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NBC’s Lloyd Siegel and Belo’s Robert Decherd to Receive RTDNF First Amendment Awards

Lloyd Siegel, NBC News Partnerships vice president, and Robert Decherd, Belo’s president and CEO, will receive 2013 RTDNF First Amendment Awards.

Siegel (pictured) is responsible for coordinating relationships between NBC and its more than 200 affiliated stations. He will be presented with the RTDNF First Amendment Service Award, given to a person who works in an off-air management capacity.

Decherd will receive the First Amendment Leadership Award, presented to a business leader who has significantly contributed “to protecting freedom of the press.” Belo owns 20 local stations across the country.

Both awards will be presented at the organization’s annual awards dinner in Washington, DC on March 14. CNN’s Candy Crowley will also be honored, receiving the Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award.

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David Verdi to Oversee Affiliate Partnerships at NBC

NBC News announced Tuesday that David Verdi will step into the role of senior vice president of worldwide newsgathering, where he will oversee partnerships with the network’s affiliates and the NBC News Channel.

Verdi was previously VP of newsgathering at NBC. In a memo to NBC Universal staffers on Tuesday, president Steve Capus said Verdi’s new role will “effectively create the strongest news gathering unit of any news organization, pulling together the resources of NBC News, the NBC News Channel, and our affiliates.”

Lloyd Siegel will continue to manage affiliate relations and Bob Horner will continue his leadership of NBC News Channel “in greater partnership with David Verdi’s team,” Capus wrote. TVNewser has Capus’ full note.