TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Natalie Morales: Marriage Ref Gig ‘a Continuation of What I Do Anyway’

Natalie Morales.jpgNBC’s Natalie Morales, who accepted a controversial role on the peacock network’s The Marriage Ref, talks with TV Guide‘s Robyn Ross about it:

• “How did you get involved with The Marriage Ref?”

Morales: “They came to me because they were looking for someone who has a name, a following, and deals with news, information and facts because that was the role they were looking for. I fit the bill and…the role sort of evolved from there.”

• “Were you nervous about how the show would affect your reputation as a journalist?”

Morales: “Of course. When you sign yourself up for a recurring role … you always weigh how it’s going to be perceived. We vetted it with NBC News, and my bosses [said] ‘Go for it; it sounds like fun.’ It’s a continuation of what I do anyway, it’s just a different format…”

Mediabistro Course

Mediabistro Job Fair

Mediabistro Job FairLand your next big gig! Join us on January 27 at the Altman Building in New York City for an incredible opportunity to meet with hiring managers from the top New York media companies, network with other professionals and industry leaders, and land your next job. Register now!