In his time at CBS, Plesser worked as a producer on “60 Minutes” and “Evening News.” Most recently, he has been a producer for CBS News foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward, who frequently reports from the same places Engel and his team travel. In 2011, he was the first Western journalist to report from Tripoli during the uprising in Libya.
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NBC News is handing chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel his own production unit, which will produce both short-form and long-form pieces for all NBC News broadcasts and platforms.
The company has also named Madeleine Haeringer as the EP of the unit. Haeringer worked closely with Engel for years, and was most recently senior producer of NBC worldwide newsgathering.
“The Engel unit will not only deliver robust, real-time coverage of breaking international news such as the chaos currently unfolding in Egypt — but also pursue longer-lead reporting, carry out investigations, secure newsmaker interviews, and uncover stories of human interest and global significance,” wrote David Verdi, senior VP of newsgathering in an email to staff obtained by TVNewser. “The unit will combine speed, access, and analysis to bring our viewers and readers to the front lines of international developments wherever they take place.”
NBC is in the process of staffing up the unit. More details in Verdi’s email, below.
Madeleine Haeringer has been named Senior Producer, Newsgathering for NBC News. Haeringer was promoted earlier this year to Coordinating Producer and has been NBC’s lead foreign producer working alongside war correspondent Richard Engel for several years. Haeringer has been producing from war zones for most of the last decade, including producing for Ashleigh Banfield‘s MSNBC show in the early days of the war in Afghanistan. In her new role, she’ll manage major breaking foreign and domestic stories in the field across all NBC News platforms.
Longtime NBC News staffer Madeleine Haeringer has been promoted to coordinating producer for the network. Haeringer is the primary producer for NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, but has also coordinated other foreign news coverage including NBC’s efforts in the aftermath of the earthquake Haiti. Click continued to read the internal email.
NBC Nightly News EP Bob Epstein sent a note to his staff today thanking them for their hard work covering the earthquake.
“Our coverage from Haiti has produced some of the finest journalism ever seen on this broadcast. From the moment our first teams went in — Kerry Sanders leading the way from Miami — and our Nightly team of Brian Williams, Subrata De, Madeleine Haeringer, Craig White, Aaron Sasson — as well as Ann Curry, Al Roker, Lester Holt, and all the other producers, correpondents, camera crews and technicans — we had this story covered like no other…”
Full memo after the jump…