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Katherine Green Leaving HLN

katherine green hlnKatherine Green is stepping down as senior vice president and managing editor of HLN, TVNewser has learned. Green, who has a second child on the way, wants “to be a full-time mom before deciding her next move,” general manager Albie Hecht announced to HLN staffers Monday.

“I’d like to thank Katherine for her dedication, passion and leadership. Since joining HLN nearly two years ago, she quickly became an integral part of the executive team that oversaw some of HLN’s biggest ratings successes in its history,” Hecht wrote. “Please join me in wishing Katherine all the best.”

Green joined HLN in 2011 after three years at CNN International, where she was the senior vice president and and general manager. Her departure from HLN comes as the network attempts to reposition itself within the cable news landscape, recently announcing programming changes to its daytime and primetime shows.

The full note from Hecht is after the jump.

Team—

I want to share some news with you all. Katherine Green has decided to leave her role at HLN. With a new baby on the way, Katherine wants to be a full-time mom before deciding her next move.

I’d like to thank Katherine for her dedication, passion and leadership. Since joining HLN nearly two years ago, she quickly became an integral part of the executive team that oversaw some of HLN’s biggest ratings successes in its history.

Please join me in wishing Katherine all the best.

Albie

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