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NBC News Toasts Cheryl Gould: 'She Came to the Newsroom With a Fresh Perspective' - Posted April 8, 2014
Current and former NBC News talent, executives and producers gathered at 30 Rock last night to celebrate Cheryl Gould, who is ... [TVNewser]

It's Official: Tamron Hall Joins 'Today' as 9 a.m. Co-Host - Posted February 24, 2014
Tamron Hall is officially joining "Today" as a co-host of the third hour. As we've been reporting, Hall's new deal gives her an expanded role on "... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Farrow, Capus, Jost - Posted January 24, 2014
MSNBC host Ronan Farrow has bought a $1.495 million pad in Joe Scarborough's neighborhood. The 982-sq. foot, Upper West Side unit is in a doorman building with a landscaped rooftop with views of th... [TVNewser]

Yes, This is What Steve Capus Has Been Up To - Posted October 29, 2013
When Steve Capus left NBC News earlier this year after 20 years with the network, he was due some time away from news. So for the last few months, Capus, who was president of NBC News for his last 8 years with the network, has turned his attentio... [TVNewser]

New NBC News President Deborah Turness: 'My first job is to listen' - Posted August 5, 2013
Today is Deborah Turness' first day on the job as president of NBC News. This morning she sent a note out to all NBC News staffers introducing herself, and explaining that she will be a regular presence in the newsro... [TVNewser]

FishbowlDC Interview With Paul Brandus - Posted May 16, 2013
Say hello to Paul Brandus who writes West Wing Reports and a column for The Week. He's an independent White House Correspondent who writes a blog and has a Twitter account in which he doesn't use his name. How come he goes nameless? "Her... [FishbowlDC]

ITV News Editor Deborah Turness Expected to be Named President of NBC News - Posted May 10, 2013
NBC News is expected to name Deborah Turness as its new president, a source tells TVNewser. News of her likely appointment was reported this morning in ... [TVNewser]

Al Jazeera America On The Hunt For Chief - Posted May 6, 2013
TheWrap's Sharon Waxman weighs in on Al Jazeera America, which is currently on the lookout for a chief executive to run the new channel, which will take over the cha... [TVNewser]

Brian Stelter On NBC's Response to 'Top of the Morning,' Negative Reviews - Posted April 29, 2013
Though the critics have skewered his first book, Brian Stelter chooses to see the coffee cup as half full. "Honestly, I appreciate the feedback," says Stelter, 27, author of Top o... [TVNewser]

NBC News Looks Across The Pond For President Candidates - Posted April 25, 2013
NBC News is casting a wide net in the search for its new president. A few weeks ago, TVNewser heard that NBC was eyeing some potential candidates from England, and now we have some names, ... [TVNewser]

Today Show 'Focused on Major News' Not 'Year-old Gossip' - Posted April 21, 2013
NBC News is responding to excerpts from Brian Stelter's new book "Top of the Morning" in this weekend's The New York Times ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Speaks: How Katie Couric Almost Returned To 'Today' - Posted March 11, 2013
More than half a year after Ann Curry left the "Today" show, Matt Lauer ... [TVNewser]

As Steve Capus Is Feted At Going Away Party, No Word On New NBC News President - Posted March 4, 2013
Today was NBC News president Steve Capus' last day at NBC News. Capus announced his departure just over a month ago in an email to staff, after 20 years with the comp... [Fishbowl NY]

As Steve Capus Is Feted At Going Away Party, No Word On New NBC News President - Posted March 4, 2013
Today was NBC News president Steve Capus' last day at NBC News. Capus announced his departure just over a month ago in an email to staff, after 20 years with the comp... [FishbowlNY]

As Steve Capus Is Feted At Going Away Party, No Word On New NBC News President - Posted March 4, 2013
Today was NBC News president Steve Capus' last day at NBC News. Capus announced his departure just over a month ago in an email to staff, after 20 years with the comp... [TVNewser]

Longtime NBC News Foreign Correspondent Tom Aspell Dies - Posted February 13, 2013
Tom Aspell, a veteran foreign correspondent for NBC News, died Monday from lung cancer. He was 62. Aspell began his career in television as a scriptwriter and cameraman in 1970 and joined NBC News in 1985 as a Cyprus-based producer. "From Southeast Asia to the Middle East... to the Balkans ... to Afghanistan,... [TVNewser]

WaPo's Rubin to NBC: Dump David Gregory - Posted February 4, 2013
On the heels of Steve Capus resigning as President of NBC News late last week, WaPo's Jennifer Rubin took it upon herself in a Sunday column to... [FishbowlDC]

Who's In Line to Take Over at NBC News? - Posted February 1, 2013
In his farewell note to staff, departing NBC News president Steve Capus writes, "I have much I hope to accomplish in the next phase of my career." So, too, do the men and women vying to replace Capus. Capus says NBCU News group Ch... [TVNewser]

Steve Capus Out At NBC News - Posted February 1, 2013
NBC News president Steve Capus is out at the network, according to an internal memo obtained by TVNewser. In the memo, Capus said that it was his choice, and that he will stay on to help transition to the next leader. Of course, it is a... [TVNewser]

Zurawik: Chelsea Clinton NBC's 'Pretend Journalist' - Posted December 27, 2012
Baltimore Sun TV critic David Zurawik takes aim at Chelsea Clinton in his latest Daily Down... [TVNewser]

Alexander Gets NBC White House Beat - Posted December 4, 2012
NBC News President Steve Capus today announced that Peter Alexander has been named White House Correspondent, joining ... [FishbowlDC]

Dissecting The Matt Lauer Blame Game - Posted November 26, 2012
The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz writes about Matt Lauer, and the pressure and criticism he has faced in the wake of "Today",s ratings struggles and the... [TVNewser]

NBCU News Group Chief Pat Fili-Krushel: 'I have three strong business leaders running day-to-day' - Posted November 19, 2012
[caption id="attachment_155701" align="alignright" width="390"] NBC News Group chief Pat Fili-Krushel and NBC's Andrea Mitchell.[/caption]Pat Fili-Krushel, Chairman of the NBC News Group, talks with the Wall Street Journal four months in ... [TVNewser]

Steve Capus On 'Today' Switch: 'This was my call' - Posted November 15, 2012
NBC News president Steve Capus responds to the New York Daily Ne... [TVNewser]

Don Nash Named EP of 'Today' - Posted November 14, 2012
Following the news that Jim Bell would be leaving NBC's "Today" for a job at NBC Olympics, the network has promoted senior broadcast producer ... [TVNewser]

Jim Bell Leaving 'Today,' Returning to NBC Sports - Posted November 12, 2012
Jim Bell, the executive producer of the "Today" show will be leaving his post and returning to his roots at NBC Sports. The New York Times' Brian Stelter ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jim Bell Leaving 'Today,' Returning to NBC Sports - Posted November 12, 2012
Jim Bell, the executive producer of the "Today" show will be leaving his post and returning to his roots at NBC Sports. The New York Times' Brian Stelter ... [FishbowlNY]

Democracy Plaza Readies For Its Close-Up - Posted November 6, 2012
For the third-straight Presidential election, NBC is turning the skating rink and Rockefeller Plaza around it, into its election news hub "Democracy Plaza." An outline of the United States lies a half inch under the ice, and will be filled in as each state goes red for Romney or blue for... [TVNewser]

After 35 Years at Anchor Desk, Bill Worden Announces Retirement from WKTV - Posted November 2, 2012
Bill Worden announced his retirement after 35 years as the evening anchor for the Utica, NY, NBC affiliate WKTV. Worden told viewers at the end of the 6 p.m. news he would not be slowing down, "Retiring? Shuffling around in slippers? I don't think so,"... [TVSpy]

An Award Fit for Prince - Posted October 15, 2012
Richard Prince has won the Ida B. Wells Award. The National Association of Black Journalists announced today that Prince, a columnist for the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, will receive the honor given to an individual who... [FishbowlDC]

Steve Capus on Politicians Using News Clips in Ads: 'This has to stop. It's Not Fair. It's Just Lazy' - Posted October 9, 2012
NBC News took home its fourth consecutive Edward R. Murrow "Overall Excellence" award. CBS Radio News correspondent Cami McCormack presented NBC News president Steve Capus with the award at la... [TVNewser]

David Verdi to Oversee Affiliate Partnerships at NBC - Posted October 9, 2012
NBC News announced Tuesday that David Verdi will step into the role of senior vice president of worldwide newsgathering, where he will oversee partnerships with the network's affiliates and the NBC News Channel. Verdi was previously VP of newsgath... [TVSpy]

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

NY Post: George Zimmerman To Sue NBC News Over Misleading Edit - Posted October 4, 2012
The man charged with shooting teenager Trayvon Martin earlier this year is planning to sue NBC News over a misleading edit on "Today," according to the NY Post. ... [TVNewser]

It's Official: Andrea Canning Joins NBC's 'Dateline' As Correspondent - Posted October 3, 2012
As we first reported back in April, Andrea Canning is joining NBC News as a c... [TVNewser]

NBC's Steve Capus Honored With Emmy Board Of Governors Award - Posted September 29, 2012
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented NBC News president Steve Capus with the Board of Governors Award in Philadelphia last week. Capus began his journalism career in Philadelphia. ... [Fishbowl NY]

NBC's Steve Capus Honored With Emmy Board Of Governors Award - Posted September 29, 2012
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented NBC News president Steve Capus with the Board of Governors Award in Philadelphia last week. Capus began his journalism career in Philadelphia. ... [FishbowlNY]

NBC's Steve Capus Honored With Emmy Board Of Governors Award - Posted September 29, 2012
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented NBC News president Steve Capus with the Board of Governors Award in Philadelphia last week. Capus began his journalism career in Philadelphia. ... [TVNewser]

Education Nation, The U.N. and CGI: Obama and Romney Make the Rounds in New York City - Posted September 25, 2012
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NBC News President Apologizes to Affiliates After 'Today' Skips 9/11 Moment of Silence - Posted September 13, 2012
NBC News president Steve Capus has issued an apology to the network's affiliated stations after the "Today" show aired a segment with "Keeping up with the Kardashians" star ... [TVSpy]

Brian Williams Hosts Mitt Romney During NBC's 'Education Nation' - Posted September 12, 2012
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney confirms he will be a part of NBC's Education Nation later this month. "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams sit... [TVNewser]

Maria Hinojosa Presented 2012 John Chancellor Award - Posted September 12, 2012
Maria Hinojosa, a reporter and anchor for NPR, PBS and CNN is the recipient of the 2012 John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism. Presented by Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, the award is named fo... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Mistakenly Took Ambien - Posted September 6, 2012
This just in... The latest on NBC Newsman Tom Brokaw: After feeling lightheaded on "Morning Joe this morning, MSNBC's Chris Jansing announces that he was take... [FishbowlDC]

Tom Brokaw Rushed to Charlotte Hospital - Posted September 6, 2012
NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw was taken by ambulance to a Charlotte hospital this morning after an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." Brokaw, 72, who stepped down as anchor of "Nightly News" after the 2004 election, has been worki... [TVNewser]

Phil Griffin on MSNBC's DNC Win: 'Probably the Best Day in our 16 Year History' - Posted September 5, 2012
After much of the day spent inside Time Warner Cable Arena (interviews with FNC's Ed Henry, FBN's Neil Cavuto, and CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Pat Fili-Krushel Named Chairman of NBCUniversal News Group - Posted July 19, 2012
Changes in the executive suite at NBCUniversal today. Pat Fili-Krushel who joined NBC when Comcast took over, will now oversee a new unit called the NBCUniversal News group comprised of NBC News, CNBC, MSNBC, The Weather Channel and all... [TVNewser]

'GMA' Close To 'Today' In The Demo Last Week, Capus: 'Today' 'A small piece of this entire portfolio' - Posted July 16, 2012
Last week was Savannah Guthrie's first official week as co-host of NBC's "Today," and the preliminary ratings indicate that the trend of "Good Morning America" catching up to "Today" has not s... [Fishbowl NY]

'GMA' Close To 'Today' In The Demo Last Week, Capus: 'Today' 'A small piece of this entire portfolio' - Posted July 16, 2012
Last week was Savannah Guthrie's first official week as co-host of NBC's "Today," and the preliminary ratings indicate that the trend of "Good Morning America" catching up to "Today" has not s... [FishbowlNY]

'GMA' Close To 'Today' In The Demo Last Week, Capus: 'Today' 'A small piece of this entire portfolio' - Posted July 16, 2012
Last week was Savannah Guthrie's first official week as co-host of NBC's "Today," and the preliminary ratings indicate that the trend of "Good Morning America" catching up to "Today" has not s... [TVNewser]

Steve Capus, Phil Griffin And Vivian Schiller On What The Future Holds For NBCNews.com and MSNBC.com - Posted July 16, 2012
The big re-branding of MSNBC.com to NBCNews.com is just phase one of a long-term strategy to completely change the digital strategy of NBC News and MSNBC. On a conference call with reporters toda... [TVNewser]

NBCNews.com is More Than Just a Name Change - Posted July 16, 2012
In addition to gaining full ownership and changing the name, NBC News president Steve Capus is making a commitment that the new NBCNews.com will "provide users with the highest quality news and information from the network's trusted on-air and online journalists, editors and producers." ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC.com Gets New Name - Posted July 16, 2012
MSNBC.com is getting a new name. Despite the complex, corporate jargon, the long and short of it is that MSNBC.com will now be NBCNews.com. Some staff will be "co-located" at NBC's headquarters in New York in order to create "unified multi-platform teams, and promote the sharing of resources and cross-platform reporting... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: Anderson Cooper; CNN; NBC News head talks Ann Curry, and more - Posted July 2, 2012
Anderson Cooper revealed in an email to The Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan that he's gay. "I couldn't be any more happy,... [PRNewser]

Capus on Curry at 'Today:' 'We Gave Her a Year to Prove Herself' - Posted July 1, 2012
Following Friday's naming of Savannah Guthrie as "Today" show co-anchor, NBC News president Steve Capus ... [TVNewser]

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

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

Savannah Guthrie Named Co-Anchor of NBC's 'Today' - Posted June 29, 2012
It's official: NBC News has named Savannah Guthrie the new co-anchor of "Today." Guthrie, who co-anchored the program this morning, will officially debut on July 9. The announcement of her promotion comes a day after ... [TVNewser]

Savannah Gets the Slot - Posted June 29, 2012
Savannah Guthrie has officially been named co-anchor of NBC News' "Today." She replaces Ann Curry, who left in an awkwardly sa... [FishbowlDC]

'Today' Show Moves On ... And About That Ann Curry Highlight Reel - Posted June 29, 2012
These are days of transition at the "Today" show. After Ann Curry's emotional farewell Thursday, ... [TVNewser]

Steve Capus Defines Ann Curry's New Role - Posted June 28, 2012
In a note to NBC News and MSNBC staffers, obtained by TVNewser, NBC News president Steve Capus fine-tuned what Ann Curry's new role with NBC will be. "In her new r... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry Says Emotional Goodbye to 'Today': 'This Is Not as I Expected to Ever Leave This Couch' - Posted June 28, 2012
After nearly 15 years with "Today," and the last year as co-host Ann Curry is exiting the NBC News morning show, she announced at the close of this morning's broadcast. "This is not easy to say, but today is go... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry to Leave 'Today,' will Remain with NBC - Posted June 28, 2012
Ann Curry is leaving the "Today" show anchor desk. In an interview with USA Today's Susan Page Curry confirm... [TVNewser]

NYT and WSJ Profile NBC's Troubles, Bury Ledes - Posted June 22, 2012
Both the New York Times and Wall Street Journal have stories today... [TVNewser]

The Huffington Post Fetes iPad Magazine 'Huffington.' At New York Shindig - Posted June 14, 2012
[caption id="attachment_62235" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Credit: Dario Cantatore "][/caption] The Huffington Post held a garden party to celebrate the launch of its new iPad magazine, "Huffington," Last night. FishbowlNY was there at the Gramercy Park Hotel rooftop bar, along with a few hundred of ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Huffington Post Fetes iPad Magazine 'Huffington.' At New York Shindig - Posted June 14, 2012
[caption id="attachment_62235" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Credit: Dario Cantatore "][/caption] The Huffington Post held a garden party to celebrate the launch of its new iPad magazine, "Huffington," Last night. FishbowlNY was there at the Gramercy Park Hotel rooftop bar, along with a few hundred of ... [FishbowlNY]

Sparks Fly Between NBC and Telemundo - Posted June 14, 2012
In what appears to be a rash of outlets hooking up for the upcoming elections, NBC News and Telemundo are joining forces to "deliver an unprecedented number of hours of political coverage in English and Spanish under their signature political banner 'Decision 2012.'" We can hardly wait and only... [FishbowlDC]

Pub Grub for NBC, MSNBC Newsers Ahead of London Games - Posted June 13, 2012
Dozens of NBC News and MSNBC employees have have packed Bill's Bar and Burger this afternoon for a Summer Kick-off. The party, just across the street from Rockefeller Center, is to celebrate the upcoming coverage of the London Olympic games. Everyone in attendance received an NBC London 2012 t-shirt. And we're... [TVNewser]

TIME & People Throw WHCA Cocktail Party - Posted April 28, 2012
The parties are underway in Washington D.C. ahead of the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Last night at the St. Regis, TIME and People threw a cocktail party with drop-ins from a bunch of boldface tvnewsers all enjoying custom flavored custards by Shake Shack. TIME's Managing Edi... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [Fishbowl NY]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [FishbowlNY]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry, Tyra Banks, Peggy Noonan Receive 2012 Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Eight influential women were honored this afternoon at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards. The event was held at the Waldorf-Astoria and emceed by NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Ann Curry, Tyra Banks, Peggy Noonan Receive 2012 Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Eight influential women were honored this afternoon at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards. The event was held at the Waldorf-Astoria and emceed by NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan. ... [FishbowlNY]

Want a Story Corrected? Don't Look To TV News - Posted April 23, 2012
It isn't exactly a secret that TV news outlets suck at correcting their mistakes. While newspapers, magazines and websites like Slate.com have dedicated sections to feature their screw-ups, most TV news shows prefer to pretend like errors never happen. Is your name misspelled? The New York Times will run ... [TVNewser]

Lauer, O'Reilly, Walters, Couric and More Feted at Media Bigs Party - Posted April 12, 2012
New York media turned out for a Hollywood Reporter party last night. The Four Seasons was packed with the media hoi polloi for THR's 35 Most Powerful People in Media event. As we ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Shift from Newschannel to POV Network - Posted April 11, 2012
InsideCableNews, which digs into the on-the-air and behind-the-scenes inner workings of the cable news channels had a long -- very long -- piece about how ... [TVNewser]

Hollywood Reporter's 'New York Issue' Lists 35 Most Powerful People in Media - Posted April 11, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter is getting its New York fix with its Spring issue. Inside, the magazine lists the "35 Most Powerful People in The Media," which i... [Fishbowl NY]

Hollywood Reporter's 'New York Issue' Lists 35 Most Powerful People in Media - Posted April 11, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter is getting its New York fix with its Spring issue. Inside, the magazine lists the "35 Most Powerful People in The Media," which i... [FishbowlNY]

Another Time Shift for NBC's 'Rock Center' - Posted April 9, 2012
NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams" will move timeslots for the fourth time, to 9pmET/PT Wednesday. So how did the primetime newsmagazine do for the ... [TVNewser]

Remembering Mike Wallace - Posted April 8, 2012
Following news of Mike Wallace's death, remembrances and tributes have poured in. "It is with tremendous sadness that we mark the passing of Mike Wallace," said Leslie Moonves, president and CEO, CBS Corporation in a statement. "His extraordinary contribution as a broadcaster is immeasurable and he has been a force... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow 'Drifts' to Top of Best Sellers List - Posted April 6, 2012
MSNBC hosted a party at Manhattan's Ace Hotel last night in celebration of Rachel Maddow's first book, Drift, which tops the New York Times ... [TVNewser]

'Seasoned' Producer Was Behind 'Error' in Trayvon Martin 'Today' Show Story - Posted April 6, 2012
Reuters digs deeper into a Trayvon Martin story which aired on the "Today" show. Tuesday, a week after the story aired, NBC News completed their investigation into the editing "err... [Fishbowl NY]

'Seasoned' Producer Was Behind 'Error' in Trayvon Martin 'Today' Show Story - Posted April 6, 2012
Reuters digs deeper into a Trayvon Martin story which aired on the "Today" show. Tuesday, a week after the story aired, NBC News completed their investigation into the editing "err... [FishbowlNY]

'Seasoned' Producer Was Behind 'Error' in Trayvon Martin 'Today' Show Story - Posted April 6, 2012
Reuters digs deeper into a Trayvon Martin story which aired on the "Today" show. Tuesday, a week after the story aired, NBC News completed their investigation into the editing "err... [TVNewser]

Lauren Kapp Leaves NBC News for Huffington Post - Posted April 5, 2012
Longtime NBC Newser Lauren Kapp is jumping to the Huffington Post. Kapp who lead marketing and communications for NBC News, will join HuffPo in a larger, newly-created role as SVP of global strategy, marketing and communications (... [TVNewser]

Steve Capus, NBC News Staffers Help Open Brooklyn Health Clinic - Posted April 3, 2012
NBC News president Steve Capus participated yesterday in the opening ceremony of a new facility for the Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center in Brooklyn, NY. NBC and General Electric contributed more than $500,000 to the new facility.... [TVNewser]

NBC News Radio Expands, Replaces CNN Radio Nationwide - Posted March 1, 2012
In an deal announced today with leading radio distributor Dial Global, NBC News will expand its radio offerings from 18 hourly reports each weekday to top and bottom of the hour updates, 24/7. NBC News Radio will also now be distributed to radio stations reaching 225 million people nationwide. These stations can... [Fishbowl NY]

NBC News Radio Expands, Replaces CNN Radio Nationwide - Posted March 1, 2012
In an deal announced today with leading radio distributor Dial Global, NBC News will expand its radio offerings from 18 hourly reports each weekday to top and bottom of the hour updates, 24/7. NBC News Radio will also now be distributed to radio stations reaching 225 million people nationwide. These stations can... [FishbowlNY]

Capus, Raddatz to be Honored at RTDNF Dinner - Posted March 1, 2012
NBC News President Steve Capus and ABC News correspondent Martha Raddatz are among the honorees at the RTDNF's 22nd annual First Amendment Dinner and Aw... [TVNewser]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [Fishbowl NY]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [FishbowlNY]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [TVNewser]

Adrienne Mong Named London Bureau Manager for NBC News - Posted January 12, 2012
NBC News has named Adrienne Mong London bureau Manager. In her new role Mong will oversee day-to-day operations and news coverage at NBC's London bureau, and will also manage NBC's partnership with U.K. TV network ITN. Mong had been a... [TVNewser]

NewsPro Names '10 Most Powerful in Television News' - Posted December 19, 2011
TVWeek's NewsPro magazine has announced its "10 Most Powerful in Television News," and the 2011 list features executives from all the broadcast and cable networks. Fox News CEO ... [Fishbowl NY]

NewsPro Names '10 Most Powerful in Television News' - Posted December 19, 2011
TVWeek's NewsPro magazine has announced its "10 Most Powerful in Television News," and the 2011 list features executives from all the broadcast and cable networks. Fox News CEO ... [FishbowlNY]

Chelsea Clinton's TV News Debut - Posted December 12, 2011
Even though she's been in the public eye for almost 20 years, tonight, at approximately 6:55pmET, most Americans had the chance to hear Chelsea Clinton for the first time. The daughter of a former President of the United States an... [FishbowlLA]

Chelsea Clinton's TV News Debut - Posted December 12, 2011
Even though she's been in the public eye for almost 20 years, tonight, at approximately 6:55pmET, most Americans had the chance to hear Chelsea Clinton for the first time. The daughter of a former President of the United States an... [TVNewser]

Capus, Raddatz To Recieve 2012 RTDNF First Amendment Awards - Posted November 25, 2011
Steve Capus of NBC News and Martha Raddatz of ABC News will be honored with RTDNF First Amendment Awards in 2012. Capus, the president of NBC News,... [TVNewser]

At CPJ Gala, Dan Rather Criticizes Corporate Media, While Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Promises Journalistic Independence For NBC News - Posted November 23, 2011
Last night the Committee to Protect Journalists held its annual gala at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. The bulk of the event was to honor journalists who risked their lives to cover the news, and along the way a few well-known faces showed ... [TVNewser]

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

Dianne Festa Expands NBC News Duties - Posted November 8, 2011
Dianne Festa's role as director of NBC News has been expanded, NBC News President Steve Capus announced in a memo to staffers Monday. ... [TVNewser]

NBC's 'Rock Center' Fails to Rock the Ratings In Debut - Posted November 1, 2011
As predicted by Brian Williams and NBC News president Steve Capus, the debut of NBC's "Rock Center" last n... [TVNewser]

Ted Koppel Named Special Correspondent For NBC's 'Rock Center with Brian Williams' - Posted October 13, 2011
In a move that has been widely speculated, NBC News has named Ted Koppel as a special correspondent to "Rock Center With ... [TVNewser]

Keith Olbermann: 'Great to be here, as always ... and also the simultaneous meeting of all my former employers.' - Posted October 11, 2011
NBC News has been awarded the Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence for a television network. If that sounds familiar, it's because this is ... [Fishbowl NY]

Keith Olbermann: 'Great to be here, as always ... and also the simultaneous meeting of all my former employers.' - Posted October 11, 2011
NBC News has been awarded the Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence for a television network. If that sounds familiar, it's because this is ... [FishbowlNY]

WOR Enhances Its Partnership With NBC News - Posted October 6, 2011
Anyone tuning to WOR 710 recently thinking they're hearing an influx of NBC-related programming would be right! NBC News and WOR Radio have joined forces in a broadcasting partnership. NBC News will be the dominant provider of international and national news for the talk radio station. As part of the arrangement, WOR... [Fishbowl NY]

WOR Enhances Its Partnership With NBC News - Posted October 6, 2011
Anyone tuning to WOR 710 recently thinking they're hearing an influx of NBC-related programming would be right! NBC News and WOR Radio have joined forces in a broadcasting partnership. NBC News will be the dominant provider of international and national news for the talk radio station. As part of the arrangement, WOR... [FishbowlNY]

Network News Chiefs: 'The audience ultimately will make the decision as to whether we are still relevant or capable or not' - Posted October 5, 2011
At The Atlantic's Washington ideas Forum this afternoon, the magazine brought together the three networks news chiefs for a panel discussion. James Fallows spoke to NBC's Steve Capus, ABC's Ben Sherwood and CBS' ... [TVNewser]

NBC's 'Dateline' Celebrates 20th Season With Mystery-Themed Party - Posted October 5, 2011
TVNewser stopped by an event in celebration of the 20th season of NBC's "Dateline" last night. The party, which had a mystery theme, was held at Manhattan's Hotel Griffou. Attendees -- including Chris Hansen, ... [TVNewser]

Dave Pietrycha Upped to CFO of NBC News - Posted October 3, 2011
Dave Pietrycha, who has been VP and CFO of MSNBC for the last 18 months, has been named SVP and CFO for NBC News. Pietrycha will be responsible for the financial oversight of all NBC News broadcasts and platforms, including MSNBC. "During his tenure at MSNBC, Dave was integral in leading... [TVNewser]

NBC News Pres. Steve Capus: 'It's OK For a News Division To Stand For Something' - Posted September 28, 2011
After NBC's Brian Williams wrapped an interview with former President Bill Clinton closing out the network's second Education Nation Tuesday, the "Nightly News" anchor h... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira Named Special Correspondent on NBC's 'Rock Center with Brian Williams' - Posted September 13, 2011
Yesterday, we told you that the NBC primetime newsmagazine slated to debut this fall would be called "Rock Center with Brian Williams." Today, the show also gets a specia... [Fishbowl NY]

Meredith Vieira Named Special Correspondent on NBC's 'Rock Center with Brian Williams' - Posted September 13, 2011
Yesterday, we told you that the NBC primetime newsmagazine slated to debut this fall would be called "Rock Center with Brian Williams." Today, the show also gets a specia... [FishbowlNY]

Meredith Vieira Named Special Correspondent on NBC's 'Rock Center with Brian Williams' - Posted September 13, 2011
Yesterday, we told you that the NBC primetime newsmagazine slated to debut this fall would be called "Rock Center with Brian Williams." Today, the show also gets a specia... [TVNewser]

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

African-American News Sites theGrio, NewsOne Join Forces - Posted July 11, 2011
NBC News' theGrio and Interactive One's NewsOne will coordinate and share editorial content under terms of an agreement between the parent companies of the two African-Americ... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith Named Correspondent for NBC News Primetime Magazine - Posted July 11, 2011
As we first reported Friday, Harry Smith has been named a correspondent for NBC's new primetime news magazine, anchored by ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC @ 15, Party Time in D.C. - Posted July 8, 2011
The network that calls itself "The Place for Politics" held its 15th anniversary bash in Washington, DC last night. New York employees of the network will have their own party next week, we're told. MSNBC went on the air July 15, 1996. MSNBC president Phil Griffin, NBC News president Steve Capus and... [TVNewser]

NBC News Announces 2012 Embed Reporters - Posted July 6, 2011
NBC News has named its team of eight embed reporters that will hit the road to cover the 2012 election, according to an internal memo from NBC News president Steve Capus sent out to staffers this morning. The reporters, who have not yet been give... [TVNewser]

Network News presidents get together to honor Jeff Gralnick - Posted June 13, 2011
NBC News president Steve Capus, ABC News president Ben Sherwood and CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager will put compeition aside for a few hours next week as they honor Jeff Gralnick, who worked at all three network news divisions in his ca... [TVNewser]

Vivian Schiller Lands at NBC News - Posted June 2, 2011
Former NPR CEO Vivian Schiller has landed a new job. Schiller, who in March resigned from her position after a ... [FishbowlDC]

Vivian Schiller Joins NBC News as Chief Digital Officer - Posted June 2, 2011
Former NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller is joining NBC News as Chief Digital Officer, reporting to NBC News president Steve Capus. In the new position, S... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd to solo anchor 'The Daily Rundown' - Posted May 9, 2011
As Savannah Guthrie moves to the "Today" show as co-anchor of the third hour next month -- leaving the DC Fishbowl for the New York one -- her MSNBC show will go on without her, says NBC News president ... [TVNewser]

Meredith Vieira leaving 'Today:' The News Conference - Posted May 9, 2011
There's a news conference happening right now on the anchor changes coming to "Today." Taking part: Steve Capus... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Parties with the Main (or is it Lame?) stream Media - Posted May 1, 2011
Seeming to put politics aside for a few hours -- not one but two GOP governors stopped in to the MSNBC After Party last night at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie -- often the target of MSNBC's opiniona... [GalleyCat]

NBC's Brian Williams returns to U.S. from London to Cover Aftermath of Deadly Southern Storms - Posted April 28, 2011
Brian Williams had arrived at London's Heathrow airport, picked up his bags and was on his way to NBC's Royal Wedding encampment when the damage and death toll from last night's southern storm began to sink in. "Our NBC News staff in... [TVNewser]

Networks, Cablers Gearing Up For Royal Wedding - Posted April 27, 2011
With the Royal Wedding less than 48 hours away (Note: TVNewser will be liveblogging the coverage starting at 4 AM on Friday), the networks and cablers are beginning to gear up for coverage. CNN's Piers Morgan gives a brief peek at CNN's production tent near Buckingham Palace, while also explaining why he... [TVNewser]

Network Rivals Come Together for Common Cause - Posted April 14, 2011
ABC, CNN and CBS news executives all headed to NBC's 30 Rockefeller Center headquarters yesterday to discuss the safety and well-being of freelance journalists who increasingly serve the network news divisions worldwide. NBC News president ... [TVNewser]

Phil Griffin on MSNBC's Primetime Strategy: 'Don't empty the stadium' - Posted March 28, 2011
The Philadelphia Inquirer looks at MSNBC in a post-Comcast world. The Inquirer has two hooks to its story: the fact that Pennsylvania native ... [TVNewser]

msnbc.com, breakingnews.com set new records - Posted March 16, 2011
NBC News president Steve Capus has sent a note to his staff -- not so much about the broadcast coverage -- but about the online records being set by msnbc digital. "There are a number of ways to measure the audience reaction to our news co... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

"MTP" Fetes New Press Rep - Posted March 3, 2011
[caption id="attachment_32541" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="MTP's Adam Verdugo, Betsy Fischer and Erika Masonhall c/o WHCInsider"][/caption] A group of Washington's journos gathe... [FishbowlDC]

The NY Post's Phil Griffin Story-Line By Line - Posted February 23, 2011
The New York Post's Page Six ran a very brief item about MSNBC's Phil Griffin. It would be a juicy item, were it... [TVNewser]

Former 'Meet The Press' Moderator Bill Monroe Dies - Posted February 17, 2011
Former NBC News Washington Bureau Chief and "Meet the Press" moderator Bill Monroe has died at age 90. Monroe moderated "Meet the Press" from 1975-1984, taking over for Lawrence Spivak, and was succeeded by Roger Mudd and Marvin Kalb. Here, Kalb wishes Monroe well on his final day as moderator of the... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Special Reports for Obama Statement on Egypt - Posted February 11, 2011
As the cable news networks continue to cover the revelry in the streets of Cairo, following the announcement that Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president, the broadcast networks are preparing special reports for their networks as Pres. Obama plans to address the situation at 1:30pmET now scheduled for 3pmET. ... [TVNewser]

Sanfuentes to Replace Whitaker as NBC Washington Bureau Chief - Posted January 28, 2011
Antoine Sanfuentes has been named Washington Bureau Chief for... [FishbowlDC]

Antoine Sanfuentes Named NBC News Washington DC Bureau Chief - Posted January 28, 2011
NBC News has named Antoine Sanfuentes Washington DC bureau chief. Sanfuentes is replacing Mark Whitaker, ... [TVNewser]

Burke on Olbermann: 'This Was a Decision Made By NBC News Management, Steve Capus and Phil Griffin' - Posted January 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_50496" align="alignright" width="307" caption="(l-r) Williams, Ralph Roberts, Burke"][/caption] At noon today, NBC Universal (now called, apparently NBCUniversal) held a town hall meeting in the "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" studio, where new CEO ... [TVNewser]

It's Official: Ed Rendell Joins NBC News - Posted January 25, 2011
NBC News has made it official, confirming that former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell will join the company as a political analyst. He wil... [TVNewser]

What David Shuster got wrong on 'Reliable Sources' - Posted January 24, 2011
Former MSNBC correspondent/anchor David Shuster went on CNN's "Reliable Sources" yesterday to talk... [TVNewser]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [Fishbowl NY]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [FishbowlNY]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [TVNewser]

TV News Bosses Discuss Media Criticism Following Tucson Shooting - Posted January 11, 2011
Following comments from... [TVNewser]

Who Threw the Best TV News Holiday Bash? - Posted December 17, 2010
Your TVNewsers are over at the mediabistro.com holiday lunch right now (posting will resume later). So, this is a good time to size up some of the other holiday parties. Barbara Walters and "The View" EP ... [Fishbowl NY]

Who Threw the Best TV News Holiday Bash? - Posted December 17, 2010
Your TVNewsers are over at the mediabistro.com holiday lunch right now (posting will resume later). So, this is a good time to size up some of the other holiday parties. Barbara Walters and "The View" EP ... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC Hires New D.C. Contributor - Posted December 7, 2010
Jeff Johnson, a commentator on the "Tom Joyner Morning Show," has joined MSNBC as a contributor and TheGrio.com as a senior correspondent based... [FishbowlDC]

Why Was MSNBC President Phil Griffin Not Included in the Comcast/NBCU Executive Memo? - Posted November 18, 2010
After Comcast announced its new senior executive structure for NBC Universal, some inside NBC News and MSNBC have been asking why MSNBC president ... [TVNewser]

Steve Capus, Mark Hoffman to Remain in Place Once Comcast Completes NBC Universal Acquisition - Posted November 18, 2010
Comcast has officially announced the senior leadership team for the new company that will be formed when it completes its acquisition of NBC Universal. For the news divisions the changes appear to be minimal, with both NBC News president Steve Capus... [TVNewser]

As FCC and DOJ Speed Up Comcast-NBCU Review, Questions of What the New Bosses Have in Store - Posted November 15, 2010
The FCC and Department of Justice are speeding up their respective reviews of the proposed Comcast-NBC Universal merger, the Wall Street Journal reports. The goal is to close the deal by the end of the year, albeit w... [TVNewser]

It Begins: NBC News, Politico, Ronald Reagan Library to Host First GOP 2012 Presidential Primary Debate - Posted November 11, 2010
The 2010 midterm elections have just ended, and already the news organizations are gearing up for the 2012 Presidential race. NBC News says it will be the television partner for the first 2012 Republican presidential primary debate, which will be hosted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Spring, 2011,... [TVNewser]

Adding a Management Layer at NBCU? - Posted November 8, 2010
From today's New York Post story speculating on the management changes ahead at NBCU once the Comcast deal closes. Specifically, the role current NBCU Television Entertainment Chairman Jeff Gaspin might play: Gaspin would also oversee the news division, run by NBC News Chief Steve Capus... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist's 'Freak Show' Party - Posted November 1, 2010
TVNewser went to Willie Geist's party Friday night to celebrate his book, "American Freak Show." Geist is the Co-Host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and host of "Way to Early with Willie Geist." Some of the notable guests were the au... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Asks Guests to 'Lean Forward' at Launch Party - Posted October 29, 2010
Last night MSNBC held a launch party for its "Lean Forward" branding campaign at 7 World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan. Held on the 49th floor of the building, the room had floor to ceiling windows that offered a beautiful unobstructed view of the midtown skyline and a more sobering one... [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]

Lilia Luciano Joins NBC News as Miami Correspondent - Posted October 11, 2010
Lilia Luciano is joining NBC News as a network correspondent based in Miami. Luciano was hired away from the Univision-owned network TeleFutura, which is a competitor to NBC's Telemundo. At TeleFutura, Luciano hosted entertainment programs "Esc ndalo TV" and "Esc ndalo Extra." Star... [TVNewser]

Changes at NBC Nightly News - Posted October 11, 2010
Longtime NBC Nightly News senior producer for foreign news ML Flynn is taking on a new role at the news network -- Senior Producer of Editorial Planning. Flynn, who has been Nightly News's lead foreign producer for the last two decades, will now report to News division VP ... [TVNewser]

Cami McCormick to Accept CBS Award an Annual Murrow Dinner - Posted October 2, 2010
CBS's Harry Smith, CNN's John Roberts, ABC's Jim Sciutto, NBC's Ann Curry, and MSNBC's Tamron Hal... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Boss Reprimands Ed Schultz for calling NJ Gov. 'Cold-Hearted Fat Slob' - Posted September 28, 2010
On his show last Friday, MSNBC's Ed Schultz went off on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and now TVNewser hears Schultz has been reprimanded by MSNBC president ... [TVNewser]

NBCU CEO Jeff Zucker's Departure: How the Business Networks Covered It - Posted September 24, 2010
Bloomberg, CNBC and Fox Business Network all covered the announcement that NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker would step down once Comcast completed its acquisition of the company. Two of the networks delivered particularly interesting coverage: CNBC and FBN. CNBC reported the news at... [TVNewser]

Wall-to-Wall with Every NBC News Morning Host - Posted September 23, 2010
This afternoon NBC Universal held a luncheon touting its morning shows, "Today," "Morning Joe," and "Squawk Box" to advertisers, media buyers and the press. Every morning host was there, participating in a lighthearted panel discussion moderated by "NBC Nightly News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Proves the Power of Cable - Posted September 20, 2010
In today's Washington Post, Howard Kurtz writes about MSNBC, profiling NBC News president Steve Capus along the way: ... [TVNewser]

Will Steve Capus Add CNBC to his Portfolio? - Posted September 17, 2010
Comcast is awaiting regulatory approval for its proposed acquisition of NBC Universal. Once it gets the go-ahead from the DOJ and FCC, the cable company will own a majority stake in NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. In Today's New York Post, Claire Atkinson ... [TVNewser]

NBC News to take over 'Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien' Studio - Posted September 16, 2010
It was the home of "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" for seven months, now Stage One on the Universal Studios lot is being put to use once again. The facility will be the new home of both the Los Angeles bureau of NBC News and NBC's local station KNBC. Both are... [TVNewser]

Edwin Newman Dies at 91 - Posted September 15, 2010
Longtime NBC News correspondent and "language cop" Edwin Newman has died. He was 91 years old. Newman was with the network for 24 years, covering politics and foreign affairs until his retirement in ... [TVNewser]

NBC News, NFL Partnering On Science Series - Posted September 8, 2010
NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, is partnering with the National Science Foundation and the NFL on a 10-part video series, "The Science of NFL Football." "The opportunity to partner on these projects with strong organizations like NSF and the NFL enables us to deliver high-quality content, cost-free to teachers... [TVNewser]

What David Westin's ABC Departure says about the Future of TV News - Posted September 7, 2010
In the wake of David Westin's announcement this week that he's stepping down after 13 years as president of ABC News, networks should initiate informal five-year term limits on news division chiefs. ... [TVNewser]

Friedman: Katie Couric Should Return to NBC - Posted September 1, 2010
MarketWatch media columnist Jon Friedman has a suggestion for NBC News: bring back Katie Couric when her deal with CBS expires next... [TVNewser]

Ed Schultz: 'I'm going to torch this [bleep]ing place' - Posted August 26, 2010
An apparent incident in the middle of MSNBC's 30 Rock newsroom earlier this month is coming to light today. The NYPost reports MSNBC's 6pmET host Ed Schultz, irate over not... [TVNewser]

Philadelphia Feeder WCAU Sends Another Anchor to the Net - Posted August 19, 2010
As the only child of a big-shot realtor, new NBC hire Kristen Welker knows the three keys to success. Location, location, location. Formerly the weekend anchor at NBC-owned WCAU in Philadelphia, Welker ... [TVNewser]

Kristen Welker Named NBC News Correspondent - Posted August 18, 2010
NBC News is adding Kristen Welker to its correspondent ranks. Welker will be based out of Burbank, California. She had been an anchor for NBC O&O station WCAU Philadelphia, and previously worked at local stations in Rhode Island and California. "... [TVNewser]

NBC News Ups Dembo For Investigations Role - Posted August 18, 2010
NBC News has tapped a 14-year NBC veteran Robert Dembo to head up the investigative unit. As Senior Broadcast Producer, NBC News Investigations, Dembo will coordinate all of NBC's investigative resources. In June, the network hired Michael Isikoff from Newsweek as its national investigative correspondent. In his tim... [TVNewser]

NBC News Hosting Fall Education Summit - Posted July 20, 2010
During the week of September 27th, NBC News has a full week of events in the works as a part of their "Education Nation" summit. According to the release -- posted after the jump -- NBC News properties "highlight educational success stories, uncover staggering truths and myths about education, and... [TVNewser]

'Nightly News,' 'Meet the Press' Return to CNBC Europe - Posted July 6, 2010
Tipsters across the pond tell us commercials are now running on CNBC Europe featuring NBC's Brian Williams telling viewers "Nightly News" will return to the channel later this month. It was pulled from the channel in April. The broadcast will air live at 11:30pm UK time / 12:30am in Central Europe. "Meet... [TVNewser]

NBC News' Capus Visits Gulf Crew - Posted June 29, 2010
NBC News president Steve Capus traveled down to the Gulf Coast earlier this week to visit the NBC talent and crew that have been reporting on the BP oil spill. We hear Capus was with the "Nightly" news team on Sunday afternoon in Venice, LA and then stopped by NBC affiliate... [TVNewser]

Variety's Lowry: TV News Embracing the 'Wackadoodle Demographic' - Posted June 28, 2010
Variety television critic Brian Lowry writes about television's embrace of what he calls the "wackadoodle demographic." Not limited to ghost hunting shows on Syfy, Jesse Ventura's conspiracy show on TruTV or apocalyptic programm... [TVNewser]

NBC Combines Marketing, Promo and PR Departments - Posted June 17, 2010
NBC News said today that it will be combining its communications, marketing and promotion arms into one department, NBC News Marketing and Communications. Lauren Kapp, who has been with NBC since 2002, most recently as VP NBC News Communications, is being promoted to oversee t... [PRNewser]

Michael Isikoff Leaves Newsweek for NBC News - Posted June 7, 2010
NBC News president Steve Capus just announced that Michael Isikoff is joining the network as National Investigative Correspondent. Isikoff, who spent 16 years with Newsweek, will rejoin ... [TVNewser]

Newsweek's Isikoff to NBC - Posted June 7, 2010
This just in... Michael Isikoff is joining NBC News as National Investigative Correspondent. The announcement was made today by NBC News President Steve Capus. According to a statement, "Isikoff will report for all... [FishbowlDC]

Meeting the new 'Meet the Press' Studio: 'However it Looks the Mission of the Program Does Not Change' - Posted May 2, 2010
This morning we headed to NBC's Nebraska Ave. headquarters here in Washington as NBC's David Gregory, "Meet the Press" EP Betsy Fischer, NBC DC Bureau Chief ... [TVNewser]

Capus on Couric: 'I miss the fact that Katie is no longer at NBC' - Posted April 20, 2010
MarketWatch.com's Jon Friedman talks with NBC News President Steve Capus about the success of NBC News, his competitors and what worries him most. On Katie Couric:... [TVNewser]

TV News Top 10: Roger Ailes #1; Three NBC Execs Share #2 - Posted April 14, 2010
In concert with the NAB/RTDNA conference going on this week in Las Vegas, TVWeek has unveiled its annual Top 10 list of The Most Powerful in TV News. Fox News chairman and co-founder Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

The Most Powerful People in TV News - Posted April 13, 2010
TVWeek has released their "10 Most Powerful in TV News" list today. Who else but Fox News President Roger Ailes (who has long been called the "most powerful name" in news) tops the list. For as much as cable and national news channels squabble amongst themselves, all vying to be on... [FishbowlDC]

Kate Snow Departs ABC for NBC - Posted March 12, 2010
First on TVNewser: ABC's "Good Morning America" weekend edition co-anchor Kate Snow is leaving the network to join NBC's "Dateline," TVNewser has learned. Snow had been with the network since 2003, when she came on as the "GMA" Wh... [TVNewser]

ABC's Westin at RTDNA Dinner: 'We must make changes, but we must choose those changes carefully' - Posted March 5, 2010
"As we gather tonight, I can see no greater challenge to the First Amendment than the risks our news organizations – even some of our largest and most prestigious – face in maintaining the wherewithal to employ the reporters and spend the money required to cover the important stories of our... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw: 'We Let the Word 'Retirement' Get out There in an Inappropriate Way' - Posted March 4, 2010
Tom Brokaw's latest documentary "BOOMER$" airs tonight on CNBC (9pmET), and the LA Times' Matea Gold spoke to Brokaw ... [TVNewser]

NBC's Capus Tells Staff No More Luger Death Video - Posted February 14, 2010
NBC News president Steve Capus has ordered that the video of the crash of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili no longer be shown on NBC News and MSNBC programs, without his permission. It's a policy also apparently adopted by NBC Sports as well. Last night, before introduc... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Carries Olympic Torch, His Boss Puts It Out - Posted February 11, 2010
"Today" show anchor Matt Lauer carried the Olympic torch through Burnaby, B.C. as it traveled to Vancouver for tomorrow's opening ceremonies, which Lauer will be co-anchoring for NBC. "It was very overwhelming," Lauer tells TVNewser afterward. "Tomorrow when I see the torch come in to the opening ceremony, it's going to mean... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams on Nightly News: 'It's as Straight Down the Middle as they Come and we Struggle Mightily to do that Each Day' - Posted February 8, 2010
The AP's David Bauder talks with NBC Newsman Brian Williams and NBC Newsboss Steve Capus about the bright spot at NBC these days -- the news division. Both the "Today" show and Williams' fl... [TVNewser]

Capus Dicusses NBC News' Success Amid Network's Primetime Woes - Posted February 1, 2010
HuffPost's Danny Shea takes a look at the strong run NBC News had throughout 2009 -- "Nightly News," "Today," and, for the most part, "Meet the Press" all topped their competition -- and talks with NBC News president ... [TVNewser]

Broadcast Networks Stay Focused on Haiti, Not 'The Sideshow' of Late Night - Posted January 21, 2010
If Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien were to suddenly relocate to Haiti, Steve Capus would need a defibrillator. Thus far, NBC News chief Capus has been able to sidestep the network's nasty late-night melodrama to focus on the earthquake disaster in Haiti. ... [TVNewser]

Special Election Night Ratings: FNC's Best Night Since Election '08; Best Night Ever for 'Hannity' - Posted January 21, 2010
Scott Brown wasn't the only winner Tuesday night. Fox News Channel put up its best numbers since Election Night 2008. FNC was the #1 news channel in all day-parts, beating the three cable news channels comb... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zucker: 'At the End of the Day Jay at 10 O'clock Didn't Work, and I Take Responsibility for That' - Posted January 16, 2010
The NYTimes' Tim Arango sat down with NBCU president Jeff Zucker Friday -- the end of a week during which his network's late-night misfortune, and his running of the 84-yea... [TVNewser]

Reflections on Early Earthquake - Posted January 14, 2010
LA Times' Matea Gold covers the multitude of challenges the cable and broadcast networks faced trying to cover the tragedy in the first hours. "Haiti is not an easy place to get to on a good day," ABC's VP of news... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams Describes the Scene in Port-au-Prince - Posted January 13, 2010
Here's where having a cable news channel can help your broadcast network anchor get on the air first. NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams and his team arrived in quake-ravaged Port-au-Prince, Haiti around 2:45pmET. Minutes later he was patched into the MSNBC cont... [TVNewser]

NBC Newsers Meet the Press at TCA - Posted January 11, 2010
NBC "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams was in Los Angeles this weekend for the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour along with his boss, NBC News president ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Reveals Offer "To Come Back to NBC News" - Posted January 11, 2010
As the ladies of The View discussed the Leno-Conan situation this morning, Barbara Walters dropped a bombshell: she says that last June, NBCU CE... [TVNewser]

Martin Fletcher Leaving NBC News - Posted December 29, 2009
First On TVNewser: NBC News Tel Aviv bureau chief and correspondent Martin Fletcher is leaving the network, TVNewser has learned. Fletcher has been with NBC for 32 years. "Frankly, I'm rather shocked at the idea, even though I initiated it!" Fletcher tells TVNewser. "At the ... [TVNewser]

Who Will Al Roker Murder Next? Matt Lauer: 'We Were Wondering Why He Didn't Kill Ann' - Posted November 25, 2009
Last night, TVNewser headed out Greenwich Village for the release party for Al Roker's new mystery novel, "Morning Show Murders." Matt, Meredith and Ann were there, as were Steve Capus... [TVNewser]

'If You're an Administration Official, You Ought to be able to Answer Questions from Someone Like Chris Wallace' - Posted November 16, 2009
Even more from Marisa Guthrie's B&C story on the Sunday shows. With the White House v. Fox News war of words still simmering, Guthrie talks with news execs and anchors about the implications and the outcome. "Anytime anybody in the political world uses guest bookings as either a gift or in a... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.15.09 - Posted October 15, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this rainy Thu... [FishbowlDC]

Capus, McManus Comment on Reporters' Editorializing - Posted October 14, 2009
The L.A. Times takes a more in depth look at the opinions expr... [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]

Capus to Speak at RTNDA Awards - Posted October 8, 2009
•NBC News president Steve Capus will speak at the RTNDA Dinner October 12th along with NBC's Richard Engel and CBS Radio News EP Charlie Kaye. A number of other newsers are on the ... [TVNewser]

Newsers Step Out for Byron Pitts Book Party - Posted September 30, 2009
After dropping in at the TVNewser party downtown, we headed uptown to the Plaza Hotel where friends, family and colleagues gathered to celebrate the publication of CBS News correspondent Byron Pitts' book "Step Out on Nothing: How Family and Faith Helped Me Conquer ... [TVNewser]

Lisa Gersh Heads to NBC News Front Office - Posted September 23, 2009
Lisa Gersh, a one-time president and COO of Oxygen, facilitating its sale to NBCU in 2007, and who was later instrumental in NBCU's acquisition of the The Weather Channel, is joining NBC News managing the division's business development. In a memo to his staff, obtained by TVNewser, ... [TVNewser]

Covering Today's Cronkite Memorial - Posted September 9, 2009
Right now, the public memorial for Walter Cronkite is just getting started at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. TVNewser editors Chris and Kevin are on the scene and Tweetin... [Fishbowl NY]

Covering Today's Cronkite Memorial - Posted September 9, 2009
Right now, the public memorial for Walter Cronkite is just getting started at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. TVNewser editors Chris and Kevin are on the scene and Tweetin... [FishbowlNY]

Gathering for the Walter Cronkite Memorial Service - Posted September 9, 2009
Outside at Lincoln Center, prior to the Walter Cronkite memorial service.At this hour, a veritable who's who of journalists, political figures, and other newsmakers are either on their way to Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York — or have arrived there by now — for the public memorial... [TVNewser]

Remembering Don Hewitt: "Don was Among the First to Realize: Television without Context Amounts to Pictures with Noise" - Posted August 19, 2009
Statements from TV news executives on the death of Don Hewitt: • CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves:"In the history of journalism, there have been few who were as creative, dynamic and versatile as Don Hewitt. The depth and breadth of his accomplishments ... [TVNewser]

NBC News Hires New Atlanta-Based Correspondent - Posted August 11, 2009
NBC News president Steve Capus announced the hiring of Thanh Truong to be a correspondent in NBC's Atlanta bureau. Truong joins NBC News from KUSA-TV in Denver, and before that was at WWL in New Orleans. Born in Can Tho in southern Vietnam after the fall of Saigon, Truong and his family escaped... [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]

Network Statements On The Death Of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
ABC News Anchor Charles Gibson: "Walter Cronkite was and always will be the gold standard. His objectivity, his even-handedness, his news judgment are all great examples. He, as much as anyone, is responsible for developing network television news. He set the standard. He told it 'the way it is' and all... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Statements on the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 17, 2009
• Brian Williams, Anchor and Managing Editor, NBC Nightly News "America has lost an icon, our industry has lost its living giant, and all those who learned about the world from Walter Cronkite have lost an exceptional teacher. He loved his country and had a profound effect on it. He told us the... [TVNewser]

Former CBS News Boss Consulting for NBC - Posted June 23, 2009
The NYObserver's Felix Gillette reports former CBS News president Andy Heyward is now consulting for NBC News. According to an NBC News spokesperson, Mr. Heyward will be working with NBC News President ... [TVNewser]

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

More RTCA Dets: CBS Pre-Parties, Maddow Guest Bartends At MSNBC After-Party, Gibbs To Play MC Rove - Posted June 18, 2009
Ok, we're kidding about Robert Gibbs playing this year's MC Rove, but we have learned of a few more legitimate details to share with you about tomorrow evening's RTCA dinner... • CBS News is hosting a pre-party on the second floor of the convention center. There will be a live band and... [FishbowlDC]

From SNL and YouTube to CBS and CNN: Peabody Awards Handed Out To 36 - Posted May 18, 2009
36 awards were handed out today in New York City at the 68th annual Peabody Awards. The master of ceremonies, NBC's Brian Williams (a previous winner himself), said the Peabody is "considered on... [TVNewser]

Celebrating The "Superior Species" - Posted April 27, 2009
Meredith Vieira is a BFOM: a "Big Fan of Matrix." The Today show anchor not only emceed this year's Matrix Awards, honoring extraordinary achievements by women in the communications industry, she is also a past winner. "This is a room full of such accomplished women, it's a little mind-boggling," Vieira told TVNewser... [TVNewser]

"NBC News Team" Tops TV Week's "10 Most Powerful" - Posted April 20, 2009
For the 2nd year in a row, NBC News president Steve Capus occupies the #1 spot in TV Week's "10 Most Powerful in TV News" list. This time he's joined at the top by ... [TVNewser]

msnbc.com Launches "The Elkhart Project" - Posted April 7, 2009
msnbc.com has launched "The Elkhart Project," an editorial initiative that tells the story of the nation's economic crisis through the residents of Elkhart, Indiana. msnbc.com and NBC News will document the personal stories of struggle and survival in this small Midwestern city where the recession has hit hard. "We're... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Job Title To Watch: Digital Correspondent - Posted April 7, 2009
Being a blogger forces you to be a multi-tasker. If you're good at what you do, you not only write, but edit, photograph and sometimes even act as videographer and editor, all to create an engaging blog post. So how can you parlay that into a career? Today the American... [MediaJobsDaily]

WRC Reporter Named NBC News Correspondent - Posted March 24, 2009
Local NBC4 WRC reporter Miguel Almaguer has just been named a national NBC News correspondent, contributing to Nightly News, the Toda... [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]

Is NBC Nightly News Going to One Hour? - Posted March 9, 2009
In his story about what the NBC News brands mean to NBCU's bottom line, the NYTimes' Bill Carter floats the idea that Nightly News may be expanded to an hour. But NBC's surge in the evening has been strong ... [TVNewser]

Wendy Wilkinson Leaving NBC News - Posted February 3, 2009
FishbowlDC reports NBC's Washington D.C. Deputy Bureau chief Wendy Wilkinson is leaving the network. Wilkinson, who has been with NBC News for 30 years, will depart at the end of March. In an email to staff, Bureau Chief Mar... [TVNewser]

From Old Media to New, NBC News' Digital Guru Keeps A Foot in Both - Posted January 9, 2009
NBC News's VP of digital media Mark Lukasiewicz is an old media executive who's made the leap to new media. We wanted to know how he did it. We caught up with "Luk" this afternoon in NBC's massive CES booth, just after ... [TVNewser]

Weather Plus, Minus Four More - Posted December 31, 2008
TVNewser has learned today is the last day on the job for most of the remaining on-air talent of the former NBC Weather Plus: Jackie Meretsky (pictured), Gary Achibald, ... [TVNewser]

Capus on Matthews: "If He Were Running for Office, He Wouldn't Be on TV" - Posted December 22, 2008
B&C's Marisa Guthrie talked with NBC News president Steve Capus about the gains — and one giant loss — in 2008 and what's ahead in 2009. On the growth at MSNBC: I'd like to think it's because we have a strategy. I don't want to take anything away from wha... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd's "No-Cut" Contract with NBC - Posted December 18, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Chuck Todd never saw it coming. NBC's fast-rising political director -- named today as chief White House correspondent -- was "shocked" when he was offered the plum late last week. "It came out of left field," says Todd, 36... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd Named Chief WH Correspondent - Posted December 18, 2008
NBC News has named Chuck Todd its new Chief White House correspondent. He will retain his title as NBC News political director as well. Todd is also being named contributing editor to "Meet the Press." Savannah Guthrie joins Todd as a White House correspondent. FishbowlDC ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.09.08 - Posted December 9, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC street is this? Email us with your best guess and we'll include correct guessers in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. 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 li... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Epstein Takes Over at Nightly News - Posted December 8, 2008
Last week, THR reported that NBC Nightly News EP Alex Wallace would return to the front office. NBC announced today that Wallace will also have expanded duties: "Wallace's responsibilities will include overseeing 'Nightly News,' news production, staffing, and in partnership wit... [TVNewser]

On Day One, Moderator Meets the Press That Will Cover Him - Posted December 7, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist For a guy who has busted moves with Karl Rove and Mary J. Blige, Davi... [TVNewser]

Alex Wallace Returns To Front Office, Epstein To Take Over Nightly News - Posted December 4, 2008
THR's Paul J. Gough scoops that NBC Nightly News EP Alexandra Wallace is returning to the job she once held with NBC News &mdas... [TVNewser]

A General as Conduit for Military Contractor and News Network - Posted November 30, 2008
The NYTimes' David Barstow continues his reporting into U.S. Generals-turned-TV analysts. He focuses on retired Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey and his work for military contractors while... [TVNewser]

Names the Same, But A Date More Certain For Meet the Press Announcement - Posted November 25, 2008
Mark it on your calendars, newsies. It appears Dec. 7 may be the day we learn who the new moderator, or moderators, of Meet the Press will be. The LATimes' Matea Gold reports, "According to network sources, that may be ... [TVNewser]

Luke Russert on Youth, Bias, Meet and More - Posted October 29, 2008
NBC News correspondent Luke Russert has interviewed both presidential candidates, reported from the DNC and the RNC and from each general election debate. His reporting on youth issues has aired on NBC, MSNBC and on the web. But as this election winds down, seeing the... [TVNewser]

Luke Russert...On Life - Posted October 29, 2008
In an interview with mediabistro.com's Steve Krakauer, NBC's Luke Russert opens up about ... [FishbowlDC]

McCain To Meet Brokaw on NBC - Posted October 23, 2008
A week after Colin Powell sat across from Tom Brokaw and ... [TVNewser]

Greenspan & Mitchell: The Non-Disclosure Disclosure - Posted October 13, 2008
The New York Times' Brian Stelter picks up on a recent Columbia Journalism Review article about how MSNBC afternoon anchor (and NBC's chief foreign affair correspondent) Andrea Mitchell covers the financial crisis given that Mitchell is ma... [TVNewser]

NBC, Affiliates Shuttering Weather Plus - Posted October 7, 2008
TVWeek's Michele Greppi breaks the news that NBC and its affiliates board have agreed to shut down the four-year old Weather Plus digital weather channel. Greppi writes, "NBC News President ... [TVNewser]

Luke Russert on the Big "Get" and the New Job - Posted September 15, 2008
Just one correspondent interviewed both Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama last week — and he's a few months out of college. NBC News' ... [TVNewser]

NBC's Capus Calls Luke Russert "Rookie of the Year" - Posted September 15, 2008
From AP: "He's one of the rookies of the year," said NBC News President Steve Capus. "Here's a man at the worst possible time in his life who stepped into the spotlight with great poise, strength and a sense of humor, with a love of politics and a love for NBC." Would a... [FishbowlDC]

And Now, The Memos (NBC) - Posted September 8, 2008
It's common for news execs to give their hardworking staff a pat on the back for a job well-done. In this age, it's more of an e-pat. TVNewser obtained an email exchange between Tom Linder, News Director at the Minneapolis station KARE, to NBC News president ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Removes Olbermann & Matthews From Election Anchor Duties - Posted September 7, 2008
With less than 60 days until the election, MSNBC is replacing Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews as co-anchors of prime time political coverage and replacing them with NBC White House correspondent David Gregory. For months the network has... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.05.08 - Posted September 5, 2008
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]

McCain Campaign's Problem With Brokaw? - Posted September 2, 2008
Sen. John McCain's "love affair" with the media is over, but has the rift hit a new height? Bloomberg's Heidi Przybyla writes about the recent uproar over ... [TVNewser]

NBC's Gustav Plans: Brian Williams to the Gulf, Tom Brokaw at the RNC - Posted August 31, 2008
This time, no one is taking any chances. With the potential of being as severe or even worse than Hurricane Katrina three years ago, Hurricane Gustav is challenging network executives like no story in recent memory. Just like RNC planners, themselves facing a scaled back gathering, news executives, too, have been huddled... [TVNewser]

Russert's Office Converted; Furniture Going to Newseum - Posted August 18, 2008
Sources inside NBC tell TVNewser that reports about Tim Russert's office furniture being destroyed, are not true. DCRTV reported, "Word further confirms all the furniture in Tim's office was busted up so that no one in t... [TVNewser]

Chucky T. Preps for Conventions - Posted August 18, 2008
The Los Angeles Times' Matea Gold profiles MSNBC's Chuck Todd, as he and others g... [TVNewser]

McCain Campaign Requests Meeting with NBC's Capus - Posted August 18, 2008
Politico's Mike Allen reports that John McCain's campaign manager Rick Davis has fired off ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.30.08 - Posted July 30, 2008
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Whitaker's Long Distance Call-Up to the DC Bureau - Posted July 29, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist L'amour, toujours l'amour. Mark Whitaker was attending a cousin's wedding outside Provence, France, when NBC News boss Steve Cap... [TVNewser]

Whitaker To Washington - Posted July 28, 2008
First on TVNewser: Insiders tell TVNewser that NBC News senior VP Mark Whitaker will be named chief of the network's Washington bureau perhaps as early as today. The bureau chief position has been vacant since the death of ... [TVNewser]

Protesters Disrupt Roker's Weather - Posted July 23, 2008
Activists from the American Jewish World Service organization drowned out Al Roker as we was trying to tell viewers about Hurricane Dolly this morning. According to a press release, the group is calling on NBC "to beef up its coverage of China's complicity with the Sudanese government's genocidal campaign in Darfur... [TVNewser]

"It Would Make it More Interesting if Bill Was on And Did It Live" - Posted July 21, 2008
It was MSNBC's turn at the TCA today, which has become a hot spot for media stories the past couple of weeks. Matea Gold of the Los Angeles Times ... [TVNewser]

NBC/MSNBC Announces TCA Panel - Posted July 17, 2008
Insiders at the Television Critics Association press tour tell TVNewser that NBC News president Steve Capus, political director Chuck Todd, and correspondents/anchors Andrea Mitchell, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.17.08 - Posted July 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. Where can you find the above bathroom in Washington, D.C.? Email us your guesses. 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. ... [FishbowlDC]

Griffin Upped at MSNBC - Posted July 16, 2008
Phil Griffin has been named President of MSNBC, continuing to report to NBC News President Steve Capus. Griffin was named NBC News SVP in April 2005, and was given "executive-in-charge" status in June ... [TVNewser]

Tony Snow's Death: Brian Williams Statement - Posted July 12, 2008
Statement from NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams: When I lost my own Sister to breast cancer, Tony was among the first to contact me to offer comfort. He faced his own struggle with the bravery of an infantryman. He was a rare combination of true believer and honest broker — and... [TVNewser]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [Fishbowl NY]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [FishbowlNY]

Peacock Productions Following Proud Tradition - Posted July 12, 2007
Is Ben Silverman influencing NBC News by some insidious mind control? Peacock Productions, which sounds like a soft-porn video company, is a new nonfiction provider for NBC, MSNBC, etc. NBC News president, Steve Capus says: There ha... [FishbowlLA]

'Killer' Coverage - Posted April 19, 2007
Media notes on the bizarre twist in the Va. Tech shooter case: NYT: The package sent by the killer to NBC forced the network to make "tough decisions," many orchestrated by NBC News prez Steve Capus. It arrived yesterday at NBC headquarters in New York and was almost immediat... [Fishbowl NY]

'Killer' Coverage - Posted April 19, 2007
Media notes on the bizarre twist in the Va. Tech shooter case: NYT: The package sent by the killer to NBC forced the network to make "tough decisions," many orchestrated by NBC News prez Steve Capus. It arrived yesterday at NBC headquarters in New York and was almost immediat... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC Drops Imus: NBC Prez Plays Hardball - Posted April 11, 2007
Steve Capus on MSNBC's Hardball tonight: "I've received hundreds, if not thousands of emails, both internal and external, with people with very strong views about what should happen. I've listened to those people with their commen... [Fishbowl NY]

MSNBC Drops Imus: NBC Prez Plays Hardball - Posted April 11, 2007
Steve Capus on MSNBC's Hardball tonight: "I've received hundreds, if not thousands of emails, both internal and external, with people with very strong views about what should happen. I've listened to those people with their commen... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC Drops Imus: NBC Prez Memo To Staff - Posted April 11, 2007
For the second time in a week, NBC president Steve Capus had to send an Imus memo to staffers — and this time it's to deliver the good-bad news: Over the course of the last week m... [Fishbowl NY]

MSNBC Drops Imus: NBC Prez Memo To Staff - Posted April 11, 2007
For the second time in a week, NBC president Steve Capus had to send an Imus memo to staffers — and this time it's to deliver the good-bad news: Over the course of the last week m... [FishbowlNY]

NBC News Prez' Imus Memo: 'I Take Imus At His Word' - Posted April 10, 2007
NBC News president Steve Capus sent this note to all NBC/MSNBC employees last night: This afternoon we took decisive action as it relates to the deplorable comments by Don Imus on his nationally broadcast radio program. We've suspended the Imus MSNBC simulcast for two weeks, beginning next Monday. We decided to start... [Fishbowl NY]

NBC News Prez' Imus Memo: 'I Take Imus At His Word' - Posted April 10, 2007
NBC News president Steve Capus sent this note to all NBC/MSNBC employees last night: This afternoon we took decisive action as it relates to the deplorable comments by Don Imus on his nationally broadcast radio program. We've suspended the Imus MSNBC simulcast for two weeks, beginning next Monday. We decided to start... [FishbowlNY]

NBC Memo: Imus to Take Meaningful Actions - Posted April 10, 2007
Tabloid Baby has the NBC memo from NBC News honcho Steve Capus and it's a little masterpiece of ass-covering. Capus believes that Imus will take serious, meaningful corrective actions. Whatever those are. The closing 'graph reads: ... [FishbowlLA]

Alex Wallace Named EP Of NBC Nightly News - Posted March 5, 2007
MEMO from Steve Capus President, NBC News Subject: Nighty News Executive Producer NBC News, today, begins a new era with an outstanding announcement. Alex Wallace has been named executive producer of the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. As you know, Alex has been my primary deputy in the front office, serving as a... [Fishbowl NY]

Alex Wallace Named EP Of NBC Nightly News - Posted March 5, 2007
MEMO from Steve Capus President, NBC News Subject: Nighty News Executive Producer NBC News, today, begins a new era with an outstanding announcement. Alex Wallace has been named executive producer of the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. As you know, Alex has been my primary deputy in the front office, serving as a... [FishbowlNY]

Brian Williams: 'A Reporter, Not A Cowboy' - Posted March 5, 2007
Brian Williams is in Iraq. "The decision to come here was mine." Bono is apparently not with him. Good line from NBC News president ... [Fishbowl NY]

Brian Williams: 'A Reporter, Not A Cowboy' - Posted March 5, 2007
Brian Williams is in Iraq. "The decision to come here was mine." Bono is apparently not with him. Good line from NBC News president ... [FishbowlNY]

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