Specs Who Steve Capus New gig Executive editor, CBS News;executive producer, CBS Evening News Old gig President, NBC News;executive producer, NBC Nightly News Age 50
A little more than a week after word began circulating that ITV News editor Deborah Turness was on the verge of being named president of NBC News, Pat Fili-Krushel made it official.
ITV News editor Deborah Turness is on the verge of becoming president of NBC News, which would make her the first woman to helm a network TV division in the U.S.
NBC News president Steve Capus on Friday announced that he is leaving the network. In a memo issued to staffers, Capus said that while it is “an extremely difficult decision to walk away from [NBC News],” it was “time to head in a new direction.”
NBC News announced late Sunday evening that the organization has acquired full control of MSNBC.com, ending a joint venture between NBC and Microsoft. Adweek had first reported that divorce talks had gotten serious between the two companies back in May.