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Posts Tagged ‘Kate Lunger’

The AM Ticker: Lunger, ‘CTM,’ ‘Crossfire’

  • CNN has promoted Kate Lunger to VP of CNN special events for the channel. Lunger has been with CNN since 1996, and has helped oversee coverage of the 2012 election, the Boston bombings and the election of Pope Francis, among other stories.

  • “CBS This Morning” gets profiled by The Daily Beast. “The task Licht was given, he said, was simply to ‘blow up the morning. Not to tinker around the edges but to do something completely different.’”

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Jeff Kepnes Upped to EP of Special Events for CNN

CNN’s Jeff Kepnes has just gotten a promotion, to Executive Producer of Special Events for the network.

New York-based Kepnes, who reports to Kate Lunger, has been heading up the network’s special events coverage recently including the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Anderson Cooper‘s New Year’s Eve special, and Black in America town halls. Kepnes joined CNN in 2003 as senior producer of “Paula Zahn Now.” He’d worked for Fox News and, before that, at MSNBC where he was senior producer of “Equal Time with Paul Begala and Oliver North.”

Kepnes is married to Fox Business Network anchor Liz Claman. The couple has two children.