Steve Capus

CBS Exec Steve Capus Discusses the Evolution of the Evening News

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

It’s Official: Deborah Turness Named President of NBC News

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.

Report: NBC News Sets Sights on Deborah Turness

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.

Steve Capus Out at NBC News

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.”

Microsoft Finally Splits With NBC

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.

‘Rock Center’ Not Rocking

Pushed into service following the failure of The Playboy Club, expectations for the NBC newsmagazine Rock Center With Brian Williams were understandably modest. Two episodes in, and the Peacock appears to have yet another ratings challenge on its hands.