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The Ticker: Roberts, Kroft, Barry

  • Broadcasting and Cable has named “Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts to its Hall of Fame Class of 2014. The 24th Annual Hall of Fame will be celebrated at the Waldorf Astoria on October 20.

  • Steve Kroft took home his third Gerald Loeb award last night, this time for his “60 Minutes” investigation, “40 Million Mistakes,” which looked into the inaccuracies of credit reporting agencies.

  • Samantha Barry is CNN’s new Senior Director for Social News. Barry joins from the BBC and has also been consulting for the U.S. State Department, training local organizations and journalists on social strategies in places like India, Iraq and Nigera.

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