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Ticker: Carney, Williams, Abramson

Jay Carney will leave his role as a CNN political analyst as he takes a job in the private sector. Playbook reports the former White House press secretary and TIME journalist will join Amazon as SVP of Worldwide Corporate Affairs. He’ll...Show More Summary

Bloomberg TV to Launch Canadian Channel

Bloomberg TV is going north. Bloomberg TV Canada will launch later this year with studios in the heart of Toronto’s financial district in a partnership with Canadian media company Channel Zero. \"Canada is a vital market for us,” says company...Show More Summary

TV Jobs: KXAS, KTRK, KSTP

This week, KXAS is hiring an executive producer, and KTRK needs a multimedia photojournalist. Meanwhile, KSTP is seeking a part-time news producer, and WNYW/WWOR is on the hunt for a promotion producer. Get the scoop on these openings...Show More Summary

Former New York Times Executive Editor Abramson Receives $1 Million Book Deal

Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson, who was fired from that job last May, is laughing all the way to the bank. The New York Post reported that Simon & Schuster will pay her what is believed to be about $1 million for her new book on the future of the media. While this seems […]

WYFF Reporter Eats a Snowman’s Remains

WYFF reporter, Myra Ruiz, tried to show she was a good student while reporting about local kids sledding in the snow. The Greenville, S.C. NBC affiliate’s reporter says she took some sledding lessons from the kids, then tried to show...Show More Summary

Bakersfield Anchor Gets Giggles at Worst Possible Moment

Aaron Perlman broke while filling in for regular morning anchor Amity Addrisi on this morning’s newscast on KBFX. The Bakersfield, Calif. FOX affiliate’s weather anchor started laughing shortly after co-anchor Rob Finnerty was wrapping...Show More Summary

WSBT Anchor Says ‘See You Around’ After 40 Years in TV

Cindy Ward started her TV career in Stuebenville, Ohio doing gas reports. She retired this week from South Bend, Ind. CBS affiliate WSBT after 40 years in TV news. \"While most people in our community know Cindy Ward for her anchoring...Show More Summary

Did Jacksonville Anchor Have to Straighten Her Hair to Get a Job?

In light of the recent Zendaya controversy surrounding E! Entertainment anchor Giuliana Rancic, TVSpy noticed an interview the Jacksonville Business Journal recently did with Romney Smith. Long story short: Zendaya wore dreads. Rancic...Show More Summary

#TBT: Advice on Making it in the Business from TV Newsers

Today’s Throw Back Thursday comes from the collected wisdom of those who have made it to the top in medialand. Al Roker, Christiane Amanpour, Dr. Oz, Lou Dobbs, Erin Burnett, Jerry Springer and Larry King all give their best advice on how to make it in the business. Work hard. Show More Summary

Granite Sued by Trio Arrested for Looting After Tornado

Granite Broadcasting, parent company of Peoria NBC affiliate WEEK, along with the city of Peoria and its police department are being sued by a trio of Peoria residents for false arrest and defamation. The Peoria Journal Star reports the three were arrested for looting after a tornado hit Washington, Illinois. Show More Summary

KMCI Adds 7AM Weekday Newscast

Kansas City independent station KMCI is adding an hour-long 7:00 a.m. newscast to its program lineup. “41 Action News Today on 38 The Spot” will be anchored by Patrick Fazio and Lindsay Shively, along with meteorologist Kalee DionneShow More Summary

FishbowlDC Q&A with BBC’s First Disabled Correspondent, Gary O’Donoghue

The BBC’s newest Washington correspondent is not your typical journalist. At the age of eight, Gary O’Donoghue lost his sight on the same day his family bought their first color TV. The English-born, Oxford-educated political journalist...Show More Summary

Eric Holder Snubs Fox News

Attorney General Eric Holder will be giving exit interviews to several networks, however, Fox News will not be among them. In a statement issued by executive VP of FNC, Michael Clemente – and read aloud by Bret Baier on Special Report earlier...Show More Summary

FCC Chair on Net Neutrality Vote: ‘Today is the proudest day of my public policy life.’

In a 3-2 decision, the Federal Communications Commission voted today in favor of Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal to regulate broadband and mobile companies as public utilities. “Today, after a decade of debate and an open, robust, year-long...Show More Summary

#tbt: That Time Mitch McConnell Brought a Gun to CPAC

Remember that time Mitch McConnell brought a gun to CPAC 2014? We do. Presenting a musket to his colleague, Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK), at last year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, then Senate Minority Leader took the stage...Show More Summary

DC Jobs: Crosscut Strategies, PBS Newshour

This week, Crosscut Strategies is hiring a director, as well as a senior vice president/vice president. Meanwhile, PBS Newshour needs a senior editorial producer, and Washingtonian Magazine is on the hunt for an art director. Get the...Show More Summary

Rajiv Chandrasekaran Leaves WaPo for New Seattle Venture

Longtime Washington Post senior correspondent and associate editor Rajiv Chandrasekaran is headed west to Seattle, where he will launch a media startup. Why Seattle? The venture, according to Chandrasekaran’s Facebook page, will jointly...Show More Summary

Thursday Morning Splash

What’s Happening — National Journal presents Conversation with the Chairman, Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee at the Newseum, 8:30 a.m. — The Christian Science Monitor presents The Future of Cybersecurity Innovation at the St. Show More Summary

The Dominican American National Foundation + Hennessy = Good Times

Music Executive Johnny Marines, Bravo & BET TV Personality Julissa Bermudez and Latin Music Producer and Artist, Maffio. (Credit Joy Asico) When you combine two great things like Dominicans and alcohol, you can’t go wrong. Yesterday evening, Hennessy V.S.O.P. Show More Summary

Bloomberg Means Business: Expense Report Edition

The life of a Bloomberg reporter is not all snack-packed kitchens and bloated salaries. The company means business.  Or at least when it comes to expense reports. Though one Bloomberg reporter referred to it as “one of the most effective...Show More Summary

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