TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Posts Tagged ‘Chris Dinan’

Katie Boyle Jumps from CBS News to NBC News; to be Senior Producer on Brian Williams Primetime Show

“CBS Evening News” senior producer Katie Boyle is changing channels. Boyle has joined NBC News and will be a senior producer on the new Brian Williams primetime show.

Boyle had been with CBS News since 1988, when she joined as an associate producer. She worked her way up and in 2006 then-EP Rome Hartman named her a Senior Producer on “Evening News.” Hartman is now the EP of the Williams hour on NBC. The as-yet unnamed show will debut in the Fall.

Boyle is the third senior producer to leave “Evening News” in the last couple of months joining Bill Piersol and Chris Dinan out the door. Dinan left “Evening News” for ABC “World News” last month.

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!
 

More Changes Under New CBS News Regime

Five months into the tenure of CBS News chairman Jeff Fager and CBS News president David Rhodes, there are more staff changes on West 57th Street… and beyond.

TVNewser has learned correspondents Terry McCarthy (left) and Don Teague are no longer working with the network. McCarthy joined CBS from ABC two years ago. Based in the LA bureau, he was a foreign reporter for CBS. Teague joined CBS from NBC two years ago and was based out of Dallas.

Also, Bill Piersol has left CBS Evening News where he was a senior producer. Guy Campanile, who was the business producer for “Evening News,” has been named a senior producer. Piersol follows Chris Dinan out the door. Dinan left “Evening News” for ABC “World News” last month.

Brian Kennedy Returns to ABC as Executive Director of Newsgathering Operations

CBS News executive Brian Kennedy is returning to ABC News as executive director of newsgathering operations. Kennedy had been executive director of digital newsgathering for CBS News.

The move will be a homecoming for Kennedy, who worked at ABC from 1994-2006 as a producer in the U.S. and Middle East.

In an email to staff, ABC News senior VP Kate O’Brian wrote of Kennedy:

“It is great to have Brian back at ABC and I look forward to working closely with him. Brian’s experience in the development of innovative technology and team approach will be a great match for the talented people in the newsgathering operations units.”

This is the second high profile hire of CBS talent to ABC this week. On Tuesday, Chris Dinan announced he was leaving as senior broadcast producer of the “CBS Evening News” for a senior producer job at ABC” World News.”

O’Brian’s memo is after the jump.

Read more

Chris Dinan jumps from CBS News to ABC News

Chris Dinan is leaving CBS News and joining ABC News, TVNewser has learned.

Dinan has been senior broadcast producer of the “CBS Evening News” since September 2007. Both the former anchor of the broadcast — Katie Couric, and its executive producer — Rick Kaplan, now work for ABC News. Kaplan is the EP of “This Week” and Couric will be contributing to ABC News this summer has she plans her weekday talk show beginning next fall.

It’s not clear yet what Dinan will be doing at ABC News. Dinan was a CBS lifer joining as a desk assistant for CBS Radio News in 1987. He moved up to writer, editor and producer for CBS’s morning show before joining “Evening News” in 2007.

> Update: Dinan has been named a senior producer on “World News with Diane Sawyer.” Note from “World News” EP Jon Banner after the jump…

Read more