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The Morning Ticker: Fusion, CNNI, FoxNewsGo

  • Tim Pool is joining Fusion from Vice. Pool will be senior correspondent and Director of Media Innovation. “Tim has offered audiences a perspective on news events that mainstream outlets have not been able to match using little more than his smartphone and a battery pack,” says Fusion CEO Isaac Lee.

  • CNN International is making changes to its management team. CNNI EVP Tony Maddox, says the staff changes will “bring the strengths of these exceptional editorial operators to bear on the key parts of the CNN International network.” More on the new roles after the jump.

  • Fox News is now everywhere. Following 9 months of beta testing, the new FoxNewsGo and FoxBusinessGo apps launch today with simulcasts of FNC and FBN programming on iOS and Android devices. The authenticated app is available in 70 million homes that are current FNC/FBN subscribers.

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CNN, Bloomberg TV Win AIB Awards

CNN AIB awardsCNN and Bloomberg TV were honored with Association for International Broadcasting awards at the AIB gala in London this week.

CNN took home awards in the Live Journalism and Short Feature categories. The network’s coverage of the anti-government protests in Turkey won for Live Journalism, with the judges calling it “great live, on-the-ground reporting in challenging circumstances.” The network’s “Damascus Undercover: Daraya” was praised for its “moving and gripping report” in its win for Short Feature.

Bloomberg TV’s Francine Lacqua was the winner in the International TV Personality” category. She was lauded for her “excellent, direct style, coupled with a warmth for her guests that belies a steely determination to find answers.”

[CNN staffers pictured from left to right: senior director of London Coverage Tommy Evans, vice president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa Deborah Rayner and photojournalist Alex Platt]