Since 1999, Yarin has worked as the senior vice president of programming for Frank N. Magid Associates. In this role, he has worked as a programming and news consultant for several news outlets, including NBC News and MSNBC. He has worked as an advisor to “Meet the Press” and an executive producer of “Race for the White House,” David Gregory‘s daily election show on MSNBC in 2008.
“Rob is a seasoned journalist and industry expert who understands the worlds of television, politics and social media and how they converge to create compelling and informative programming,” NBC News senior vice president Antoine Sanfuentes said in a statement. “Rob’s knowledge and experience will be a tremendous asset to ‘Meet the Press,’ as the show continues to make news and drive the political conversation each week.”
Yarin will officially take over as executive producer of “Meet the Press” on August 4. More in NBC’s official announcement after the jump. Read more