Mary Noonan has joined ABC News as VP of Talent and Development, reporting to SVP Barbara Fedida. Noonan joins from CNBC where she produced documentaries, helping the long form unit win a Murrow award in 2012. Noonan joined CNBC in 2011 from CBS News where she’d spent 23 years in a variety of roles. Noonan started out in 1988 as an assistant at newsmagazine “West 57th,” then moved on to “60 Minutes” and later “48 Hours” before being named Director of Talent Development for CBS News.
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Mary Noonan is leaving W 57th and headed for Englewood Cliffs.
Noonan, who spent 23 years at CBS News most recenly as director of talent development, is joining CNBC’s documentary unit as senior producer. Many CBSers, current and former, turned out for her going away party last night, including “48 Hours” EP Susan Zirinsky, Bravo’s Andy Cohen, who stopped over before his “Watch What Happens Live” show and ABC News president Ben Sherwood.
Noonan had worked at CBS News since her senior year in college, when she was an intern on the network’s overnight news broadcast.
Michael’s Restaurant, New York’s media hangout, was the scene of a ladies lunch in honor of CBS Early Show newsreader and weekend anchor Erica Hill today.
In addition to Hill, Katie Couric was there, as was correspondent Dr. Debbye Turner Bell and executives Linda Mason, Kara Kasarjian, producer of the weekend edition and Mary Noonan, director of talent development for CBS.
The lunch was hosted by Barbara Fedida, VP of talent development for CBS News.