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Revolving Door: Anderson Cooper; CNN; NBC News head talks Ann Curry, and more

Anderson Cooper revealed in an email to The Daily Beast’s Andrew Sullivan that he’s gay. “I couldn’t be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud,” he adds. Perhaps more importantly, he said that he felt he needed to say something on this topic because people may have mistaken his reticence for feelings of shame. Moreover, instances of bullying and discrimination make speaking out a necessity.

“I still consider myself a reserved person and I hope this doesn’t mean an end to a small amount of personal space. But I do think visibility is important, more important than preserving my reporter’s shield of privacy,” Cooper writes at the end of his comments.

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Revolving Door: CNN, Oprah.com, ‘Guns & Patriots,’ and More

Here are this week’s PR and media highlights from mediabistro’s Revolving Door Newsletter:

Sam Feist has been named Washington bureau chief at CNN. He had been political director there. (TVNewser)

Lynn Andriani has been named food editor at Oprah.com. She had been senior editor at Publishers Weekly. (mb)

Kara Cutruzzula has been named “Omnivore” editor at Newsweek Daily Beast Company. She had been deputy features editor at The Daily Beast. (mb)

Demond Fernandez has been named reporter at KTRK in Houston. He had been reporter at WOAI in San Antonio. (TVSpy)

Neil W. McCabe has been named editor at Guns & Patriots. He had been reporter and photographer at The Pilot . (mb)

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