Esposito brings more than 30 years of reporting experience to NBC, where he will be the senior executive producer of the investigative unit. In his 12 years at ABC, he focused primarily on homeland security and the criminal justice system as a member of a member of Brian Ross‘ investigative unit.
Schone will join the investigative unit at NBCNews.com as an editor on April 22. At ABC, he was digital managing editor of the investigative unit. He was previously the executive news editor of Salon.com and a senior contributing writer at SPIN magazine.
“Richard and Mark are bold, experienced journalists known for their intrepid work. By building on the outstanding efforts of our veteran teams and utilizing our multiple on-air and online platforms, we now have an unparalleled capacity to continue breaking news and dig even deeper into important stories,” NBC News SVP Antoine Sanfuentes said in a statement.
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