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Longtime ‘Meet the Press’ EP Betsy Fischer Martin to Depart NBC News

After 23 years, Betsy Fischer Martin is set to depart NBC News. In an email to friends and colleagues this morning, she writes, “As some of you know, this is my last week with an @nbc email address. You can find me a lot of places this...Show More Summary

Miley Cyrus Covers V Magazine

Miley Cyrus is V Magazine’s latest cover star. This is her second time on the fashion glossy’s cover. Cyrus is the featured artist for V Magazine‘s “Rebel Issue,” because nothing says rebel like a rich kid who makes terrible music. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Departing CNN Producer’s “Love Letter” Pines for Old Days of Objectivity and Balance

CNN Producer Kim Segal, who is leaving the network to work as an attorney in the Broward County Public Defender’s office, sent a love letter via Facebook to her employer thanking them for paying for her law degree, but also lamenting the changes in the news business: Dear CNN, I loved you from the moment […]

Sunday Show Ratings: August 24

CBS’ “Face the Nation” notched a win in total viewers on August 24, besting ABC’s “This Week” by +242,000 total viewers. “This Week” won in the A25-54 demo beating the CBS broadcast by 28,000 viewers.  ”Meet the Press,” guest hosted by Chris Jansing was third. Show More Summary

Sherman Alexie & Jess Walter to Host a Weekly Podcast

3 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Two writers, Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter, plan to launch a podcast called “A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment.” The premiere podcast was unleashed on August 25th and it contains two episodes. Followers can expect a new one to be released every other Wednesday. Show More Summary

Anchor Justin Wilfon Says Farewell to KJRH

KJRH anchor Justin Wilfon bid farewell to viewers at Tulsa’s NBC affiliate, ending nine years with the station. “I’ll miss all my co-workers and Tulsa, he said. “My nine years here really have been the best years of my life.” The station...Show More Summary

This Week In Photography Books: Oscar Palacio

by Jonathan Blaustein I was watching “The Lone Ranger” on TV yesterday. It’s possible I’m the only person in America who saw the whole damn thing. Major bomb, it was. (Who knew Jerry Bruckheimer could fail at anything?) The movie wasn’t half as bad as I expected. (And boy, is that Armie Hammer a handsome […]

Diane Sawyer Voices New David Muir ‘World News Tonight’ Promo

TVNewser got its hands on the first promo for “World News Tonight with David Muir,” which officially debuts Tuesday night. The promotional spot is voiced by former “World News” anchor Diane Sawyer. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Bauer Media Creates Digital Division

Bauer Media has announced a new branch of the company — Bauer Xcel Media – which will focus entirely on the digital side of Bauer’s brands, like In Touch Weekly and Life & Style. Christian Baesler, who most recently served as VP of new media, has been tapped as president of Bauer Xcel Media. Show More Summary

Accused Sacramento Anchor Makes First Appearance in Court

Sabrina Rodriguez, former anchor for Sacramento Fox affiliate KTXL, made a first appearance in a Sacramento court on theft charges. Rodriguez told the Sacramento Bee she intends to clear her name. “As you saw in court, there are a number...Show More Summary

Texas Monthly BBQ editor travels ‘from one end of the state to the other eating smoked brisket’

Happy Labor Day weekend. Andrew Beaujon’s back on Tuesday. Thanks for reading this week. Ask him about his cholesterol: The nation’s only full-time barbecue editor — no, he doesn’t weigh 400 pounds — understands why readers are obsessed...Show More Summary

Mediabistro Morning Roundup – 8.29.14

From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. AllTwitter Twitter Analytics Are Now Available to Everyone TVNewser Bill Wolff Named Executive Producer of The View AgencySpy Intel Begins Creative Review FishbowlNY AP...Show More Summary

Media Internships Don’t Lead to Jobs. So What?

We all know internships are the best way to get a job in media, right? Er, not so much, according to this interactive chart via LinkedIn. The research doesn’t even delve into the issues of paying interns or what, if anything, you can get from working in digital media. Show More Summary

Viking Children’s Books to Publish New Sarah Dessen YA Novel

3 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Young adult author Sarah Dessen has signed a deal to pen her twelfth novel Saint Anything. The story stars a young girl named Sydney who deals with the despair and consequences that follows from her older brother’s incarceration. Viking Children’s Books, an imprint at Penguin Young Readers Group, will publish the book on 2015. Show More Summary

So you got arrested in Ferguson, now what?

If you’re Matthew Giles, an NYU grad student studying in the Media, Culture and Communications department, then the answer has a few components. 1. Try and get your arrest record through a variety of ways. 2. Try and get disassociated from a group of protesters whose members were arrested on the same night. Giles went to St. Show More Summary

Morning Report for August 29, 2014

Jon Stewart: “Look, there’s a lot of reasons why I hate myself — being Jewish isn’t one of them.” (hollywoodreporter.com) Om Malik would like to see Google create tools just for journalists. (om.co) Chicago Tribune gets a Kaiser Family Foundation grant to help pay its Obamacare-beat reporter’s salary. (robertfeder.com) Who’s behind … Read More

Friday Morning Splash

What’s Happening — National Book Festival at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Saturday at 10 a.m. — “Anchorman: The Exhibit” Closing Day at the Newseum, Sunday at 9 a.m. The Revolving Door Know someone starting or leavingShow More Summary

Pen Center USA Unveils 24th Annual Literary Award Winners

3 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

PEN Center USA has unveiled some of the winners of the 24th annual literary awards. Each writer will receive a one thousand dollar cash prize. At this point in time, the Graphic Literature Award winner and the recipient of the organization’s Award of Honor have not yet been revealed. Show More Summary

Under Armour Inspiration: Defy the Odds & Overcome Rejection

Need a little inspiration on this fabulous Friday of Labor Day weekend? Maybe you studied biology in college, graduated in May and now you’re pursuing a job in advertising? Maybe you work in accounting and have your eye on moving internally...Show More Summary

Morning Media Newsfeed: Wolff Named EP of The View | Wright to Exit Turner Broadcasting

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Bill Wolff Named EP of The View, Brian Balthazar Joining ABC Show as Co-EP (TVNewser) A week after signing off as EP of The Rachel Maddow Show, Bill Wolff has been announced as the new executive producer of The View. Show More Summary

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