TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Bill Weir Makes His CNN Debut

BillWeirCNNBill Weir, the former ABC News “Nightline” anchor made his first appearance on CNN last night. He went on “Erin Burnett: OutFront” with a report on crack-smoking, obscenity-prone, defiant Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.

“Welcome to CNN,” said Burnett. “THIS is CNN. So great to be here” Weir shot back. He also went on “New Day” this morning with more of his Ford story.

Weir will begin developing a primetime show set to launch early next year and is also the network’s Chief Innovation Correspondent.

Mediabistro Course

Multimedia Journalism

Multimedia JournalismStarting September 25, learn how to create interactive packages with photos, audio, and video! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to come up stories that would be best told in a multimedia format, and create original content for that package using photos, slideshows, and short video and audio pieces. Register now!