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Gawker PR Manager Heading Back to CBS

Just over a year after joining the company, Gawker‘s PR manager, Kevin Prince is heading back to broadcast TV. He announced today that he’ll be the social media producer for CBS This Morning starting on Monday.

“I missed the editorial side of broadcast and the excitement of breaking news and being part of a live show,” he told us via email.

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Gawker Makes Good on Broadcast Goal

When Kevin Prince joined Gawker last month as PR manager, promoting the company’s bloggers to broadcast outlets was a stated goal of both Prince and his new boss Nick Denton. After the news yesterday of “The Craigslist Congressman,” the writer who broke the story, Maureen O’Connor, appeared on Piers Morgan Tonight to talk about how the story came about. Clip below.

Former ‘Early Show’ Producer Joins Gawker as PR Manager

Kevin Prince has joined Gawker Media as PR manager. Previously, Prince was a producer CBS’ The Early Show and has worked with MSNBC.

According to the memo from Gawker head Nick Denton, Prince will be using his TV know-how to promote the company’s bloggers to TV producers.

“Producers will soon be able to view a trending story on Gawker, Gizmodo, Jezebel, or any of the other entities, and have a direct contact to the expert, and video and photos associated with it,” Prince told us via e-mail.

The effort will coincide with the new layout that will soon be launched. Although Prince emphasized that while the redesign is good for promotional purposes, “the talent is here.”

Prince can be reached at kevin@gawker.com. The memo is after the jump.

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