New “Today” show EP Don Nash has made some staff changes. 15-year NBC veteran Matt Carluccio takes over leading the 7am hour. He’s been senior producer of staffing and assignments. That job will now go to Libby Leist, an 11-year NBC veteran who has been the show’s point person in Washington, DC. Leist moves to New York for the job. And back in Washington, Scott Foster, who began his NBC career as a DC desk assistant in 2001, will become the senior “Today” show producer in Washington.
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NBC News senate producer Libby Leist has been promoted to DC senior producer for “Today.”
Leist replaces Meaghan Rady, who was recently named deputy bureau chief in Washington. She has worked at NBC’s DC bureau since 2001, most recently as NBC’s capitol hill senior producer.
“I know we are all very much looking forward to working with her as the TODAY DC Senior Producer,” executive producer Jim Bell wrote in a note to “Today” staffers on Friday.
Read Bell’s full note after the jump.
MSNBC’s “The Daily Rundown” is adding Brooke Brower to its ranks as senior producer. Brower had been a producer with “Hardball.” He is replacing Libby Leist, who was recently named Senate producer for NBC News. Before joining NBC in 2005, Brower worked at Congressional Quarterly and for ABC News’ political unit.