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

Gibson Staying in NY This Week

bus_10-1.jpgABC News is revising its plan to have Charlie Gibson anchor World News from seven different cities beginning tomorrow as part of the ABC News/USA Today “50 States in 50 Days” initiative.

Gibson apologizes to Orlando and Valdosta, GA — the two cities he won’t be traveling to — on his blog today. “Because of the financial crisis that has consumed Washington and Wall Street, and the entire country, we have had to cancel the first leg of the trip that would have had us broadcasting from Orlando Thursday night and Valdosta on Friday,” he writes. “We will go ahead with the four state Midwestern trip next week. But the vote in the Senate tonight on the financial relief package and the likelihood that the bill will come up for a House vote Thursday or Friday requires us to stay in New York.”

This also means that, just as for Friday’s debate, Gibson will anchor tomorrow’ VP debate from New York.

Jeffrey Kofman and Steve Osunsami will report from the cities tomorrow and Friday for World News.

Mediabistro Course

Social Media 101

Social Media 101Get hands-on social media training for beginners in our online boot camp, Social Media 101. Starting September 4, social media and marketing experts will help you determine the social media sites that matter most to you, based on your personal and professional goals. Register now!