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It’s Official: NPR Announces ‘Morning Edition’ Executive Producer

For the past six months Tracy Wahl has been the acting Executive Producer of NPR’s “Morning Edition.” This morning they announced her permanent place in the role.

“Tracy Wahl will be Morning Edition’s next Executive Producer,” NPR announced in a morning release. “Tracy has been acting EP for the past six months, during which she drove the show’s coverage of major stories, from the Boston Marathon bombings to the NSA leaks story. During the same period, Morning Edition produced ambitious reporting from Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Afghanistan, Syria and Iran.”

She joined Morning Edition in 2008 and has been with NPR since 1997.

Under Wahl will be Lynette Clemetson, who will be one of Tracy’s top deputies as a Senior Supervising Editor.

Lynette is the Director of StateImpact and will remain with that team until late September when NPR’s role in the project winds down. Prior to joining NPR, Lynette was a domestic correspondent for NYT, where she covered politics and social issues. Before that, she was a national and international correspondent for Newsweek. Noteworthy: She was the first managing editor of TheRoot.com.

 

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Quotes of the Day

“Sunset over BloomingdaleDC” by Tracy Wahl, Supervising Producer at National Public Radio’s Morning Edition.

BuzzFeed bureau chief gives D.C. tavern a big thumbs down

“If you can’t clean your damn collards and put a lil swine in em, WHY TRY YOU DUMB YANKEE?? #fallofshawstavern,” wrote John Stanton. “Also I have some sharp ass teeth. If its hard for me to eat your damn ribs YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG, Shaw’s Tavern ‘Chef.’”

Post respiratory failure diet

“Pizza for dinner, cupcakes for dessert, washed down w a Super Big Gulp. Sounds like a lonely single guy’s political statement.” – Breitbart.com‘s Dan Riehl‘s riehlly stupid diet.

Wife orders editor to Target at 5:30 a.m.

“Dispatched by bride to Target at 530a to get in line for lad’s Xmas present. Second person just showed up. #merryxmas.” — National Journal Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier. When asked by U.S. News & World Report‘s Robert Schlesinger what the present was, he replied, “The new Wii system. I’m just following orders.”

This 4-year-old wants your job 

“My 4-year-old daughter to me: ‘Dad, I want to be a blogger.’ #changingtimes” — Political writer and jazz pianist Peter Daou.

And this father is in big trouble… “Bad dad forgets ballet slippers <shame>” — WTOP’s Neal Augenstein.

Journo bugged by building noise

“My weekends are now filled with the noise of construction on the apartment below. There oughta be a law.” — Kelly Jane Torrance, writer.

Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry contributed to this report.

A mean Helen Thomas joke and a journo spends part of weekend in ER…

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