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

Obama Meets the Anchors: “It Did Have a ‘Picture Taking with Santa’ Kind of Feel To It”

The AP’s David Bauder follows up on Pres. Obama’s sit downs with the network anchors. “Gibson was first, followed by Williams, Couric, Cooper and Wallace. “It did have a ‘picture taking with Santa’ kind of feel to it,” NBC’s Brian Williams tells Bauder.

“The timing, one of the worst days of Obama’s young presidency, was awful for him,” Bauder writes.

“They may have regretted having us all down there,” said Jon
Banner
, executive producer of ABC’s “World News,” who accompanied Charlie Gibson. “That was not evident from my interaction with the president or any of his staff.”

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!