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Walker Becomes CNN NY Bureau Chief

As CNN’s New York bureau chief Edith Chapin heads to the nation’s capital, DC-based senior manager Darius Walker is moving to the Big Apple to replace her.

“In restructuring the DC desk, assignment editors, futures, and beats into a much stronger, more responsive, and aggressive newsgathering team, Darius showed himself to be a decisive, passionate and strong leader. He will undoubtedly bring those qualities and more to this major new position,” Jon Klein said in a memo today.

Walker spent time at ABC News and WNBC before moving to CNNfn and eventually CNN/U.S…

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