad O'Brien returns to Haiti for a report on the children of the shattered nation. "Rescued" is a one-hour special told through the eyes of two abandoned children and two American missionaries. Musician ... [TVNewser]

'AC360' American Al-Qaeda Special; O'Brien's Documentary Reviewed - Posted May 6, 2010
•Next week on "AC360," CNN correspondent Nic Robertson examines the life of Bryan Neal Vinas, a young man from Long Island who was convicted of supporting Al-Qaeda terrorist plots. Release in the jump. Another note, Anderson Cooper anchors the show from Nashville... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Delivers UNICEF Keynote - Posted May 5, 2010
CNN's Anderson Cooper delivered the keynote address last evening at the annual UNICEF mee... [TVNewser]

O'Brien, Roberts Headline Big Brothers Big Sisters Event - Posted April 26, 2010
•Tonight, CNN's Soledad O'Brien emcees the Big Brothers Big Sisters Sidewalks of New York gala at New York City's Waldorf-Astoria. ABC's Deborah Roberts will be presented with the Com... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Soledad O'Brien Talks Helping Haiti's Children - Posted April 14, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The media mob was out in force today at Michael's and we spotted plenty of table hopping between bites. It was fascinating to see all the head honchos make the rounds while checking in with the competition. Who needs to eat anyway? I was joined today by CNN's anchor and... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Soledad O'Brien Talks Helping Haiti's Children - Posted April 14, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The media mob was out in force today at Michael's and we spotted plenty of table hopping between bites. It was fascinating to see all the head honchos make the rounds while checking in with the competition. Who needs to eat anyway? I was joined today by CNN's anchor and... [FishbowlNY]

More Newsers Tapped to Address Grads - Posted March 21, 2010
As commencement season nears, we've got the latest on which newsers will address members of the Class of 2010: • CNN's, soon-to-be ABC's, Christiane Amanpour: Northwestern University (IL), June 18 (also: 2010 Senior Class Day speaker at ... [TVNewser]

Latino Newsers Provide Scholarships for Future Journalists - Posted March 20, 2010
CBS Early Show co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez is among the TV news anchor/reporters putting their money where the future is: offering $5,000 as part of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) scholarship program. FOX News Senior Correspondent ... [TVNewser]

CNN Developing New Morning Show? - Posted March 11, 2010
CNN is developing a morning show pilot with a new format that is reportedly similar to the current morning chat shows on Fox News and MSNBC. The Wrap's Dylan Stableford reports: A representative for CNN had no comment. But according to one source famil... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien Travels from One Disaster to Another - Posted March 1, 2010
Last week, Soledad O'Brien was in Haiti, working on a documentary about orphans. Between legs of her trip back to New York over the weekend, she got word that a severe earthquake had hit Chile. She and her crew flew from Miami to Panama, to Lim... [TVNewser]

8.8 Earthquake Strikes Chile Overnight - Posted February 27, 2010
The U.S. cable news networks are providing coverage this morning of an 8.8 earthquake that struck central Chile overnight, along the Pacific coast. This is the most powerful earthquake to hit the region in 50 years -- since 1960's 9.5 quake, the biggest in recorded history. FNC, CNN and MSNBC are r... [TVNewser]

Former NBC Producer Named CNN's 'In America' EP - Posted February 2, 2010
Former "Dateline NBC" producer Geraldine Moriba was announced as the new EP of CNN's "In America" division today. Moriba was at NBC for 16 years and was most recently senior producer for Broadcast Standards. She had worked on "Dateline" for 12 year... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks - Posted January 26, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress just after 9pmET. Gov. Bob McDonnell will provide the GOP response. Here are the special coverage plans we're hearing for the cable news networks. ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Soledad O'Brien: Ambition is Her Middle Name - Posted January 4, 2010
Politico's Patrick Gavin unearths the grittier details on CNN's Soledad O'Brien. For instance, she cusses. Additionally, a boss once told her sh... [FishbowlDC]

Soledad O'Brien Swears A Lot and Doesn't Sleep Enough - Posted January 4, 2010
Our old FishbowlDC pal Patrick Gavin, who's coming up on one year at Politico, chats up CNN's Soledad O'Brien with these, and other questions: When's the last time you us... [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]

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]

The News Literacy Project: Bringing Accountability Into the Classroom - Posted October 27, 2009
Vivian Schiller, Soledad O'Brien and Alan Miller Photo via Meredith Goncalves Last night, Time Warner hosted a litany of major media players, all gathered in support of The News Literacy Project. Founded by Alan Miller... [Fishbowl NY]

The News Literacy Project: Bringing Accountability Into the Classroom - Posted October 27, 2009
Vivian Schiller, Soledad O'Brien and Alan Miller Photo via Meredith Goncalves Last night, Time Warner hosted a litany of major media players, all gathered in support of The News Literacy Project. Founded by Alan Miller... [FishbowlNY]

Tom Delay, Now a Lifeline - Posted October 26, 2009
Now that his "Dancing" days are over, this week, Tom Delay, known as the hammer during his time in Congress, is the "Ask the Expert" on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire." The show, hosted by the Today show's Meredi... [TVNewser]

News Notes: O'Brien, Dougherty, Kerry & "White House Wire" - Posted October 16, 2009
• Soledad O'Brien fared far better than her CNN colleague Wolf Blitzer on "Celebrity Jeopardy." Last night, O'Brien won $6,200 and $25,000 was donated to a charity of her choice, even though she didn't finish first. Earlier: "... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's 'Latino in America' - Posted October 9, 2009
•Wednesday night we headed up to Harlem for the New York screening of CNN's "Latino in America." On the panel after the screening, (l-r) Julian Zugazagoitia, Director, El Museo del Barrio; Lillian Rodriguez Lopez, President of the Hispanic Federation; reporter/host ... [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]

Soledad O'Brien Heads to Cuba - Posted September 19, 2009
Soledad O'Brien has logged some frequent flyer miles this week. At a gala on Wednesday, the CNN anchor and correspondent was honored, along with musician Lalo Geurre... [TVNewser]

CNN National Report Card: Behind the Scenes at the Reunion - Posted August 7, 2009
Last night, TVNewser went to CNN's New York studios for the broadcast of "The National Report Card: Second 100 Days." We were there early and got to speak with a few members of the "best political team on television," including Gloria Borger and Soledad O'Brien, and the atmosphere was almost giddy.... [TVNewser]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted July 28, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Above, William Shatner does ... [FishbowlDC]

How Lynn Sweet's Race Question Trumped Healthcare - Posted July 23, 2009
The final question at last night's presidential news conference came from Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times and had to do with the arrest of Harvard Prof. Henry Louis Gates. It was Pres. Obama's answer that became the lead news item last night on Nightline and on the three broadcast... [TVNewser]

"Black in America 2" Live from Times Square - Posted July 23, 2009
Wednesday evening, CNN held a special live event in Times Square entitled "Moment of Truth: The Countdown to Black in America 2." The event, hosted by Soledad O'Brien, was designed to help promote and lead-in to CNN's new miniseries and featured guest appearances by ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 17, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and a panel with WSJ's Paul Gigot, CNBC's John Harwood, NPR's Michele Norris and author ... [FishbowlDC]

The Inspiration Behind "Black in America 2" - Posted July 9, 2009
John Rice, Malaak Compton-Rock, Dr. Steve Perry, Soledad O'Brien, Cicely Tyson and CNN EP Mark Nelson at last night's "Black in America 2" screening in Harlem, NY. Last night we headed up to Harlem for the New York screening of CNN's "Black in America 2." The four-hour documentary is a continuation of... [TVNewser]

TV Coverage Plans For Michael Jackson Memorial Service - Posted July 6, 2009
Michael Jackson's memorial service is tomorrow at the Staples Center in LA. Here's how the nets and cable will cover the service, via TVNewser: • ABC: Charlie Gibson will anchor live coverage "Remembering Michael Jackson" at 1pmET, joined by "Nightline" anchor ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN/HLN Plans for Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted July 5, 2009
Anderson Cooper, Larry King, Don Lemon and Soledad O'Brien will host coverage live from Los Angeles, with ... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien Joins Puerto Rican Day Parade, Promotes "Latino in America" - Posted June 15, 2009
CNN's Soledad O'Brien participated in the Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York yesterday, appearing on the El Diario/La Prensa float. During the parade, O'Brien, who is of Cuban and Irish descent, walked the route, handing out pins to promote "Latino in America." The CN... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: FNC, CNN, BBC... - Posted June 2, 2009
> The National Journal highlights the only American network TV corespondent reporting from inside Guantanamo Bay: FNC's Catherine Herridge. She has been reporting there since Saturday. > CNN's "... [TVNewser]

Miss California Carrie Prejean Hosts Fox & Friends: How Did It Go? - Posted May 27, 2009
Miss California Carrie Prejean filled in as host of the first hour of Fox & Friends this morning, discussing the Prop 8 ruling yesterday and tussling co-host Brian Kilmeade's hair. What else? She interviewed Donald Trump (who predicted we... [TVNewser]

Judge Rules For Dog Owners in Soledad O'Brien Co-Op Case - Posted May 26, 2009
A Housing Court judge has dismissed an eviction case filed by a co-op board, of which CNN's Soledad O'Brien was a member, against ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 05.07.09 - Posted May 7, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [FishbowlDC]

Ladies Who Make Lunch: Soledad v. Mika - Posted May 6, 2009
On Friday MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski and CNN's Soledad O'Brien will face off - in the kitchen. The two will compete in TrueChild's second... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted May 6, 2009
Recession puts media conferences on hold- FishbowlNY Ladies who make lunch: Soledad O'Brien vs. ... [FishbowlLA]

Where Are Your Fave DC Journos Delivering Commencement Addresses? - Posted May 4, 2009
Alissa Krinsky at TVNewser has compiled this thorough list of where and when your favorite journos will deliver commencement addresses this year. In alphabetical order... • MSNBC's Jonathan Alter: Western Connecticut State University (CT), May 24 • CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

100 Days News Conference: Notes - Posted April 29, 2009
President Barack Obama's news conference tonight at 8pmET will mark his 100th day in office, and each network plans to carry it differently (and one, not at all). FishbowlDC has ... [TVNewser]

Obama's 100th Day Media Preview - Posted April 29, 2009
UPDATED: As you know, TODAY marks the President's first 100 days in office. FBDC has compiled a list of coverage, events and/or special reports for the event. We'll continue updating throughout the day so send us your organization's info and plans to be added to the mix. Last Night On ABC's "Nightline"... [FishbowlDC]

Time Warner Center Hosts Annual NLGJA Benefit - Posted March 20, 2009
More than 300 TVNewsers packed Time Warner Center's 10th floor event space last night for the 14th annual NLGJA Headlines and Headliners benefit and silent auction. CNN's Soledad O'Brien emceed the event which raised more than $130,000 for NLGJA's annual programs and scholarships. In attendance: ... [TVNewser]

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]

CNN To Air Second "Black in America" Series - Posted March 1, 2009
With nearly 13 million viewers of the original "Black in America" series in 2008, CNN will be back with three new specials this summer. "Black in America: Today's Pioneers" and "Black in America: Tomorrow s Leaders" will debut in July, while a special co-production with Essence magazine filmed in New... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Obama's Lincoln Speech - Posted February 12, 2009
President Barack Obama spoke today at a Bicentennial Celebration at the Capital on Lincoln's birthday. The cablers covered the event live. For CNN, the event was just part of a full day of Abraham Lincoln-rela... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.27.09 - Posted January 27, 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]

D.C. Gets Some High Fives - Posted January 22, 2009
The "Almost Twins" hit D.C. for the Inauguration, and spent their time giving out high fives all over town. Featuring Larry King, Soledad O'Brien, Tucker Carlson, Paul Begala... [TVNewser]

Soledad vs. Dog Story Continues On "Fox & Friends" - Posted January 22, 2009
We wrote earlier this week about CNN's Soledad O'Brien and the rest of her apartment co-op board pushing to evict a family because of their smelly, slobbering dog. Toda... [TVNewser]

Dog Daze for Soledad O'Brien - Posted January 19, 2009
As if CNN's Soledad O'Brien doesn't have enough going on. She's the lead anchor of today's MLK day programming and has played a big role in this weekend's Inaugural coverage and will again tomorrow. But back in New York, there's a battle brewing with a neighbor and his... [TVNewser]

CNN To Air Entire "I Have a Dream" Speech - Posted January 18, 2009
CNN has reached agreement with the estate of Martin Luther King, Jr. that will allow the network to replay King's "I Have a Dream" speech in its entirety tomorrow at NoonET. In 1999, a federal court ruled in "Estate of Martin Luther King, Jr., Inc. v. CBS, Inc." that the speech... [TVNewser]

Blitzer: We Have "Some New Technology." Cooper: "Is This A Hologram?" - Posted January 17, 2009
The cable nets are filling time today leading up to the big day on Tuesday. Several correspondents are standing on a empty, cold National Mall. Here are some other notes: • Two of the three weekday Fox & Friends were in this morning (Doocy & Kilmeade); Neil Cavuto... [TVNewser]

Soledad To Be "Mrs. Big Stuff" - Posted December 21, 2008
CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien will be "Mrs. Big Stuff" in the Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club's 2009 Mardi Gras Parade. O'Brien's CNN special about the region post-Katrina, "Children of the Storm," ... [TVNewser]

Seven Powerful TVNewsers in One Room - Posted December 5, 2008
What happens when you get seven successful women TV journalists in one room? This is what. The Hollywood Reporter assembled a roundtable of powerful women in TV at the Extreme Wow Suite at the W New York. Cynthia McFadden, co-anchor of ABC's "Nightline"; ... [TVNewser]

Soledad's Doc Streak - Posted November 28, 2008
"CNN Presents: Escape From Jonestown," was the top-rated show in the A25-54 demo when it premiered on November 13, with 861,000 viewers and 2,352,000 Total Viewers. To date, its re-airs have amassed more than 11.5 million viewers. CNN correspondent Soledad O'Brien... [TVNewser]

What Some TV News Moms Think of the Incoming Mom-in-Chief - Posted November 28, 2008
TVNewser contributor Diane Clehane writes in Vanity Fair about Michelle Obama dubbing herself 'Mom in Chief.' Clehane asked a few working TV News moms to weigh in: • Soledad O'Brien... [TVNewser]

From "Best Political Team" To a "King of Comedy" - Posted November 10, 2008
Three days after TVNewser was in the CNN Election Center studio on Election Night, we were back in a drastically changed environment. Gone were the BPTOT, in was a studio audience. Temporary walls blocked off the studio from the rest of ... [TVNewser]

"Cool" Technology and the "Calm Before the Storm" - Posted November 5, 2008
Multiple people throughout the CNN newsroom were using the phrase "calm before the storm," at 5:30pmET last night. The BPTOT was gathering on the edge of the newsroom as anchor Wolf Blitzer interviewed former New York City Mayor ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Election Night Plans - Posted October 30, 2008
CNN's Election Night in America coverage kicks off at 6pmET on Tuesday, with Wolf Blitzer leading the BPTOT and Campbell Brown and ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: O'Brien, Claman, Fonda... - Posted October 28, 2008
> CNN's Soledad O'Brien reports for the one-hour documentary, "CNN Presents: One Crime at a Time," premiering Saturday November 22 at 8pmET. The special looks at the "crime, corruption and bureaucracy" of New Orleans. > FBN anchor Liz Claman ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): Lauer, Westin, O'Brien... - Posted October 24, 2008
> The celebrity roast of Matt Lauer took place this afternoon at the Friar's club. There will probably be more stories (and hopefully video) coming out of it, but for now here's two quick accounts.... [TVNewser]

Covering the Veeps - Posted October 2, 2008
The cablers have been employing countdown clocks more than eight hours before the debate tonight, and all networks are gearing up for coverage: • ABC — Charlie Gibson, Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos anchor from New ... [TVNewser]

Has The Media Been Unfair to Sarah Palin? - Posted September 9, 2008
Days before Gov. Sarah Palin sits down for her first big interview with ABC's Charlie Gibson, we put the issue of press fairness to a poll. But first, some notes. • According to ... [TVNewser]

"If You Tell the Story Right and Know Your Audience, You're Going To Be Successful" - Posted July 28, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist If, as CNN's Mark Nelson says, good planning makes for good luck, then "Black in America" is one damn lucky documentary. When CNN began planning "BIA" about 18 months ago, the comet that is ... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien On New Yorker Cover - Posted July 16, 2008
During a Q&A session after last night's CNN "Black in America" screening, host Soledad O'Brien was asked about this week's ... [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]

CNN Announces Convention Plans - Posted July 11, 2008
As expected, the BPTOT* will be busy when the conventions begin at the end of August. Some notes from CNN's release: • CNN Grills will be in Denver and St. Paul, set up at restaurants outside the convention for live broadcasts and places to mingle. • The "magic wall" is making the trek to... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 04.01.08 - Posted April 1, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Justice Alito's bday, finally someone explains MoDo, Leon Harris likes baseball, The Deadline Club is out wit... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.10.08 - Posted March 10, 2008
Good morning Washington. IT'S CHUCK NORRIS' BIRTHDAY! Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | WEST WING REPORTAGE | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.05.08 - Posted February 5, 2008
Happy Super Tuesday Washington! Better yet, it's Bobby Brown's birthday! Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.18.08 - Posted January 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Today in D.C. history, Marion Barry said "bitch set me up." Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | BOOKS | JOBS ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie A No-Show @ Gracies - Posted June 19, 2007
Did Katie skip to avoid reporters? At last night's Gracie Awards hosted by American Women in Radio & Television — where a head-spinning 41 awards were given out — Katie Couric, despite reports from her reps late last week that she would be attending and talking to reporters, was a no show.... [Fishbowl NY]

Katie A No-Show @ Gracies - Posted June 19, 2007
Did Katie skip to avoid reporters? At last night's Gracie Awards hosted by American Women in Radio & Television — where a head-spinning 41 awards were given out — Katie Couric, despite reports from her reps late last week that she would be attending and talking to reporters, was a no show.... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Imus Snubs Larry King Party - Posted April 18, 2007
One of the more intriguing questions about tonight's Larry King 50th anniversary party in New York has already been answered. Beleaguered radio host Don Imus, a longtime friend of King's, was on the invitee list for tonight's bash, but don't expect to see him. "He's not coming," our inside source says. Here's who... [Fishbowl NY]

Imus Snubs Larry King Party - Posted April 18, 2007
One of the more intriguing questions about tonight's Larry King 50th anniversary party in New York has already been answered. Beleaguered radio host Don Imus, a longtime friend of King's, was on the invitee list for tonight's bash, but don't expect to see him. "He's not coming," our inside source says. Here's who... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Flips American Morning: Soledad, Miles O'Brien Out; John Roberts, Scorned Fox Newser Kiran Chetry In - Posted April 4, 2007
Weird 24 hours at CNN. First, a shooting at CNN HQ in Atlanta yesterday, which killed a woman. Then the news that Miles O'Brien and Soledad O'Brien — not married and/or related [above right] ... [Fishbowl NY]

CNN Flips American Morning: Soledad, Miles O'Brien Out; John Roberts, Scorned Fox Newser Kiran Chetry In - Posted April 4, 2007
Weird 24 hours at CNN. First, a shooting at CNN HQ in Atlanta yesterday, which killed a woman. Then the news that Miles O'Brien and Soledad O'Brien — not married and/or related [above right] ... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News Blasts Kiran Chetry Agent's 'Arrogant Disregard'; Chetry Quickly Jumps To CNN - Posted February 16, 2007
As TVNewser first reported yesterday, Fox News sent a letter to John Ferriter, agent of weekend anchor Kiran Chetry, blasting the pair's contract demands and severing relations with his client. Fox and Chetry were in the middle of contract renegotiations. Fox N... [Fishbowl NY]

Fox News Blasts Kiran Chetry Agent's 'Arrogant Disregard'; Chetry Quickly Jumps To CNN - Posted February 16, 2007
As TVNewser first reported yesterday, Fox News sent a letter to John Ferriter, agent of weekend anchor Kiran Chetry, blasting the pair's contract demands and severing relations with his client. Fox and Chetry were in the middle of contract renegotiations. Fox N... [FishbowlNY]

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