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The Weekend Ticker: Kapp, Karl, Garibotto…

  • Lauren Kapp, the former top communications and marketing executive at NBC News who left for a strategy and marketing position at Huffington Post in May, will be leaving that job next week. Reuters reports Kapp will leave Huffington Post Media Group August 1, three months after joining from NBC. Reuters says personal reasons are behind the change.
  • Former Vice President Dick Cheney was interviewed yesterday by ABC’s Jonathan Karl. The interview, Cheney’s first since his heart transplant earlier this year, will be previewed across all ABC’s platforms on Monday, and will air in its entirety on “Nightline” Monday evening.
  • Pilar Garibotto has been named executive producer of “Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste,” Telemundo’s weekly newsmagazine show. Garibotto joins Telemundo from KRCA, a Spanish-language station in Los Angeles.
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